5 ways President Trump may affect computer security

5 ways President Trump may affect computer security

It’s no secret that conservatives, who will soon control all three branches of the U.S. government with the election of President Trump, are more liable to give more power and deference to law enforcement. Perhaps the strongest influence is the likely appointment of one to three conservative Supreme Court justices.

What does that mean for computer security? What are the good and the bad possible outcomes?

Increased privacy concerns

In general, most governments and their law enforcement agencies would like the ability to invade citizens’ privacy whenever they feel it would benefit their investigations. At the same time, businesses and marketers want as much insight into their potential customers’ lives to better sell goods and services.

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