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Tobias Ebelshäuser

Client-Side Scanning with Carolyn Guthoff and Divyanshu Bhardwaj

As End-to-end encryption is becoming ever more widespread in most popular messaging services, discussions have emerged to enable the scanning of texts and files directly on end-user-devices. Carolyn Guthoff and Divyanshu Bhardwaj, usable security researchers at CISPA, have looked into these systems in their latest study on Client-Side-Scanning. In this episode, they discuss potential implications such a system would bring and how Client-Side Scanning is perceived by experts, from cybersecurity researchers to law enforcement agencies.

Content Warning: This episode includes mention of how Client-Side Scanning could help combat Child Sexual Abuse Material.