Physical Key Escrow
This creates far more security risks than it solves:
The city council in Cedar Falls, Iowa has absolutely crossed the line. They voted 6-1 in favor of expanding the use of lock boxes on commercial property. Property owners would be forced to place the keys to their businesses in boxes outside their doors so that firefighters, in that one-in-a-million chance, would have easy access to get inside.
We in the computer security world have been here before, over ten years ago.
Posted on July 14, 2011 at 6:38 AM • 103 Comments