Bart Butler is lead engineer and CTO at ProtonMail, the world's largest secure email service. Previously, he worked at CERN for four years as a researcher at the Large Hadron Collider. He has a PhD in Particle Physics from Stanford University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard.
2017 - Encrypted Email: How Hard Could It Be?EN
Over the past 3 years, ProtonMail has grown into the world’s largest encrypted email service, with over 2 million users. I will discuss the benefits and challenges of working in the open and federated email space, the technical and usability hurdles surrounding encrypted email, and the importance of security-first development in the age of data breaches.