Analyst and securitycurrent’s senior editor Victor Wheatman speaks with Gartner security and privacy analyst Lawrence Pingree on the calls by some security experts to boycott the RSA 2014 conference over the reported NSA revelations.

It began with a Reuters story from Joe Menn: Exclusive: “Secret contract tied NSA and security industry pioneer.” The report disclosed that RSA, the crypto pioneer and security products vendor, had allegedly accepted a secret $10 million payment from the NSA in order to incorporate a backdoor in to their BSafe crypto suite.

Hear their take.