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Tim Cook defended Apple's approach to security: 'Encryption is inherently great' (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook has robustly defended his company's strident approach to security in a new on-stage Q&A, declaring: "Encryption is inherently great." The Cupertino tech exec spoke in Salt Lake City, Utah, as part of the US state's "Utah Tech Tour" event, and video footage of the session is available online. (Scroll down to watch it.) Taking questions from the audience, Cook discussed a number of subjects, including augmented reality, Apple's business objectives, and formative lessons he has learned.
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