After the Paris and Beirut attacks, several people and media houses are questioning terrorist use of encryption software. The author upholds the point of having such cryptography software and says that terrorism is not about means but about ends. If a terrorist uses a particular brand of car to carry out an attack, the car manufacturer is not going to stop manufacturing such cars. A terrorist can use any means to carry out an attack. Removing certain means will not stop terrorism. Perhaps finding the root cause of terrorism and eliminating that cause can.