Disk Encryption and File Encryption
- February 04, 2016
Former CIA and NSA director General Michael Hayden came out in favor of strong encryption but representatives in Congress and the Senate are continuing to pursue encryption backdoor legislation.
- February 01, 2016
A new report from Harvard said data 'going dark' in the face of strong encryption shouldn't be a problem for law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
- December 17, 2015
Strong encryption and encryption backdoors have become hot topics in the world of lawmakers and politicians, but security experts said those people don't understand the problem.
- December 10, 2015
FBI Director James Comey is sticking to the message that the FBI doesn't want encryption backdoor legislation, but one senator doesn't expect companies to comply without the legal impetus.
- November 18, 2015
The FBI's effort to gain access to encrypted devices and data has led to a standoff with technology companies, such as Apple. Here's where the 'going-dark' debate stands.
- October 09, 2015
News roundup: The EU Court has invalidated the Safe Harbor agreement, leaving companies scrambling to deal with overseas data transfers securely. Plus: SHA-1 collision attack; NIST email security initiatives; worry over cyberthreats.
- October 02, 2015
News roundup: Despite a low adoption rate going into the liability shift, many in the industry are optimistic about the future of EMV use. Plus: TrueCrypt flaws; AWS crypto keys stolen; women in infosec.
- July 17, 2015
News roundup: Are the tides turning on mobile app safety? One white hat hacker's attempt to reverse-engineer the Subway app offers surprising results. Plus: CloudFlare Transparency Report; another call to eliminate RC4; Black Hat attendant survey.
- July 10, 2015
News roundup: Despite the benefits of encryption, FBI Director James Comey says it inhibits legal investigations. It's up to tech companies to help. Plus, read about major "computer glitches," Kali 2.0 and more.
- June 12, 2015
News roundup: The call for ubiquitous HTTPS has grown stronger as of late; the White House and Apple are hoping to help push the movement. Plus: The cost of cybersecurity management to rise 38%; a 165% ransomware increase; gender salary gap closes?
- June 05, 2015
News roundup: New settings and options to boost user privacy and security are emerging on major websites, but is it enough?
- May 22, 2015
As privacy and security concerns rise, President Obama is urged to dismiss the call for government backdoors.
- February 10, 2015
HP has agreed to acquire encryption vendor Voltage Security. Gartner says the move will bolster HP's data protection and cloud security products.
- November 21, 2014
News roundup: As the industry responds to growing demand for end-to-end Internet encryption, some fear unintended consequences. Plus: Black hats wanted; Windows Phone survives Pwn2Own; webcam spying resurgence.
- July 02, 2014
Heartbleed exposed a number of long-standing issues at OpenSSL, but the open source encryption project has laid out plans to improve the organization.