Disk Encryption and File Encryption
- December 20, 2016
Google offers developers a new tool, Project Wycheproof, to strengthen crypto libraries with a testing suite to check libraries for known weaknesses.
- October 13, 2016
Academic researchers show how to place undetectable encryption backdoors in cryptographic keys and passively decrypt data, which could undermine confidence in certain algorithms.
- September 13, 2016
Revisions to the Burr-Feinstein Compliance with Court Orders Act are allegedly circulating, but there are questions about how close the bill is to being resurrected.
- September 01, 2016
FBI Director James Comey wants to have an 'adult' conversation on the encryption debate, but many think that means ignoring experts and embracing the 'going dark' argument.
- July 01, 2016
The House Homeland Security Committee officially proposed the creation of a commission to study both sides of the encryption debate and provide official recommendations.
- July 01, 2016
Report: Enterprise encryption is on the rise as firms embrace use of encryption strategies; also, new Bart ransomware, IRS drops e-file PIN tool, and more.
- June 20, 2016
The director of the CIA denied that a government-mandated encryption backdoor would have an effect on U.S. business, but experts said the statement ignores the global market.
- June 09, 2016
Speaking at the Cloud Identity Summit, Gen. David H. Petraeus blasted the FBI's recent efforts to compel Apple to break the company's own encryption protection.
- June 02, 2016
In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss Craig Wright's failed effort to prove he is bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto and what that means for cryptocurrency.
- May 24, 2016
Encryption shouldn't be used to protect people from themselves, especially if it gets in the way of innovation.
- April 22, 2016
Experts face off in Congress over 'going dark' encryption debate, stake out positions on security, privacy and government access; polls show support for strong encryption.
- April 15, 2016
The encryption debate continues with release of the official draft of Burr-Feinstein 'Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016' mandating court order compliance.
- April 08, 2016
WhatsApp encryption was turned on for all types of messaging, including group chats, which advanced the conversation on 'going dark,' as new encryption legislation draft goes public.
- April 01, 2016
Roundup: After the Apple-FBI suit, ACLU reports U.S. ramping up crypto wars with All Writs suits for at least 63 iOS, Android devices; Senator Wyden stands up for strong crypto.
- March 03, 2016
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announces the 'Hack the Pentagon' bug bounty program and new Defense Innovation Advisory Board to be headed by Eric Schmidt.