Disk Encryption and File Encryption
- 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.
- March 03, 2016
RSAC panelists had a spirited and nuanced debate about government encryption backdoors, and the topic is more difficult to parse than expected.
- March 01, 2016
Microsoft's top lawyer criticized the U.S. government's efforts to undermine strong encryption, and called on the industry to support and defend the technology.
- February 24, 2016
The technology industry has allowed the debate over encryption and "going dark" to get out of hand. But it can start to right that wrong at RSA Conference next week.
- February 17, 2016
A court order has ruled that Apple needs to create an iPhone backdoor to unlock the device used by the gunman in the San Bernardino killings, but Tim Cook opposed the ruling.
- 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.