Tag: encryption

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Security Think Tank: Three ways to identify the best encryption use cases

September 25, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

Sound familiar? These are the mandates that many CISOs are receiving right now. They’re coming from executive management teams that are alarmed by the rising tide of ransomware attacks, scrambling to address privacy pressures from customers and regulators, and wildly […]

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5 questions every IT team should be able to answer

December 14, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Now more than ever, IT teams play a vital role in keeping their businesses running smoothly and securely. With all of the assets and data that are now broadly distributed, a CEO depends on their IT team to ensure employees […]

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The US government should stop demanding tech companies compromise on encryption

January 15, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

In a tweet late Tuesday, President Trump criticized Apple for refusing “to unlock phones used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements.” Trump was specifically referring to a locked iPhone that belonged to a Saudi airman who killed […]

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Facebook Messenger now lets everyone encrypt their conversations, but there’s a catch

October 5, 2016

Via: The Next Web

Facebook has rolled out end-to-end encryption for all 900 million Messenger users so your conversations can’t be monitored by third parties. However, the new feature isn’t as usable as it needs to be. You’ll need to manually enable the ‘Secret […]

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Salesforce expands encryption options with ‘bring your own key’

July 12, 2016

Via: CIO is stepping up its efforts to woo security-conscious businesses by adding “bring your own key” encryption to its Salesforce Shield cloud services. Introduced a year ago, Shield offers encryption, auditing and event-monitoring functions to help companies build cloud apps […]

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Facebook brings end-to-end encryption to Messenger with ‘secret conversations’

July 9, 2016

Via: CIO

Facebook’s following the encrypted messaging trend set by other apps including Facebook-owned WhatsApp, Viber, and Google’s Allo. On Friday, the social network announced a limited beta version of Messenger for Android and iOS with an end-to-end encryption (E2EE) feature dubbed […]

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Google hopes to thwart quantum computers from cracking today’s internet encryption

July 8, 2016

Via: CIO

The encryption methods used to secure today’s internet communications won’t be impenetrable forever. More powerful “quantum computers” on the horizon could very well crack them. That’s why Google is testing out new cryptography that computers in the future might not […]