Tag: encryption

European Union Proposes Rule Change to Ban Encryption Backdoors

Government officials and encryption often do not mix all that well. This is especially true when looking at the US government as an example. It now appears the EU parliament is trying to change things, by proposing to ban all encryption backdoors altogether. This is a major development in the fight for consumer privacy, although it remains to be seen how things will play out in the end. EU Is …
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Top 3 End-to-end Encrypted Messaging Apps Everyone Should Use

It is evident there will be a growing need for communication applications that provide users with privacy and encryption. Quite a few such platforms exist, as many companies focus on end-to-end encryption these days. Below is a brief overview of some of the more prominent encrypted communications apps people use today. 3. Silent Phone While most people focus on communicating through WhatsApp, Telegram, and Facebook messenger – all of …
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French Presidential Hopeful Macron Considers Enforcing Encryption Backdoors Upon US Tech Companies

It has been a little while since government officials around the world last mentioned encryption backdoors. This discussion is brought to the forefront once again by Emmanuel Macron, one of the many French Presidential hopefuls. His goal is to force US tech companies into creating encryption backdoors. So far, no one gives his plan any chance of succeeding, yet the French public seems to be gobbling up the news regardless. …
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Top 6 Data Encryption Solutions

People who take computer security seriously will acknowledge they need to encrypt data and create regular backups. Luckily, there are quite a few solutions that allow for both things at the same time. Below is a brief list of tools specializing in data encryption. Do keep in mind this list is not complete, but merely serves as an indicator as to what one should look for in such a software solution. 6. …
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