Podcast Does it really matter if government has backdoors to our tech?

This week we tackle the debate around encryption on the teissPodcast. I hope you’re keeping healthy and sane in these …

Encryption Russia blocks encrypted email service ProtonMail

Russia said on Wednesday it had blocked the Swiss email service ProtonMail, popular among journalists and activists for its focus …

Encryption Specops’ Bitlocker key recovery

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The problem When an employee loses their laptop, the possibility of someone accessing their data by booting it up from …

Encryption Exclusive: Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained

Apple Inc dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after …

iPhone Trump criticises Apple’s encryption stance on Pensacola phones

President Donald Trump lashed out at Apple Inc on Tuesday, castigating the iPhone maker for what he said was its …

Encryption Encrypted app aims to boost anonymous sex crime reporting in India

Women in India will be able to anonymously report sexual abuse, seek medical or legal aid and create private journals …

WhatsApp Critical security flaw in WhatsApp allows manipulation of messages

Security researchers at Checkpoint have revealed the existence of a critical security flaw in messaging platform WhatsApp that allows anyone …

Threats US agencies batting for new legislation to enable encryption backdoors

Top federal officials in the United States are debating whether to introduce a new legislation to outlaw end-to-end encryption that …

News Passwords of G Suite enterprise users were stored in plain text since 2005

Google recently announced that an error in functionality in G Suite that allowed domain administrators to set and recover passwords …

Information Security What does an effective strategy for encryption entail?

Simon Keates, Business Development Director, EMEA at Thales eSecurity, highlights what the best approach for an effective encryption strategy is …

Threats Researchers uncover 180 vulnerabilities in 30 financial services apps

A widespread absence of application security controls and secure coding along with weak encryption standards have rendered a large number …

Threats Encryption backdoors will increase the risk of nation-state attacks

Nearly three in four IT security professionals believe that forcing organisations to create encryption backdoors to sensitive data could place …