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As homomorphic encryption gains steam, experts search for standards

by Sean Lyngaas • 15 hours ago

As homomorphic encryption gains greater traction, practitioners need a set of agreed parameters for implementing the algorithms.

With Will Hurd's retirement, Congress loses a key cybersecurity advocate

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The Texas Republican has advocated strong encryption and higher standards for connected devices.

NIST is preparing guidance on how to share .zip files in a more secure way

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Just because you compressed hundreds of files into a single folder doesn't mean that's secure. And now Sen. Ron Wyden is worried.

How secure is that .zip file? One senator is urging NIST to weigh in

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

“Many people incorrectly believe password-protected .zip files can protect sensitive data. Indeed, many password-protected .zip files can be easily broken with off-the-shelf hacking tools,” Sen. Ron Wyden writes in a letter to the federal agency.

Senator asks Department of Justice if it can keep a lid on its software exploits

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Sen. Ron Wyden is asking what law enforcement agencies are doing to protect their hacking tools from foreign spies.

Tech giants say UK spy agency’s encryption proposal is threat to security and human rights

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The tech coalition rejected the GCHQ's suggestion that adding a law enforcement official to a group chat or call would not threaten civil liberties or security.

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