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Congress wants to prevent states from weakening encryption

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has reintroduced legislation that would preempt any attempts by states to weaken encryption.

Can the growth of secure communications products continue?

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

Wickr CEO Joel Wallenstrom talks with Greg Otto on encrypted communications' growth and where Wickr is headed in the next year.

In the dark about 'going dark'

by cyber_admin • 3 weeks ago

Opinion: A former government official asks how could encryption statistics — cited repeatedly by the nation's top law enforcement officials — be so wrong for so long?

Encryption advocates rip FBI over inflated encrypted device statistics

by Ryan Duffy • 4 weeks ago

The FBI admitted that in public speeches and sworn congressional testimony over the last year, it has dramatically overstated the number of encrypted phones it cannot access.

Pentagon's websites need better security, Wyden says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 weeks ago

Wyden warns that neglecting the security of public-facing DOD websites could embolden cybercriminals and state-backed hackers.

Government would be barred from mandating crypto backdoors under House bill

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers wants to bar the federal government from mandating “backdoors,” or configurations that enable surveillance, in commercial software and hardware products.

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