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Pentagon lays out plan to secure websites in response to lawmaker inquiry

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 weeks ago

CIO Dana Deasy lays out the department's plan in response to Sen. Ron Wyden, who raised concerna about the security of DOD's many public-facing sites.

FBI director: Without compromise on encryption, legislation may be the 'remedy'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that unless the U.S. government and private industry are able to come to a compromise on the issue of strong encryption and backdoors, legislation may be how the debate is ultimately decided.

Congress wants to prevent states from weakening encryption

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months 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 months 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 months 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 • 3 months 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.

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