Data protection startup Baffle raises $6 million in Series A
California-based Baffle, which sells a product that enables secure computing for cloud applications, has raised $6 million in a series A funding round.
Microsoft adopts Signal's encryption protocol for new private conversation mode
The Microsoft-backed messaging software will use Signal's encryption protocol to protect chats, file exchanges and recorded audio messages from one user's machine to the other.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants to bring back bill that bans strong encryption
Feinstein's Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016 was never formally introduced in a previous go-around.
Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware
The incident underscores a trend; elite hacking groups appear to be increasingly disguising their operations by disrupting an organization's business processes.
A top DOJ official is calling for 'responsible' encryption from Silicon Valley
Privacy and security advocates say that making such a compromise would effectively weaken encryption technology writ large because it would require creating an inherent vulnerability in the process.