The best messaging apps with end-to-end encryption

There is a growing consciousness about the desire to keep one’s messages private. Some are concerned about hackers, or worry about the government spying on them, but most people just agree with the general principle that what you say in your chat conversations ought to stay between you and the people you chat with.Today’s top[…]

Encryption Finally Gaining Widespread Enterprise Adoption

A Ponemon survey reports that encryption use by companies jumped 7 percent to 41 percent, the largest increase in the 11-year history of the report.For a long time, encryption was like drinking prune juice or taking castor oil for employees in an enterprise—they only used it when they absolutely had to.No so anymore. Encryption for[…]

Facebook Messenger to feature optional end-to-end encryption

Facebook is joining a parade of tech companies rolling out end-to-end encryption following the FBI’s high-profile standoff with Apple, according to The Guardian.The social media giant plans to release an optional encrypted communications mode for its Messenger app in the coming months, the publication reports, citing sources close to the project.The option will allow the[…]

Senate Intel encryption bill could come next week

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee says a bill to give law enforcement access to encrypted data could come as early as next week.“I’m hopeful,” Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) told The Hill before a Wednesday vote.ADVERTISEMENTThe long-awaited bill — in the works since last fall’s terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif. —[…]