Tag Archives: NSA

Are you prepared for the coming encryption wars?

Yesterday, on my personal blog, I wrote about the U.S. intelligence chiefs’ recent Q&A session at the National Security Summit in Washington D.C., and how they seemed annoyed that the public’s response to the news that their most private communications had been spied on, for years and without suspicion or warrant, was cynicism and distrust. […]

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Comment: Safeguarding data – secure, private and accessible

Privacy between a lawyer and their client has, traditionally, been sacrosanct but new legal rulings and increased data vulnerability through employees using their own computer devices threatens security and confidentiality. Thomas Chappelow, managing director of Nimbox, examines these threats and explains what can be done to ensure that files are securely encrypted and can be […]

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Web giants call for action against Government privacy laws

Some of the largest Internet companies in the world have joined forces, in order to persuade the U.S. government to reform its surveillance and intelligence oversight policies. AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo authored an open letter to Washington, stating that: “The balance in many countries has tipped too far in favor […]

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