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Calls to Ban Effective Encryption Continue Despite Data Breach Crisis

Calls for the U.S. Congress to ban effective encryption are repeated despite the current information security crisis in which data breaches are regular news.

U.S. Senate Bill Seeks to Ban Effective Encryption, Making Security Illegal

Senators Feinstein, Burr published a bill in the United States Senate that would effectively ban effective encryption. This bill essentially says you can not have any conversation or data exchange that the government can not access if it wants to.

It is not just one iPhone, the FBI wants a future where it is impractical to deploy strong encryption without key escrow

The FBI wants a future where it is illegal or impractical to deploy strong encryption without key escrow, which is a key backup system that is insecure at scale. Data breach risks will increase as our devices become less secure.

How To Protect Against the POODLE SSLv3 Vulnerability

Raspberry Pi crypto key management project!

A dedicated offline crypto key management system OpenPGP and an SSL Certificate Authority set up for air-gapped operations using a Raspberry Pi B.

Introduction to OpenPGP: Decrypt this Message

In this first part of Introduction to OpenPGP, learn to password protect a file using GnuPG, which supports symmetric encryption in addition to its more powerful asymmetric mode.

Generate OpenSSL RSA Key Pair from the Command Line

In 42 seconds, learn how to generate 2048 bit RSA key. And then what you need to do to protect it.