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.
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.
A dedicated offline crypto key management system OpenPGP and an SSL Certificate Authority set up for air-gapped operations using a Raspberry Pi B.
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.
In 42 seconds, learn how to generate 2048 bit RSA key. And then what you need to do to protect it.