Encryption can be a terrorist's tool. But it's also a key for those hunting attackers, and for many others.
The deadly attacks in Paris may soon reopen the debate over whether—and how—tech companies should let governments bypass the data scrambling that shields everyday commerce and daily digital life.
Google plans to ramp up security at its free email service by letting users know when messages arrive via unencrypted connections that could be prone to snooping or tampering.
"Indistinguishability obfuscation" is a powerful concept that would yield provably secure versions of every cryptographic system we've ever developed and all those we've been unable to develop. But nobody knows how to put ...
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a technology that turns biometric data, such as palm veins, into a cryptographic key. This newly developed technology enhances the security of the encryption method ...
If you want to protect valuable information, wouldn't you keep it under lock and key?
Google is set to invest in secure messaging start up Symphony, primarily used by major financial entities and valued at $650 million, the Wall Street Journal said Tuesday.
The Indian government backtracked Tuesday on a proposed requirement for all messages sent on social media and mobile chatting apps to be saved for several months as a way of defeating encryption technology.
The federal government needs to be clearer about the importance of accessing encrypted smartphone evidence in order to prosecute criminals, a Justice Department lawyer acknowledged Monday.
US law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that criminals and terror suspects would benefit from stronger data encryption, and called for service providers to retain access to such protected data.