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Firefox flips on default DNS over HTTPS to encrypt Internet traffic at the source

Mozilla has announced that it is enabling default DNS over HTTPS on its Firefox browser, likely setting up a lengthy battle with the U.S. government.

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The race for quantum-proof cryptography

Lawmakers briefed on quantum computing’s threat to encryption and the urgent need for mathematical research.

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US Department of Justice push for encryption backdoors might run afoul of First Amendment

Is encryption code speech? Earlier court rulings suggest that it is, legally, and therefore subject to First Amendment protections.

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Justice Department takes another run at encryption backdoors with ‘lawful access’

Law enforcement officials and experts on the distribution of child pornography gathered on Friday to make the emotional, if not technological, case that tech companies should open up their encryption schemes to police investigating...

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New MongoDB field-level encryption can help prevent data breaches

MongoDB aims to prevent exposed data stores by encrypting data in a way that makes it useless if compromised.

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EFF has an encryption plan for the entire internet

Spurred by government surveillance of data, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is making progress toward its goal of encrypting all internet traffic using technology and scorecards.

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What is SSL, TLS? And how this encryption protocol works

The SSL/TLS protocol encrypts internet traffic of all types, making secure internet communication (and therefore internet commerce) possible. Here are the basics of how it works and what comes next.

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Traveling to China for work? Punch through the Great Firewall and securely connect with your home office

Security is not just about confidentiality and integrity. It's also about availability. The new partnership between Wickr and Psiphon is worth a look for global enterprises with traveling employees.

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