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  • What is a VPN and Should You Use One?

    Know Your Mobile> User Guides> The Ultimate VPN FAQ – A Complete Guide For First-Time Users… The Ultimate VPN FAQ – A Complete Guide For First-Time Users… by Richard Goodwin If you’re new to the world of VPNs and are completely confused by the entire concept, don’t worry – you’re not alone! Just take 10 […]

  • Texting or e-mail: Which gives you more secure communication?

    USA Today (TNS) 1 day ago © Provided by The Jordan Times   Photo courtesy of eff.org WhatsApp, text or e-mail — which is the most secure option when your conversation really has to be locked down? The recent private-messages-going-public news with Congress scouring the messages obtained from diplomats as part of its impeachment inquiry […]

  • Unsung Shadow Warriors

    The Book of Honor: The Secret Lives and Deaths of CIA Operatives by Ted Gup   Rating details ·  721 ratings  ·  52 reviews In the entrance of the CIA headquarters looms a huge marble wall into which seventy-one stars are carved-each representing an agent who has died in the line of duty. Official CIA records […]

  • Unbreakable Encryption

    Scientists in Scotland help develop world’s first encryption system that is ‘unbreakable’ by hackers New chip stores data as light which is then scrambled differently every single time information is sent onwards Colin Drury @colin__drury ‘People are becoming increasingly concerned about the privacy of their data so this is future-proofing their security’ ( Getty/iStock ) […]

  • Hardening Our Quantum Defense Stragetgy

    INDUSTRY INSIGHT ‘Quantum supremacy’ demands prioritization of crypto protections By John Prisco Last month, Google claimed it had built a quantum computer that took only 200 seconds to run a computation that would have taken today’s fastest supercomputer 10,000 years, thus reaching an important milestone known as “quantum supremacy.” Researchers are predicting that quantum processing […]

  • Saudis Allegedly Recruited Twitter Workers to Spy

    The Saudi government hired two Twitter employees to get personal account information about critics of the regime, US prosecutors say. The accounts included a journalist with more than a million followers, as well as other well-known critics, according to the complaint, which was unsealed in the US District Court in San Francisco. © Reuters The […]

  • Canadian Spy Agency Held More Accountable

    Liberals bring in new rules for CSIS to make the spy agency more accountable By Alex BoutilierOttawa Bureau Tues., Nov. 19, 2019timer4 min. read OTTAWA—The Liberal government has issued a broad new directive requiring more accountability from Canada’s domestic spy agency, the Star has learned. The updated rules require the Canadian Security Intelligence Service to […]

  • Is Technology? the Master

    GCHQ facing ‘unique challenges’ of rapid technological change The spy agency’s chief Jeremy Fleming says accelerated technological advances have led to GCHQ altering the way it works. Deborah Haynes Image: GCHQ was formed on 1 November 1919, under the original name of the Government Code & Cypher School. Pic: GCHQ GCHQ will rise to the […]

  • It’s your Privacy Protect It!!

     How to protect your data 9 min read 2 comments Authored by: Eric Ferrari-Herrmann 5 days ago Thanks to the basic data protection regulation, the privacy settings of major online service providers such as Google or Facebook are finally moving to the forefront. This gives us users better control or at least insight into what […]

  • Free Introduction Cryptology Course

    Excellent Beginners Course in Encryption Online course in Teaching Introduction to Encryption and Cryptography Learn how encryption keeps information safe, and teach your students how it’s used in the world today. Supported by Google. What topics will you cover? A brief look at the history of encryption The encryption and decryption process, and the importance of keys […]