WikiLeaks: NSA spied on French companies

According to new WikiLeaks documents the US intelligence agency has also been spying on top industrial companies from France. Reasons for that seem not only to be geopolitical but also economically motivated.

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New Cryptshare for Outlook V2 out now

Outlook like you've never experienced it before: Send and receive encrypted e-mails and large files with the all new Cryptshare for Outlook V2!

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Award winning technology!

Nottinghamshire county council legal team wins ‘Legal team of the year’ at the 2015 MJ Awards by going paperless and combining standard low cost software and Cryptshare to revolutionise the costs of delivering court bundles.

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Where companies have to improve their IT-Security

A recently conducted survey shows how well companies are prepared when it comes to it-security. Even though many have set up decent basic measures most don’t go beyond that and take comprehensive care. Especially SME’s.

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Three reasons for strong encryption

New developments in the current debate about whether government agencies should be given access to encrypted data and communication: The US-Senate passes an NSA surveillance reform and two technology experts from the Congress write a letter to FBI Director James Comey naming three reasons why companies should not weaken their encryption products.

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SSL Bug „Logjam“

Updates on Cryptshare regarding "Logjam"

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No front door Mr. President, please!

We recently commented on NSA-Director Michael Rogers thinking about creating ‘front doors’ to encrypted digital data on phones, in emails etc. for authorities. Now top tech companies including Apple, Facebook, and Google signed a letter to US President Barack Obama to "reject any proposal that companies deliberately weaken the security of their products."

Unconnected with this our CEO Mark Forrest was approached by the British government on a similar topic. Read more about this below:

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May I read your e-mails Mr. President?

Apparently hackers have gained access to Barack Obamas e-mails. We wonder if this would have happened with Cryptshare in action and want to talk about why even government authorities and big companies sometimes lack the proper security when it comes to e-mail encryption.

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Award winning technology?

A British county council becomes paperless combining standard software and using Cryptshare - and makes it to the finals in the MJ Awards 2015.

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NSA plans a new future for data encryption

The NSA and other government funded authorities have been discussing how they can work with the encrypted data of private persons and companies. Leaks and spying scandals have increased the awareness for the need to encrypt data and with it greater efforts to secure communications have been made. This in turn makes law enforcement more difficult when it comes to accessing digital data and communications. However the NSA argues that to prevent threats to the nation they need access to all communications. NSA-Director Michael Rogers proposes the solution is to create a master digital key with several different pieces creating "front door“ access to all digital devices for the authorities.

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With our software Cryptshare we enable our customers to share e-mails and files of any size securely in an ad-hoc way with a detailed audit trail and a strong ROI.

On our blog we write about email encryption, cybercrime, security gaps, malware, data protection and more. In short, anything about data security.

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