Making the world a safer place

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Provide the right business tools – or else…

Companies have to pay more attention to the right software for their employees - not only from an employer’s image point of view but also for good economics and legality.

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Why there is too little e-mail encryption

Everyone is talking about it: politicians and law enforcement would like to limit if not abandon it; privacy groups and companies see it as more and more important: the encryption of e-mails.

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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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Large e-mails paralyze mail servers.

Communicating by e-mail is convenient, fast and cheap. But when an e-mail is too large because of an attached file it can run into serious trouble. The city of Munich is the most recent example of this.

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Exchange large files outside the cloud

The US cloud provider Dropbox has expanded its range of APIs to make it easier for business customers to put files into the Dropbox cloud storage and manage access to the files located there. But is the cloud really the right choice for your business?

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Confidence in US Service Providers' Security down to just 2%

The German daily newspaper "Die Welt" recently reported in an article on findings taken from the Cyber Security Study that the Allensbach Institute has carried out on behalf of the Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Systems. The study shows a high degree of scepticism among executives about using US IT companies and providers of cloud services.

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The Danger of exchanging Data using a USB-stick

People and companies who want to exchange data usually are confronted with two basic problems. A: Using a proper email encryption system can be very complicated. B: Sending large files via email is often limited by the provider, software or encryption system. The alternative is to use a USB stick. But this isn’t without risk as recent developments show.

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Safe Exchange of Sensitive Data

The US-American Internet pioneer and book author Jaron Lanier has received the German Book Trade Peace Prize. Lanier criticizes the recent developments of the online world and the impending loss of control over freedom and personal data connected to them.

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