Poker playing in the Hall of Mirrors? Don’t let others look into your cards!

British intelligence agencies have for years spied on the communications between lawyers and their clients. So how to protect lawyers and their clients?

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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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The Cost of Cyber Attacks for Companies

Economic consequences of cyber attacks can cost firms up to several hundred thousand U.S. dollars. While there is a difference in the total amount between small and medium enterprises and big companies, it poses an economic threat that should not be underestimated by either one. But what are the expected financial damages and how can Cryptshare help minimizing them?

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Shellshock Bug: Fix available

The recently detected “Shellshock” bug in Linux operating systems could affect Cryptshare 2 Servers. A bugfix is available now to resolve the issue which should be applied to all Cryptshare 2 and Cryptshare 3 Hardware and Virtual Appliances.

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Declining Trust in Online Data Safety can pose a Business Risk

Recent studies have shown that Internet users are increasingly unsettled and mistrusting when it comes to online data safety. With an increasing number of digital espionage incidents consumers lose their trust. This is not only bad for the Internet user but also holds a business risk for enterprises that have to handle and process customer data electronically.

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Important Notice: "Shellshock" security issue

A serious security issue referred to as "Shellshock Bug" has become public. Read more about if and how your Cryptshare system is affected.

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Is the secure line still safe?

In 2013 some big German email and Internet providers started the project “Email Made in Germany”. It is supposed to make electronic communication safer. The connection between senders of emails and the providers, as well as the communication between the participating providers is protected by SSL. By this they create a secure network. Sending an email should be much safer inside of this network than outside. As recent news indicate, it might be not.

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Storing data in the cloud is risky – not only for celebrities

How dangerous storing sensible data in the cloud can be, has been made clear by the recent leak of numerous intimate pictures of celebrities. But data stealing hackers are only one part of the problem – as celebrities and their private photos are only one possible target group. Storing and exchanging data via cloud services is also common among companies and therefore they are potential victims too. At the moment Microsoft is fighting against a court order to reveal its customers’ data to US-Authorities, which makes governments a threat to companies, and their sensible data as well.

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