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U.S. Attorney General echoes FBI’s objection to increased mobile security

Departing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has reinforced the emerging objections of law enforcement departments to the new trend for client-side encryption in consumer devices. Speaking before the Global Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Online, Holder said: “It is fully possible to permit law enforcement to do its job while still adequately protecting personal privacy.”… Read More

Tor with everything: The ‘dark net’ posited for major browser integration

It’s reported that a number of major tech companies are evaluating the possibility of integrating The Onion Router’s anonymising protocols into core mainstream software – including a major web browser. The latest volley in the very public conflict regarding online privacy is surely a gulp-inducing prospect to the law enforcement agencies currently so vocal about needing to… Read More

National and personal security are on a collision course

It’s convention/expo season, and this autumn’s keynote speeches promise to be threaded with talk of security for the end-user or corporate client. Far away from the ambit of counter-terrorism, business and consumer solutions are being developed and enthusiastically promoted, as if personal and corporate security was an unrelated issue to general or intergovernmental security. Cisco… Read More