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Facebook to become a ‘one-stop grooming shop’ warns NSPCC ahead of proposed encryption plans

The NSPCC has warned Facebook that it risks becoming a “one-stop grooming shop” if it presses ahead with plans to encrypt across all its messaging services. Facebook is considering end-to-end encryption on Facebook Messenger and Instagram Direct – on top of WhatsApp, which is already encrypted – but there has been a deep concern that the move could prevent child abusers from being caught.


Tech giants pressure GCHQ to axe plans to eavesdrop on encrypted chats

Apple, Google and WhatsApp have joined others in warning the idea could threaten security and trust Tech giants including Apple, Google and WhatsApp have urged GCHQ to abandon a proposal that would allow it to eavesdrop on encrypted chat conversations. More than 50 companies, civil society organisations and security experts have united to voice concern… Read More


Echoworx expands email encryption to APAC

Email encryption security company Echoworx announced that it will expand the OneWorld communication platform to countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region. OneWorld is a scalable, flexible encryption platform created to integrate with existing business systems. It can be configured to work with cloud, hybrid, and on-premises networks and provides for secure document delivery, large-file exchange, and… Read More


SK Telecom buys $65M stake in Swiss quantum cryptography company

SK Telecom has announced that it will invest $65 million (approx. £46.5 million) in ID Quantique (IDQ), a leading quantum crypto company based in Switzerland. In exchange, SK Telecom will receive 50% majority shares in IDQ. This investment bolsters 5G network security for SK Telecom, as well as expanding the company’s global portfolio in quantum… Read More


IBM Z mainframe allows round the clock data protection

IBM has released a new mainframe offering in a bid to boost security and data encryption and lead the fight against enterprise data breaches. The next-gen IBM Z mainframe computer is capable of encrypting the entirety of a company’s data. IBM argues that this development will alleviate the pressure for customers selecting and managing their… Read More



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