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National Encryption Policy: Not just privacy, but also feasibility and security are at risk

National Encryption Policy: Not just privacy, but also feasibility and security are at risk

Encryption is an important aspect which governs not just the communications but also the storage. When data is in motion there are some methods/ protocols which facilitate end-to-end encryption: 1. VPN 2. Remote Server Connectivity viz. RDP, SSH 3. Internet based Voice/ Messaging Communications 4. email communication 5. Communications between Wearables and their Host devices 6. Web-Services providing encryption services viz. Etherpad, Gist However, when it concerns data at rest ie. data stored on the disk, there are numerous scenarios…

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National Encryption Policy: Government Issues Clarification on WhatsApp, Social Media

National Encryption Policy: Government Issues Clarification on WhatsApp, Social Media

The government issued an addendum to clarify that “mass use encryption products, which are currently being used in web applications, social media sites, and social media applications such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter etc.” While that language is vague in itself, you can rest easy without needing to worry about having to store your WhatsApp messages for 90 days. The original text continues below. The DeitY has posted a draft National Encryption Policy on its website inviting comments from the public…

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