Homomorphic Encryption: in Search of the Privacy the Holy Grail

Homomorphic encryption, first theorized in 1978, is considered one of the holy grails of the cryptography world: still out of reach like legend, but so full of possibilities researchers are eager to find a way that works. Most recent developments include computer scientist Craig Gentry’s PhD thesis in 2009, the digital world’s first fully homomorphic […]

Continue reading

10 Ways the Information Landscape Changed in 2017

It's been a long twelve months 2017. No doubt many newscasters have had their hand full picking out the most significant stories of the year: between a newly elected president in the United States, an investigation on international election interference, terrorist attacks, devastating hurricanes, North Korea upping the nuclear ante and the damn bursting open […]

Continue reading

Hi-Tech Holidays: Put Privacy in Mind When Picking out Presents

’Tis the season: November is at its end, and suddenly your shopping list has moved into overdrive with gift purchases, be they intended for family, friends, or an office Secret Santa. With the increasing rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) products, it's very likely you have thought about giving a gift of a connected […]

Continue reading

Last Tweets Last Tweets

  • "Of course, the reason almost nobody knows how to check up on their privacy in the first place is at least in part thanks to Facebook’s convoluted settings pages of redundant menus and confusing language." ,
  • My murderer is Can’t say I didn’t see that coming.
    ,
  • Going over articles on the Biostar 2 biometric data leak. One thing not covered in detail, but I expect to see more of with future hacks (because yes, there will be more, there will always be more) will be the costs to business customers.,
  • Perfect case of how removing personal identifiers alone won’t erase privacy concerns. ,

Want to get more news on information, data and privacy? Join the monthly newsletter!