Edward Snowden and the Importance of Cloud Data Encryption

Edward Snowden and the Importance of Cloud Data Encryption

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A year has passed since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden began leaking information to the media about vast programs of electronic surveillance being conducted by the U.S. government and its allies. In that year, what have we learned? From CipherCloud’s perspective, the key lesson is clear: Now, more than ever, cloud data encryption is absolutely vital to enterprise data privacy and …

Domestic and Foreign Spying Threaten Cloud Data Security

Domestic and Foreign Spying Threaten Cloud Data Security

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If your organization’s got a lot riding on the continued security of its confidential or proprietary data, then you need to stay informed on the threats and how to address them. One of the most worrying threats of late, especially when it comes to cloud data security, is government spying—both foreign and domestic. Foreign spying and corporate and economic espionage …

NSA’s MUSCULAR Project and the Importance of Encryption Key Management

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The Edward Snowden fallout continues, with revelations last week of the NSA’s MUSCULAR project. MUSCULAR apparently exceeds the scope of even the NSA’s PRISM project by bypassing most existing data collection oversight to directly intercept data from Google’s and Yahoo’s private fiber networks. In conjunction with the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), MUSCULAR collected and processed over 181 million records …