Encryption has it’s place but isn’t foolproof
February 9, 2016 | By Brock Terrano |
Most encrypted data is unencrypted at some point in its lifecycle — and the bad guys are pretty good at finding the one window left open.
Last year, an uncovered Snowden document from the US National Intelligence Council warned that the slow deployment of encryption and other technologies is putting government and private computers at risk of cyber attacks. The annual cost of cybercrime to the global economy is estimated at over $400 billion. Encryption is viewed by many experts as the go-to security technology, but data breaches and other attacks continue to rise despite advances in encryption.
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