The Mac and iPhone maker rehires Jon Callas, who co-founded PGP and Silent Circle, two well-known firms devoted to secure communications.
Tech companies didn't look so good when Edward Snowden revealed they were helping governments spy on average people. But the revelations have worked in the industry's favor.
Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.
Phil Zimmerman, creator of PGP, will reveal the Android-based Blackphone at Mobile World Congress in February.
Government surveillance has been a business boon for PGP creator Phil Zimmermann, whose company Silent Circle counts SEALs and the CIA as clients. Plus: why encryption needs a "Spartacus" moment.
Phil Zimmermann released PGP for free, but he's planning to charge about $20 a month for his new Silent Circle encryption service. It's unlikely to be applauded by encryption-wary law enforcement agencies.
While some PGP Desktop installations may stop working, you can clone PGP disks to unencrypted images to access your files.
Colorado federal judge gives Ramona Fricosu until February 21 to decrypt her PGP Desktop-encrypted Toshiba laptop--or face the consequences.
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Symantec plans to integrate encryption products from the two companies into its data loss prevention suite and endpoint protection products.