EU General Data Protection Regulation – 2 year period of adjustment starts now
The new EU General Data Protection Regulation was passed two months ago and came into force yesterday. On the 25th of May 2018 all changes in data protection have to be implemented in companies that deal with data of European citizens.
Safe Harbor? Currently under Construction
Since yesterday the term safe harbor gained new relevance. The agreement from over 15 years ago made it possible to store personal data on American servers, although it is actually prohibited under the EU data protection directive.
Dropbox Opens first German Office and Enables Data Storage in Germany
Dropbox opens its first German office in Hamburg and reacts on the rising demand of European customers. Additionally, the cloud provider announced to offer data storage on German servers in the near future.
Zero Knowledge Cloud: How to Keep Your Data Safe and Private
There have been many incidents in the past that show how important cloud security is. We explain what zero knowledge actually means and why you should rely on this encryption standard when using cloud storage.
Boxcryptor Update – mobile editing of encrypted documents in Excel, Word, and more
Today, we are happy to present our Boxcryptor update for iOS and Android. It brings to you a new feature, which makes editing encrypted documents in third party apps possible.
Time to drop TrueCrypt
The internet community is alarmed. The website of the popular encryption software TrueCrypt was replaced by a vague and mysterious announcement stating that TrueCrypt "is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues".
Amazon Cloud Drive Now Supported by Boxcryptor On all Platforms
We are happy to inform you that Boxcryptor now supports Amazon Cloud Drive on all platforms. It allows users to secure their files on their device before uploading them to the Amazon servers. Availabe for Windows, macOS and mobile.
Snowden and Assange in Berlin – for Investigative Journalism and against Surveillance
This weekend, the Logan CIJ (Center of investigative Journalism) Symposium took place in Berlin, and attracted many high profile whistleblowers, journalists and hacktivists. They discussed topics like democracy, investigative journalism and freedom.