CLOSED We Celebrate Our Book Release: Your Chance to Win
We have published our first book to get even more people excited about the cloud and data security. Celebrating the official launch, you can win printes copies and Boxcryptor licenses in our raffle. Read about the details in our blog post.
Our encoding for encrypted filenames is now open source
Have you ever wondered why encrypted filenames consist of Asian characters? When we were working on the next evolution of our filename encryption for Boxcryptor, we had to solve a problem nobody would expect to exist today.
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.
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.
Amazon Web Services and Data Security - Why this Tech-giant Recommends Encryption
Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon, recently recommended encryption. It turns out that encrypted data is not only a minimized risk for the owner of the data, but also for the cloud provider that stores it.
EU General Data Protection Regulation – How will the new customer protection laws affect companies?
On the 14th of April the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been passed. Companies will have two years to change their data protection accordingly. The regulation also affects international businesses who deal with data of European citizens.