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February 2018

Federal minister Brigitte Zypries presents new study on encryption

Small and medium-sized companies have deficits when it comes to encrypting data. This is one of the main results of a new study published by the German Federal Ministry of Economics. The Institute for Internet Security at the University of Applied Sciences Westphalia, a longtime partner of cryptovision, played an important role in creating this study, which was presented by Federal Minister Brigitte Zypries earlier this week. Brigitte Zypries is …Read More

Introduction to elliptic curves

We are about to start a journey to the realm of elliptic curve cryptography. It may seem strange at this point as why we should bother with that, but rest assured that we will eventually find out how to use this knowledge to secure our email communication. In this introduction, you can expect to see what an elliptic curve looks like, how it is defined and how it can be …Read More

The House That Spied on Me

Kashmir Hill converted her one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco into a “smart home.” She connected as many of her appliances and belongings as she could to the internet: an Amazon Echo, he lights, her coffee maker, her baby monitor, her kid’s toys, her vacuum, her TV, her toothbrush, a photo frame, a sex toy, and even her bed. “Our bed?” asked her husband, aghast. “What can it tell us?” “Our …Read More

Bjarke Alling asks: Are the Russians watching your network?

Bjarke Alling, CEO of Danish cryptovision partner Liga Software ApS, has published an interesting blog article about cyberespionage. According to Bjarke, the threat level when it comes to Danish authorities and private companies being exposed to cybercrime and spying is very high. This statement is based on information provided by the Center for Cybersecurity under the Danish Defence Intelligence Service. A large part of the threat comes from Russia. But …Read More

cryptovision to act as gold sponsor at IGEL DISRUPT in Austin, Texas

After a very successful edition in Bremen (January 17-19, 2018), the international roadshow IGEL DISRUPT now stops in Austin, Texas. From February 6th to 8th, 2018, organizer IGEL Technologies, a thin-client manufacturer and cryptovision partner, invites you to a high-class conference and trade fair program on the future of workplace IT, which naturally includes the topic of security and digital identities. cryptovision again acts as a gold sponsor of this …Read More