Battle for Encryption, for Privacy

Encryption is something many of us use all the time but may not know it. Smartphones have it as does shopping sites on the web and apps. A few chat and talk apps use encryption.

Encryption is the part of technology that keeps your words, credit card #’s, and passwords private. The padlock symbol in the web browser address bar is a visible sign that encryption is engaged while you shop, sign-in, or enter sensitive information into a form. Besides that though, you may not see a sign that encryption is being used, but several apps and websites use it.

Encryption is the only mainstream automatic guard over information. The only solution born from the field of mathematics that automatically bestows privacy and discretion on a massive scale. Losing encryption is the loss of digital privacy. Continue reading