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March 27, 2018

Encryption firm Echoworx moves into 'underserved' Asia Pacific region

According to Echoworx president and CEO Michael Ginsberg, APAC is an underserved market when it comes to encryption and thwarting cuber attacks.

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March 26, 2018

Echoworx expands email encryption to APAC

Email encryption security company Echoworx announced that it will expand the OneWorld communication platform to countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

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January 11, 2018

5 leadership lessons for 2018

Do the right thing – even when its hard, opines Dave Broad, Information Security and Audit Lead, Echoworx on leadership in security for The Enterprisers Project

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October 6, 2017

Americans trust the internet more than new lovers

“People are more willing to divulge their personal data in an email than they are to share that same information with potential dating partners.” Echoworx shares insights from their new study.

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October 6, 2017

People Are More Likely To Share Info In Emails Than On Dates: Study

People trust email with their personal information more than they do dates, judging by a survey by Echoworx. Read the whole story by Ray Schultz

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October 5, 2017

You Probably Trust Your Computer Way More Than You Trust Your Girlfriend

When you’re checking out on Amazon, you don’t hesitate to hand over all your personal information but if the person asking you for this info is someone you’re into? Read the full story by Danielle Zickl

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October 3, 2017

Study Shows That Americans Trust Computers With Personal Information More Than New People

In the age of the internet, it’s no surprise that people spend most of their time online, what may be a surprise is just how much people are willing to share. Read the whole story by Morgan Greenwald

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September 28, 2017

We Trust The Internet More Than New Lovers

Turns out we’re more much more forthcoming with our personal data online than we are with a date, according to a survey by Echoworx, reports Rousseau Smith.

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September 27, 2017

We Trust The Internet More Than New Lovers

Rousseau Smith reports on survey by Echoworx, “Turns out we’re more much more forthcoming with our personal data online than we are with a date.”

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September 26, 2017

We Trust The Internet More Than New Lovers

Rousseau Smith reports on survey by Echoworx, “Turns out we’re more much more forthcoming with our personal data online than we are with a date.”

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May 4, 2017

Encryption May Lower Fines Under New EU Privacy Regime

“GDPR is pushing not only encryption but the whole idea of security and privacy by design” Jacob Ginsberg Sr. Dir. Echoworx tells Bloomberg BNA. Companies could still suffer damaging breaches if encryption management is weak.

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April 13, 2017

Closing the Paperless Billing Gap

Consumer demand for information on demand is not going away. Sam Elsharif, VP of Software Development at Echoworx shares insights and advice on how companies can cut the paper trail and close the paperless billing gap.

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March 28, 2017

Ending Whatsapp Encryption to Stop Terrorism Would Actually Make People ‘Less Safe’

“…encryption’s a “great leap” forward,” Jacob Ginsberg Sr. Dir. Echoworx tells Newsweek. It protects us from #cybercriminals #hackers

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March 20, 2017

Is A Third Time In Congress The Charm For The Email Privacy Act?

Jacob Ginsberg, senior director at Echoworx talks about the Email Privacy Act w/Business News Daily…

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February 6, 2017

Payments Fraud, Cybercrime Overwhelm Corporate Security Efforts

Payments fraud isn’t the only issue troubling businesses today. Analysis conducted by Echoworx also identified email security as a top priority for companies looking to safeguard data.

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February 6, 2017

Cybersecurity demands better tools, more expertise

2017: Year of the threat. Longtime Tech Exchange Editor John Ginovsky does his best to “make sense of it all” while Echoworx provides insights on what financial institution decision makers will have to cope with in the coming year.

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January 31, 2017

Why encryption use doesn’t match data protection needs

Echoworx report finds, too many organizations pay only lip service to the practice of encrypting important information.

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January 27, 2017

Encryption “critical” for GDPR but many deterred by complexity

Human nature is to look for the easiest path. Senior Director at Echoworx makes a strong case for efficient, easy-to-use, cloud-based encryption systems.

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January 18, 2017

What’s new with encryption?

Echoworx talks about the rise in encryption awareness & defending the crown jewels with CSO journalist, Kacy Zurkus

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January 13, 2017

Facebook under fire for WhatsApp security backdoor

According to Echoworx, it calls into question the security, privacy and credibility of the entire service and the business.

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January 13, 2017

WhatsApp backdoor: “A huge threat to freedom of speech”

Having a security backdoor that forces the generation of new encryption keys is bad enough. But not making the recipient aware of this change is highly unethical,.” – Jacob Ginsberg, senior director at Echoworx.

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January 13, 2017

Oh, for F…acebook: Critics bash WhatsApp encryption ‘backdoor’

Echoworx faults Facebook for failing to respond quickly enough. “the fact that Facebook has known about this vulnerability since April is doubly damming…it means their talk of encryption and privacy has been nothing more than lip service.”

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December 22, 2016

Experts split on how soon quantum computing is coming, but say we should start preparing now

VP Software at Echoworx talks through the promises of Quantum computing and how we should start preparing with Maria Korolov.

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December 22, 2016

Privacy And Security: Why Encryption Should Remain A Priority

Canada’s Consultation on National Security: Echoworx’s VP Engineering discusses why it is important to ensure privacy of personal and confidential information remains a priority with Information Security Buzz

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December 20, 2016

Overcoming the Digital Commitment Gap

Latest top story in Global Banking and Finance Review Echoworx discusses how to convert more customers to paperless billing

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December 17, 2016

The CyberWire Daily Podcast

Echoworx’s Senior Director, Products joins Dave Bittner for a discussion on the debate over encryption policy.

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December 15, 2016

Expert advice for the one billion hacked in Yahoo mega data breach

Reaching out to security experts, CBR runs down a list of must-do expert advice for those who think they could be affected by the Yahoo mega data breach – both of them.

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December 12, 2016

What role does privacy play in your digital transformation strategy?

Randy Lenaghan, VP at @Echoworx challenges organizations to make privacy a priority and explores both the drivers and restraints.

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December 2, 2016

Data centres are on the move – where will they end up?

Commenting on the move, Alex Loo, VP of operations at Echoworx said: “Jurisdictional security is fast becoming a top priority for our European customers. For those businesses with a UK presence, there are very real financial and operational implications of incoming UK-based policy.”

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November 28, 2016

What Role Does Privacy Play in Your Digital Transformation Strategy?

Echoworx looks at what happens when companies make privacy a priority and the complexity of the solution

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November 25, 2016

IP Bill: tech firms attempt to offer respite from surveillance

Now that the Investigatory Powers Bill has been passed, security experts, including Echoworx question ability for ISPs to securely maintain all records they would collect under this law.

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November 25, 2016

IP Bill: tech firms attempt to offer respite from surveillance

Now that the Investigatory Powers Bill has been passed, security experts, including Echoworx question ability for ISPs to securely maintain all records they would collect under this law.

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November 2, 2016

Investigatory Powers Bill one step closer to becoming law

The UK is one step closer to having one of the most extreme surveillance laws ever passed in a democracy. Echoworx, argued that party politics aside, this is an invasion of people’s privacy. Asking, what happens in the inevitability that the data is leaked?

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November 2, 2016

Google AI Can Create Its Own Encryption

Google has shown that AI has the ability to create its own cryptography—considering humans are the weakest point in security, it has the potential, Echoworx tells journalist Tara Seals.

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November 1, 2016

Artificial intelligence creates its own encryption

Senior director at Echoworx discusses possible benefits of using AI to protect sensitive communications using adversarial neural cryptography with SCMagazineUK.com

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October 28, 2016

Facebook Went Secret But Its Facebook

Echoworx shares insights, fears, and the risks with renown cybersecurity expert and certified ethical hacker Charles Tendell, The Charles Tendell Show. Listen in now.

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October 27, 2016

Cloud firm helps companies avoid UK data rules with AWS move

Following the Brexit vote, jurisdictional security is fast becoming a top priority for businesses with holdings in the UK. Echoworx VP Operations shares how move to AWS can help companies avoid intrusive UK data rules.

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October 26, 2016

Top Court: UK Secret Services Illegally Spied on Populace

The UK’s intelligence services unlawfully engaged in mass surveillance for over a decade. Senior director at Echoworx, argued that there are security implications associated with storing this metadata. Asking, What happens when this treasure-trove of metadata is made publicly available by a malicious attacker?

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October 25, 2016

Email security: These steps can stop the hackers

The news is filled with the aftermath of email hacks. Senior Director, Echoworx shares ways to protect yourself with journalist David Willis, Asbury Park Press

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October 22, 2016

Encryption Still the Best Way to Protect Data From Hackers

VP Architecture, Echoworx discusses the challenges of staying ahead of the cybersecurity curve in an evolving technology landscape with Information Management

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October 18, 2016

Encryption vital if internet to fulfill potential

As the internet continues to change the world. Echoworx reminds Bankless Times, “Properly functioning email is an important part of that success. Without proper security, the internet cannot come close to meeting its potential.”

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October 18, 2016

It’s good to talk, UK banks told after massaging cyberattack figures

Echoworx explains how Financial services could benefit from increased openness and sharing about security problems.

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October 18, 2016

Solving the Encryption Conundrum in Financial Services

Jacob Ginsberg, Senior Director at Echoworx, explains why financial services need to move forward and start offering encryption as standard.

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October 5, 2016

Report: Apple Shares Unencrypted iMessage Metadata With Cops

Metadata about who you are contacting, presented bulk, is incredibly sensitive,” Jacob Ginsberg, Sr. Dir. Echoworx told the E-Commerce Times. “It’s nothing to be scoffed at.”

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September 23, 2016

Yahoo’s user accounts hack a stark reminder of need for post-breach security risk strategies: Expert

According to Jacob Ginsberg, senior director at Echoworx, “good enough” doesn’t cut it when it comes to cybersecurity.

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September 23, 2016

Yahoo data breach: Industry reaction and analysis

Jacob Ginsberg, Senior Director at Echoworx among professionals offering analysis “If you do the bare minimum now, this won’t do you any good in six months’ time. Using strong encryption and salting passwords should be prerequisites for any organization handling sensitive information.”

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September 23, 2016

Yahoo has confirmed it has been a victim of a state-sponsored hack

“Good enough” is not good enough when it comes to security. Yahoo! Breach is yet again an example of how organizations are woefully outgunned and unprepared for the continuing onslaught of cyber threats, as Jacob Ginsberg, senior director at Echoworx told Information Age.

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September 14, 2016

NAO slams Cabinet Office for lack of leadership in information security

Jacob Ginsberg, senior director at Echoworx said, “The NOA report further highlights the hypocrisy surrounding data security in the UK.

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August 31, 2016

FBI director James Comey wants a serious chat about encryption

FBI trying to look further into our houses than ever before. Echoworx agrees adult conversation is needed, and requests invite list include industry experts, legal scholars and security specialists, to have their voices heard.

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August 23, 2016

EU ministers look to tighten up privacy – JUST KIDDING – surveillance laws

Echoworx, argued that European lawmakers need to remember that cyber-surveillance is no different than old school wire-tapping.

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August 23, 2016

3 Protective Technologies Law Firms Should Implement When Emailing Unsecure Clients

When securing emails, encryption would seem like the first go-to defense. But many often shun the technology. Echoworx speaks to the “new generation of encryption”

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August 19, 2016

How Weak Client Email Security Exposes Outside Counsel to ‘Spillover’ Breach Risks

Part one of a two-part series. Echoworx, warns that organizations’ email weaknesses expose outside counsel to a “spillover risk,”

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August 18, 2016

Canada’s police chiefs: “We need laws that force cybercriminals to reveal their passwords”

Echoworx tells @itworldca “A law of this kind would criminalize privacy, and it would be unconscionable for a democratic society.”

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August 18, 2016

Canadian Police Association Endorses Citizen-Monitoring Law

Echoworx tells Infosecurity that a law of this nature would remove protection and privacy from law abiding citizens.

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August 16, 2016

Is the EU to blame for further prompting privacy issues with OTT services?

FBI set a dangerous precedent when it asked Apple to build backdoors, the EU must not demand the same. Echoworx tells reporter Roi Perez “…EU must reassure that requests for user information does not weaken data protection rights of users.”

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August 12, 2016

Damage dealer: Breach of Dota 2 gaming forum exposes 1.9 million accounts

Simple hashing of passwords isn’t enough. Echoworx warns reporter Bradley Barth “…strong #encryption should be a must for any firm handling account information.”

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August 12, 2016

Dota 2 Gaming Sensation Hit, 2 Million Accounts Compromised

‘Good enough’ not good enough when it comes to security. Echoworx advises reporter Tara Seals “… using strong encryption should be a prerequisite for any organization handling account information.”

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August 10, 2016

Majority of Brits distrust biometric security, study reveals

Mike Ginsberg, CEO at Echoworx tells IT Pro, “Biometric authentication is another example of security being sacrificed for the sake of convenience.”

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August 4, 2016

WhatsApp chats aren’t getting deleted completely

Jacob Ginsberg, senior director at Echoworx tells SC, “The best messging solutions put security at the forefront of design – from the ground up.”

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July 28, 2016

WHY DO I NEVER RECEIVE SECURE EMAIL FROM MY FINANCIAL INSTITUTION?

Echoworx VP Sales reminds Financial Institutions, customer experience is key to winning and retaining customers.

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July 18, 2016

Investigatory Powers: Expect less scrutiny now Theresa May is Prime Minister

Security services are already choking on the firehose of information available. What we need is to be reassured that backdoors will not be built into encryption solutions. – Echoworx’s Senior director

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July 8, 2016

Unlocking Encryption Key Management

Echoworx’s Sr. Software Developer discusses why the successful management of encryption keys is critical to the security of communicating sensitive data.

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June 15, 2016

Can You Weather the GDPR Security Storm?

Echoworx’s Senior Director shares the challenges CISOs are experiencing ensuring compliance with coming data protection legislation.

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June 6, 2016

The silent web: Is encryption here to stay?

“Today’s backdoors are tomorrow’s vulnerability” Echoworx adds voice to dangers of inserting backdoors and consumerisation of encryption.

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June 2, 2016

Home Office to offer concessions on IP Bill

Jacob Ginsberg, senior director, Echoworx spoke with SC and warned of the consequences this bill could bring.

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June 2, 2016

Parliamentary Human Rights Committee criticises government over ‘too wide’ powers in Snoopers’ Charter

Senior Director, Echoworx adds voice to criticism of IP Bill, government mass surveillance and snooping plans.

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June 2, 2016

Facebook tipped to copy WhatsApp’s killer security feature that will affect millions of users

Echoworx opined “Whatsapp, Google and now Facebook, instrumental in ‘consumerising’ encryption”

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June 2, 2016

Snoopers’ Charter: Human Rights Committee has some beef with the UK Investigatory Powers Bill

Echoworx calls British public and MP’s to seize opportunity, question IP Bill before powers UK government seek are granted.

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May 31, 2016

Tumblr data breach: Industry reaction

Echoworx explains why “good enough” will never be good enough when it comes to data security.

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May 26, 2016

First the IP Bill, Then What?

Echoworx, discusses the fast becoming divide: governments vs. technology companies – happening across the globe.

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May 25, 2016

UK Government Agrees to Snoopers’ Charter Review

Echoworx warns @InfosecurityMag, if #IPBill passes tidal wave will follow.

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May 25, 2016

Snoopers’ Charter: May agrees to review bulk data collection powers

If bill passes, we’re going to see a tidal wave of other European countries look to impose similar legislation as well – Echoworx warns @alphr

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May 25, 2016

Snoopers’ Charter: Theresa May promises review of unpopular bulk data collection plans

Welcomed relief, IP Bill under review. Echoworx discusses both tangible and intangible costs w/ @INQ

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May 20, 2016

Encryption, from behind the scenes to mainstream

Info Security sits down with Echoworx, discusses security benefits of encryption and what the future holds for the technology.

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May 13, 2016

SS7 vulnerability defeats WhatsApp encryption, researchers claim

Good news is, encryption works when implemented properly. Echoworx, provides SC some sensible next steps for users and prudent advice.

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April 21, 2016

Encryption delivers quantum of solace

Although encryption is yet again under attack by various governments, Echoworx CEO expects further growth, telling SC Magazine, “My prediction is we’re about to see oncoming consumerisation of encryption”

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April 21, 2016

UK Spies’ Mass Data Collection Laid Bare

Echoworx argued that the UK authorities are effectively watching UK citizens as if they were criminals.

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April 21, 2016

Privacy International unleashes huge dump of dirt on GCHQ surveillance

Echoworx added that having the power to sweep someone’s phone records, financial data, medical records and internet communications without a warrant during bulk data collection is morally wrong.

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April 21, 2016

British Spy Agencies Have Carried Out Bulk Data Collection For Years

Echoworx voiced that Government watching citizens as if they were criminals is no different to old school wire-tapping.

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April 21, 2016

GCHQ involved in mass, unrestricted surveillance of the UK, according to Privacy International documents

Senior director at Echoworx, commented that this kind of cyber surveillance is no different to old-school wiretapping.

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April 21, 2016

Campaigners reveal government’s secret spying regime

Senior director, Echoworx and outspoken opponent of Investigatory Powers, said that having the power to sweep someone’s records, data, and internet communications without a warrant during bulk data collection is morally wrong.

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April 21, 2016

Privacy International: GCHQ has been building a database of UK citizens’ personal information for 15 years

Echoworx tells reporter that the government should not be allowed to circumvent existing laws that have been put in place to protect law-abiding citizens from potentially harmful intrusion.

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April 6, 2016

Privacy victory as WhatsApp secures everything with end-to-end encryption: A landmark event in the security vs. privacy debate?

Echoworx said that “Hopefully more will follow suit. This is vital as questions mount, particularly in the UK & US, about people’s right to privacy.”

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April 6, 2016

WhatsApp switches on encryption for its one billion users

“Great to see the large players in the technology industry banding together over issues with encryption and people’s right to communicate securely.” Echoworx tells Newsweek

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