Encrypt Everything!? Maybe not.

I was working as a Security Architect when the Director of Strategy and Architecture made the announcement that our latest strategy was to “Encrypt Everything”. This was a telecoms company with a distributed IT infrastructure, thousands of staff, and a huge number of networks. The volume of confidential documents created daily numbered in the thousands, […]

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WannaCry Attack: Let’s Talk Cloud and Encryption

The 150 country wide ransomware attack, known as WannaCry, which took down a number of organisations, including several NHS trusts, flooded the media last month. The ransomware attack – which involved cyber criminals gaining access to data and then encrypting it with a key known only to them – saw $300 worth of bitcoin being […]

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