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StrongSalt Cracks the Privacy Problem with First Open Privacy API, Making Encryption Usable in the Cloud

Unveils first look of encryption as a service at AWS Re:Invent 2019 SUNNYVALE, CA and LAS VEGAS — DECEMBER 3, 2019 —  In a move to address today’s major problem behind privacy – making encryption usable – we announced today the first Open Privacy API for searching and sharing...

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Is Unsearchable Encrypted Data Holding You Back?

Encrypted data can present a significant hurdle for businesses that must rely on it. Unsearchable encrypted data is limiting in both a big picture sense and in everyday tasks. You can’t manipulate or code within encrypted data. Innovation suffers. Efficiency declines.

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Encryption Key Rotation is Useless — Here’s Why

When it comes to securing data for storage or transfer, encryption is the gold standard. Adequately encrypted data puts up a roadblock that can slow down and potentially stop would-be hackers. It is essential to understand the limitations and potential risks related to this data privacy security technique, however.

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2020: A Year of Reckoning for Big Business and Data Privacy

2020 is going to be a big year for companies to pay attention to their data privacy practices. On January 1, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect. It’s a “far-reaching law that will put some of the world’s strictest rules on how tech companies — many...

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It’s time to get real with your EULAs

Consumer trust is one of the most depleted resources that today’s companies have to draw from. While they may seem parenthetical to marketing campaigns and product packaging, readable end-user license agreements (EULAs) would be a significant step in restoring loyalty with your customer base.

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3 Reasons Why Encryption Sucks For Businesses Today

Many modern encryption services include major limitations and vulnerabilities. There are several obstacles and pitfalls security professionals need to overcome to offer a secure, functional service. The issues with encryption are even more apparent when it comes to data sharing and messaging.

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StrongSalt Raises $3 Million in Seed Funding from Valley Capital Partners

With three encryption-related patents secured from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, we will using this new capital to further develop our encryption platform-as-a-service for developers and enterprises.

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Big Business and Geolocation Data Privacy

Geolocation data is information on where a device is being used. Because Internet-connected devices are for personal use (smartphones, smartwatches, tablets, laptops, etc.), this translates into information about the user’s individual life. Companies who can access this data are able to make a wealth of deductions about the habits,...

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The Business-Consumer Digital Privacy Relationship Problem

While we as humans have always valued our right to personal privacy in the physical world, the truth is, until now, we could not clearly see how our privacy would be treated, respected, and compromised in the interconnected digital world that we have become so accustomed to “living” in...

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Digital Privacy: A Right or a Privilege? Global Consumer Views on Privacy

As consumers become more educated about global privacy laws and about the ways big business has exploited personal data, we can anticipate the public to expect more and more protection of their privacy.