But no back doors
The European Commission has proposed that member states help each other break into encrypted devices by sharing expertise around the bloc.
The laws made up by Aussie politicians decide reality
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the laws of mathematics come second to the law of the land in a row over privacy and encryption.
Claims Russian founder
Pavel Durov, the Russian founder of the popular secure messaging app Telegram, has claimed that US intelligence agencies tried twice to bribe his company's developers to weaken encryption in the app.
Gotta blame someone
UK PM Theresa May has failed to notice that bringing out too many unpopular policies can make even an unelectable leftie like Jeremy Corban look viable.
End to encryption and a porn licence
The UK government is planning to enact a daft batch of Internet reform which will require people to register at the post office if they want to access porn sites.
Not GNOMES or elves
Smurfs have made a mockery of the AACS 2.0 encryption used to protect UHD Blu-ray disks.
A login method for cars, doors, PCs and everything else
Over the past few years, the concept of using heartbeat data to encrypt information and authenticate personal and enterprise users has been gaining consideration as an alternative to expensive, computationally-heavy encryption techniques unsuited for wearable devices.
Trump’s promise to get tough with tech
The surprise election of the Donald, Prince of Orange in the US election, is alarming tech-companies which are worried that he could kill off encryption.
It's not a family affair
Blackberry boss John Chen has said he is "disturbed" by Apple's tough approach to encryption and user privacy, warning that the firm's attitude is harmful to society.
A big win for encryption, more efficient complex simulations
Last week, computer scientist researchers at the University of Texas at Austin published a draft paper describing a new, more efficient way of generating truly random numbers that can be used everyday encryption situations like mobile banking, statistics, electronic voting and complex simulations, among other applications.