Tagged: End-to-end Encryption

Welcome to the End-to-end Encryption archives of the Mailfence Blog.

Do I need OpenPGP

What is OpenPGP?

OpenPGP is one of the standard protocols for encryption/signature of data. It is the most widely used email encryption standard. It’s also one of the ways Mailfence provides security and...

Banning encryption: why is it a poor idea?

Last year, leaks from the Council of the European Union revealed that the European Union was (again) considering banning encryption. More recently, the Belgian government planned to enact an oppressive...

Email Security 10 best practices

Email Security: 10 best practices

Do you need email security?   Email has become an indispensable tool to communicate for many people. The shared data might be confidential, or not, but you have a right to...

Mailfence Encryption Methods

Symmetric vs Asymmetric encryption: What’s the difference?

In this blog post, we explain the main differences between symmetric vs asymmetric encryption. This article will also explain which encryption method you should use. Some words about different encryption...

Encryption Backdoors do not work

Encryption Backdoors: Do not work!

Some background knowledge on Encryption Backdoors Certain events have led to renewed calls from governments and law enforcement for more sophisticated tools for monitoring suspects. One idea that has received renewed attention...