Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: End-to-End Encryption

  • Cryptowars and migration: Great Britain continues to influence EU policy

    Cryptowars and migration: Great Britain continues to influence EU policy

    The British exit from the European Union strengthens cooperation in informal circles. One of these questionable alliances is now launching measures to decrypt secure communications. This also involves the US government. With Brexit, the UK has left the “European area…

  • How it all began: Five years of fight against end-to-end encryption

    How it all began: Five years of fight against end-to-end encryption

    The German EU Presidency wants to enable police forces and secret services to circumvent end-to-end encrypted communication or to use technical tools to defeat it. A look at the activities carried out over the past five years allows some conclusions…

  • The EU in Crypto War

    The EU in Crypto War

    Once again, the EU member states demand the weakening of encryption, associations and activists protest vehemently The German EU Council Presidency wants to pass a resolution to give police forces and secret services easier access to encrypted communications. Operators of…

  • European Commission starts new attack on end-to-end encryption

    European Commission starts new attack on end-to-end encryption

    The “decryption platform” at Europol plans to switch to supercomputers soon. A working group is looking for ways to counter end-to-end encryption. By the end of the year, the Commission plans to present a study on how internet providers can…

  • Backdoors vs. Trojans: Europol is examining “solutions” against end-to-end encryption

    Backdoors vs. Trojans: Europol is examining “solutions” against end-to-end encryption

    The German police also uses a “decryption platform” at Europol. The system belongs to an “innovation laboratory” and is currently being equipped with new technology. The EU Commission will soon decide whether Europol should also handle the decryption of secure…