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Wayne Konwinski 2016-08-15
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A former Apple engineer says Apple may be going too far with its corporate focus on secrecy, and that some people inside the company perpetuate that secrecy to make themselves seem more important.Bob Messerschmidt worked at Apple from 2010 to 2013 after it bought his startup, Rare Light, which did research on heart rate sensors.

He was at Apple when the company was transitioning from Steve Jobs' leadership to the Tim Cook as CEO era.

"It's definitely not the same place" as it was when Jobs was CEO, he writes.

"There is really a contingent at Apple that has resorted to the tools of secrecy," says Messerschmidt, who now runs a biotech startup called Cor.Jobs wanted secrecy so his keynote announcements would garner as much attention as possible.

But now some people at Apple are using secrecy to win internal battles, he says.

"There s definitely a contingent at Apple that wants secrecy because it helps them maintain an empire, in a sense.

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William Cutright 2018-02-23
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Chevalier is one of four current and former Google employees who said they were disciplined for speaking out internally against racism and sexism—speech that Google allegedly deemed discriminatory toward white men.

All employees acknowledge our code of conduct and other workplace policies, under which promoting harmful stereotypes based on race or gender is prohibited.

In both cases, making excuses for the abuser fails to identify and dispute the abuser’s sense of entitlement.”

Chevalier’s post heavily cited Why Does He Do That?, a book by the domestic violence researcher Lundy Bancroft that analyses abusive behaviour.

Bancroft writes that young boys are often raised to believe that, when they enter romantic relationships, their partners will be solely dedicated to meeting their needs.

In one instance, a black Googler wrote in an internal Google Plus post that she noticed she was being asked to present her identification badge more frequently than her white coworkers.

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Rosalie Lee 2016-11-28
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An eavesdropper could crack all your past encrypted correspondence with that stolen key as well.

To solve that problem of future security mistakes threatening past secrets, cryptographers have come up with a security feature called perfect forward secrecy.

Last week, the developers behind the Signal protocol, which end-to-end encrypts everything from WhatsApp messages to Google s Allo messenger to Facebook s secret conversations, published a new, detailed explanation of how the protocol works, including its own implementation of perfect forward secrecy.

And that future-proofing feature represents a new standard for any messaging service or website that takes your privacy seriously.

Perfect forward secrecy means that a piece of an encryption system automatically and frequently changes the keys it uses to encrypt and decrypt information, such that if the latest key is compromised, it exposes only a small portion of the user s sensitive data.

You re constantly generating new keys for new messages, says Nadim Kobeissi, the creator of Cryptocat, one instant messaging app that was early adopter of perfect forward secrecy.

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N1BusinessMaker 2021-08-29
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Encrypted Communication Devices To ensure your communication you are in need of encrypted communication.

X-Systems has developed X-Secure and X-Crypto.

The technology that these encrypted communication devices use is end-to-end (device to device) encryption without the use of a data-storage server, lowering the possibility of interception and eavesdropping to zero.

It guarantees that only the sender and recipient(s) can access the files and read messages.

The end-to-end (device to device) encrypted communication solutions of X-Secure and X-Crypto encrypted smartphones make use of forward-secrecy ensuring that every message has its own unique cryptographic key, that is protecting the sent user data against reading previous messages and safeguarding every message permanently.

Multi Layers Communication EncryptionThe encrypted smartphones are multi-layered secured, with various cryptographic methods, to assure total data and communications secrecy at any given moment.

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Calvin Muchow 2017-06-16
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the membership of the survey, 74 percent of respondents reported that their employment contract more muksiinsa was recorded in the trade secrets relating to the confidentiality terms and conditions.

In 2015 after entered into employment contracts condition is found in up to 84% of the respondents ' contracts of employment or the defendant had signed a separate confidentiality agreement.

Now the highly skilled labour market systems to the bridle-coloured secrecy of the conditions of the collective agreement act in connection with the reform.

"the labour market requires that employment contracts, confidentiality terms have grown in popularity is their terms of service provided to the Finnish employment contracts act", the chairman Sture Fjäder said in the announcement.

currently, the confidentiality of the terms is not limited to separately contract.

instead, the explanatory memorandum states that the provision of the employee's duty of professional secrecy does not prevent the kind of confidentiality agreements signed, who will continue in employment after the termination.

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Jose Rhoades 2016-12-21
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The Silicon Valley tech giants are notorious for their secrecy —

and thanks to a new lawsuit, we've got a new window into exactly

how that secrecy is enforced.

Google is being sued by an unnamed San Francisco employee who

works as a product manager for the company, who claims he has

been falsely blamed for leaking information to the press.

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Billy Haigh 2017-10-24
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Redmond wants to warn netizens when Feds demand their personal information

The US Department of Justice has limited its gagging policy that bans companies from alerting customers when their personal information is accessed by the Feds.

As a result, Microsoft has dropped one of its lawsuits against the American government, which argued it had the right to tell its customers when Uncle Sam demanded their private data.

The case, filed in April 2016, came as a result of what Microsoft described as an overuse of secrecy orders that require firms to keep schtum when the government accesses personal data stored in the cloud.

The firm has acknowledged that in some cases – such as when it might alert someone that the cops are on to them – a secrecy order is necessary, but believes they are being overused.

Microsoft's legal counsel, Brad Smith, said in a blogpost that the "vague" rules on secrecy orders allowed them to be used "in a routine fashion – even where the specific facts didn't support them".

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David Bierman 2020-09-30
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Ocasio-Cortez expressed concern over the startup's secrecy, as well as its involvement with governments that "may present human rights risks."
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Ronald Black 2020-08-05
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After years of secrecy, one major election tech company is giving more hackers a look under the hood.
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Matthew Hansen 2021-04-29
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Historian Alex Wellerstein: "You could get rid of all the secrecy tomorrow and the world would not measurably become more dangerous."
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Earl Rizvi 2017-04-11
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the Stockholm county council area (SLSO) broke against the patient data act, when they gave an external company, Medrave AB, which was looking for people for a research project, access to the patient data, the data Inspection board has now ruled.

patient data within health and medical care is covered by professional secrecy and are regarded as particularly sensitive, which means that they must undergo a secrecy testing before they get transmitted to someone else.

Something that SLSO is not done in this case.

”A health care provider may not allow an external company to search their patient records to find suitable people for research.

The external company in tillsynsärendet have received access to their medical records without SLSO have checked the information which could be disclosed,” writes Eva Maria Broberg, who led the review, on the Board's web site.

the SLSO is presented now to verify that patient records not be disclosed without a secrecy testing and that all electronic access to medical records restrict to the working of the SLSO, which, according to the patient data act are permitted to have direct access.

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Zachary Stell 2017-07-31

"no identifiable personal data or banking secrecy does not move the service out of", the OP's information management director Juho Malmberg said.

OP-bank network service to use the tracking link from the rise to discuss the weekend the developers of Stack Exchange.

the user log in services will contact three of Adobe's own, outside web address.

Can a third party collect this online banking users private information?

information management director Juho Malmberg said not to worry.

"no identifiable personal data or banking secrecy does not move the service out," he said.

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John Nelson 2018-06-21
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Swedish Einride is launching shortly its next autonomous, electric-powered truck.

It has been shown on the picture, but the company is secretive.

At a meeting in Stockholm showed Robert Falck, president and founder of Einride, during Wednesday, a picture of the new truck, and gave a short presentation.

It tells the visitors, who participated at the gathering.

the Truck will be named the T-log and be intended for timber transportation.

"It's all about the timber transportation from hub to hub, where it is part simple transportation that is possible to automate," says the visitor.

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James Rankins 2019-03-20
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”M68” was the code name for an early version of the Iphone.

Now, the site has The Verge come across a prototype of Apple's first mobile phone.

the Iphone was presented for the first time at an Apple press conference January 9, 2007.

Then Steve Jobs and his familiar in the greatest secrecy worked to develop the phone for two and a half years.

in Order to maintain maximum secrecy around the project, Apple had developed the specific prototypes that contained almost all of the Iphone parts, scattered on the large experimentkort (”prototype boards” in English).

the Prototype is reminiscent of an old pc

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Robert Tuohy 2021-03-15
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Nondisclosure agreements are the basis of Silicon Valley's culture of secrecy. Help us peel back the curtain to understand how we got here.
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Robert Sanchez 2020-10-02
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The four executives have each been charged with one count of violating the US Bank Secrecy Act and one count of conspiracy to violate the act.
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Wayne Konwinski 2016-08-15
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A former Apple engineer says Apple may be going too far with its corporate focus on secrecy, and that some people inside the company perpetuate that secrecy to make themselves seem more important.Bob Messerschmidt worked at Apple from 2010 to 2013 after it bought his startup, Rare Light, which did research on heart rate sensors.

He was at Apple when the company was transitioning from Steve Jobs' leadership to the Tim Cook as CEO era.

"It's definitely not the same place" as it was when Jobs was CEO, he writes.

"There is really a contingent at Apple that has resorted to the tools of secrecy," says Messerschmidt, who now runs a biotech startup called Cor.Jobs wanted secrecy so his keynote announcements would garner as much attention as possible.

But now some people at Apple are using secrecy to win internal battles, he says.

"There s definitely a contingent at Apple that wants secrecy because it helps them maintain an empire, in a sense.

Rosalie Lee 2016-11-28
img

An eavesdropper could crack all your past encrypted correspondence with that stolen key as well.

To solve that problem of future security mistakes threatening past secrets, cryptographers have come up with a security feature called perfect forward secrecy.

Last week, the developers behind the Signal protocol, which end-to-end encrypts everything from WhatsApp messages to Google s Allo messenger to Facebook s secret conversations, published a new, detailed explanation of how the protocol works, including its own implementation of perfect forward secrecy.

And that future-proofing feature represents a new standard for any messaging service or website that takes your privacy seriously.

Perfect forward secrecy means that a piece of an encryption system automatically and frequently changes the keys it uses to encrypt and decrypt information, such that if the latest key is compromised, it exposes only a small portion of the user s sensitive data.

You re constantly generating new keys for new messages, says Nadim Kobeissi, the creator of Cryptocat, one instant messaging app that was early adopter of perfect forward secrecy.

Calvin Muchow 2017-06-16
img

the membership of the survey, 74 percent of respondents reported that their employment contract more muksiinsa was recorded in the trade secrets relating to the confidentiality terms and conditions.

In 2015 after entered into employment contracts condition is found in up to 84% of the respondents ' contracts of employment or the defendant had signed a separate confidentiality agreement.

Now the highly skilled labour market systems to the bridle-coloured secrecy of the conditions of the collective agreement act in connection with the reform.

"the labour market requires that employment contracts, confidentiality terms have grown in popularity is their terms of service provided to the Finnish employment contracts act", the chairman Sture Fjäder said in the announcement.

currently, the confidentiality of the terms is not limited to separately contract.

instead, the explanatory memorandum states that the provision of the employee's duty of professional secrecy does not prevent the kind of confidentiality agreements signed, who will continue in employment after the termination.

Billy Haigh 2017-10-24
img

Redmond wants to warn netizens when Feds demand their personal information

The US Department of Justice has limited its gagging policy that bans companies from alerting customers when their personal information is accessed by the Feds.

As a result, Microsoft has dropped one of its lawsuits against the American government, which argued it had the right to tell its customers when Uncle Sam demanded their private data.

The case, filed in April 2016, came as a result of what Microsoft described as an overuse of secrecy orders that require firms to keep schtum when the government accesses personal data stored in the cloud.

The firm has acknowledged that in some cases – such as when it might alert someone that the cops are on to them – a secrecy order is necessary, but believes they are being overused.

Microsoft's legal counsel, Brad Smith, said in a blogpost that the "vague" rules on secrecy orders allowed them to be used "in a routine fashion – even where the specific facts didn't support them".

Ronald Black 2020-08-05
img
After years of secrecy, one major election tech company is giving more hackers a look under the hood.
Earl Rizvi 2017-04-11
img

the Stockholm county council area (SLSO) broke against the patient data act, when they gave an external company, Medrave AB, which was looking for people for a research project, access to the patient data, the data Inspection board has now ruled.

patient data within health and medical care is covered by professional secrecy and are regarded as particularly sensitive, which means that they must undergo a secrecy testing before they get transmitted to someone else.

Something that SLSO is not done in this case.

”A health care provider may not allow an external company to search their patient records to find suitable people for research.

The external company in tillsynsärendet have received access to their medical records without SLSO have checked the information which could be disclosed,” writes Eva Maria Broberg, who led the review, on the Board's web site.

the SLSO is presented now to verify that patient records not be disclosed without a secrecy testing and that all electronic access to medical records restrict to the working of the SLSO, which, according to the patient data act are permitted to have direct access.

John Nelson 2018-06-21
img

Swedish Einride is launching shortly its next autonomous, electric-powered truck.

It has been shown on the picture, but the company is secretive.

At a meeting in Stockholm showed Robert Falck, president and founder of Einride, during Wednesday, a picture of the new truck, and gave a short presentation.

It tells the visitors, who participated at the gathering.

the Truck will be named the T-log and be intended for timber transportation.

"It's all about the timber transportation from hub to hub, where it is part simple transportation that is possible to automate," says the visitor.

Robert Tuohy 2021-03-15
img
Nondisclosure agreements are the basis of Silicon Valley's culture of secrecy. Help us peel back the curtain to understand how we got here.
William Cutright 2018-02-23
img

Chevalier is one of four current and former Google employees who said they were disciplined for speaking out internally against racism and sexism—speech that Google allegedly deemed discriminatory toward white men.

All employees acknowledge our code of conduct and other workplace policies, under which promoting harmful stereotypes based on race or gender is prohibited.

In both cases, making excuses for the abuser fails to identify and dispute the abuser’s sense of entitlement.”

Chevalier’s post heavily cited Why Does He Do That?, a book by the domestic violence researcher Lundy Bancroft that analyses abusive behaviour.

Bancroft writes that young boys are often raised to believe that, when they enter romantic relationships, their partners will be solely dedicated to meeting their needs.

In one instance, a black Googler wrote in an internal Google Plus post that she noticed she was being asked to present her identification badge more frequently than her white coworkers.

N1BusinessMaker 2021-08-29
img

Encrypted Communication Devices To ensure your communication you are in need of encrypted communication.

X-Systems has developed X-Secure and X-Crypto.

The technology that these encrypted communication devices use is end-to-end (device to device) encryption without the use of a data-storage server, lowering the possibility of interception and eavesdropping to zero.

It guarantees that only the sender and recipient(s) can access the files and read messages.

The end-to-end (device to device) encrypted communication solutions of X-Secure and X-Crypto encrypted smartphones make use of forward-secrecy ensuring that every message has its own unique cryptographic key, that is protecting the sent user data against reading previous messages and safeguarding every message permanently.

Multi Layers Communication EncryptionThe encrypted smartphones are multi-layered secured, with various cryptographic methods, to assure total data and communications secrecy at any given moment.

Jose Rhoades 2016-12-21
img

The Silicon Valley tech giants are notorious for their secrecy —

and thanks to a new lawsuit, we've got a new window into exactly

how that secrecy is enforced.

Google is being sued by an unnamed San Francisco employee who

works as a product manager for the company, who claims he has

been falsely blamed for leaking information to the press.

David Bierman 2020-09-30
img
Ocasio-Cortez expressed concern over the startup's secrecy, as well as its involvement with governments that "may present human rights risks."
Matthew Hansen 2021-04-29
img
Historian Alex Wellerstein: "You could get rid of all the secrecy tomorrow and the world would not measurably become more dangerous."
Zachary Stell 2017-07-31

"no identifiable personal data or banking secrecy does not move the service out of", the OP's information management director Juho Malmberg said.

OP-bank network service to use the tracking link from the rise to discuss the weekend the developers of Stack Exchange.

the user log in services will contact three of Adobe's own, outside web address.

Can a third party collect this online banking users private information?

information management director Juho Malmberg said not to worry.

"no identifiable personal data or banking secrecy does not move the service out," he said.

James Rankins 2019-03-20
img

”M68” was the code name for an early version of the Iphone.

Now, the site has The Verge come across a prototype of Apple's first mobile phone.

the Iphone was presented for the first time at an Apple press conference January 9, 2007.

Then Steve Jobs and his familiar in the greatest secrecy worked to develop the phone for two and a half years.

in Order to maintain maximum secrecy around the project, Apple had developed the specific prototypes that contained almost all of the Iphone parts, scattered on the large experimentkort (”prototype boards” in English).

the Prototype is reminiscent of an old pc

Robert Sanchez 2020-10-02
img
The four executives have each been charged with one count of violating the US Bank Secrecy Act and one count of conspiracy to violate the act.