Cybersecurity

Open Source Effort Aims To Ease Incorporation of Encryption in Products

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An open-source software project aims to give software developers a simple way to wrap encryption into their applications to thwart online surveillance efforts.

The project, called Crypton, comes from SpiderOak, a company known for its Dropbox-like online storage and synchronization service. SpiderOak differentiates itself by encrypting data in a such a way that none of its employees can access it, unlike Dropbox, where a few employees do have limited access to some kinds of data.