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Data destruction using crypto-shredding
Data destruction using crypto-shredding

Crypto-shredding is a data destruction technique that consists in destroying the keys that allow the data to be decrypted, thus making the data undecipherable. Difficulty of data destruction Data destruction is a major issue in data protection regulations such as the GDPR in the context of exercising an individual's right to erasure. When a company exercises a person's right to erasure, it must search all databases, all object or flat storage, all logs (and their backups) to find all occurrenc

14/06/2021 2 min
Encryption and politics
Encryption and politics

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve received his German counterpart, Thomas de Maizière, to exchange views on the control of data encryption means in order to strengthen the means of the fight against terrorism (article from Liberation [https://www.liberation.fr/france/2016/08/23/tandem-franco-allemand-pour-renforcer-l-arsenal-antiterroriste-europeen_1474164] ). Some politicians, including Mr. Cazeneuve, ask against the unanimous opinion of experts that every message transmitted on the Internet

03/01/2018 2 min