Government agencies, the legal establishment, and law enforcement are railing against smartphone encryption, claiming it aids criminals, but should we be asked to give up our privacy in the name of the law?
How to use the Android Keystore to store passwords and other sensitive information
When Android 5.0 Lollipop was announced, Google originally required OEMs to encrypt devices by default. While the company has seemingly changed their minds on the encryption method, Google will likely re-enable it in a future OS version.
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Nexus devices shipping with Lollipop have full device encryption turned on by default. That’s great from a privacy point of view, but the downside is encryption takes its toll on performance, as benchmarks from AnandTech and direct observations show.
Google has stepped forward to announce that they will enable device encryption by default in Android L. Taking user security a step beyond remote locate, lock and wipe as can be found now through the Android Device Manager.
Google researching ways to add PGP encryption to Gmail
A Google employee has let it slip that Google is researching ways to streamline the use of PGP/GPG with Gmail. Google has "research underway to improve the usability of PGP with Gmail,” said the employee.