SilentCircle creator says secure e-mail is no longer possible

09/26/2013 - 00:00

By Paul F. Roberts -

As any married couple will tell you, trust is the most precious commodity. And, once it’s gone, its almost impossible to get back. That maxim is just as applicable to the technology world when it comes to security and privacy. That’s why a giant brick and mortar retailer like TJX can lose the credit card information belonging to tens of millions of customers and barely miss a beat, while a firm like the Dutch certificate authority DigiNotar (part of the U.S. based firm Vasco Data Security Intl.)