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Least Authority performs Security Audit of Knot DNS and Knot Resolver on behalf of Mozilla’s “SOS” Fund

Earlier this year, Least Authority completed a security audit of Knot DNS and the Knot Resolver for the Mozilla Secure Open Source (“SOS”) Fund. The Mozilla SOS Fund provides security auditing, remediation, and verification for key open source software projects. This Fund is part of the Mozilla Open Source Support program (MOSS) which recognizes and celebrates open source

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Least Authority hosted a workshop with Simply Secure at Internet Freedom Festival 2018.

Least Authority along with Simply Secure hosted a workshop ‘Communicating the importance of privacy’ during the Internet Freedom Festival (IFF) held from March 5-9, 2018 in Valencia, Spain. IFF brings together journalists, activists, technologists, policy advocates, digital safety trainers, and designers around the world. This one-of-a-kind gathering in the Internet Freedom community gave us an opportunity

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Why We Need Client-Side Encryption?

Already in 2017, there has been an inordinate number of cybersecurity meltdowns. This complex and constantly evolving range of security threats lead many of us to wonder how we can best protect our data from theft or loss. Many cloud providers advertise their use of end-to-end encryption for security. However, some of the important data breaches in the past have demonstrated that end-to-end encryption may not be enough. What is end-to-end encryption? End to end encryption is a method of…

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Gridsync – a new graphical user interface (GUI) to S4 – coming soon!

We’re excited to announce that very soon we are launching a new enhancement to our Simple Secure Storage Service (S4) – “Gridsync” – a new cross-platform desktop application which provides a graphical user interface (GUI) to S4 and is easier to use than Tahoe-LAFS command line interface (CLI). Least Authority’s goal is to build an affordable,

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Debunking the “Nothing-to-Hide” Rhetoric

A few months ago, Least Authority ran user-testing sessions to get a sense of what our potential users think about our products – S4, our current Amazon S3 based application of Tahoe-LAFS and Gridsync, our forthcoming graphical user interface for S4 and Tahoe-LAFS. In addition to getting valuable feedback, it was interesting to

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