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Least Authority performs Security Audit of Knot DNS and Knot Resolver on behalf of Mozilla's "SOS" Fund.

Anamika Ved on October 12, 2018

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 projects that contribute to the health of the Internet.

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Privacy and Security by design is a crucial step for privacy protection.

Anamika Ved on July 24, 2017

In just 10 months from now, companies headquartered in an EU country and all organizations that process data on EU residents will have to comply with the requirements of the GDPR - the EU General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR approved by the EU Parliament on 14th April 2016, is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy. GDPR, which will take effect...

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Debunking the “Nothing-to-Hide” Rhetoric

Anamika Ved on May 17, 2017

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 hear diverse perspectives on the questions of data security, privacy, and surveillance. One of the viewpoints that stuck with us was “I don’t care about privacy. I’ve...

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