Encryption

The cryptopocalypse is nigh! NIST rolls out new encryption standards to prepare

The cryptopocalypse is nigh! NIST rolls out new encryption standards to prepare

Enlarge / Conceptual computer artwork of electronic circuitry with blue and red light passing through it, representing how data may be controlled and stored in a quantum computer. Getty Images In the not-too-distant future—as little as a decade, perhaps, nobody knows exactly how long—the cryptography protecting your bank transactions, chat messages, and medical records from …

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How to Set Up Google Password Manager's On-Device Encryption for iOS, Chrome, and Android

How to Set Up Google Password Manager’s On-Device Encryption for iOS, Chrome, and Android

Photo: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP (Getty Images) Eventually, Google and other big tech companies want to dispense with passwords entirely, but until that day comes, a Google Password Manager feature called on-device encryption might be your best bet for protecting your precious codes. Though it quietly came out earlier this spring, since you can now easily access …

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