Google” begins with data encryption users in “Google drive




This comes in the context of maintaining the company’s reputation after a scandal “Prism.

Google has announced that it will encrypt users files stored on cloud storage service “Google drive (Google Drive) as the default.

The US company said in a leaflet that the servers will henceforth encrypts all data that will be stored in “Google drive, either from data that is stored before, Google confirmed that it will be encrypted during the coming months.

The product manager at Google, “Dave Barth if user requested data encryption, this feature will rest him, as trouble and risk arising from the management of the encryption and decryption keys, and added that the company’s legacy is managing the encryption keys themselves, on behalf of the user, using hundreds of the same key management systems that you use” Google “to encrypt data.

The company encrypts data and metadata from an item in the cloud service using a unique key khorazmet encryption uses sophisticated 128-bit length, users can manage their own encryption keys, data storage, said Barth.

This comes about a month after news reports that “Google” to test new technology that allows it to encrypt files in “Google drive”, as a means of limiting the u.s. Government and other Governments access to user files.

Meanwhile, the spokesman said “Google” the company will not give the encryption keys to any Government and that it would be only in accordance with the law.
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