Tutanota wants to offer web calendar with end-to-end encryption




Tutanota intends to issue an online diary in 2016 that uses end-to-end encryption. The company based in Germany believes that encryption is becoming increasingly important for privacy. Therefore wants to provide an encrypted alternative for Google Apps.

Tutanota The company argues that companies like Google and Microsoft should not have access to private information such as doctor’s appointments. Therefore wants to launch a web blog that uses end-to-end encryption. The encryption perform locally before the data is synchronized to the server only needs the user can access the data.

Tutanota has some experience in the marketing of services with end-to-end encryption. It already gives us a secure email service. Tutanota eventually also intends to issue a complete set of services that rivals such as Google Apps. The e-mail service, the company uses a GPL v3 license. With the accompanying app for Android and iOS to use this service on devices other than the PC. The encryption and decryption of data is done according to Tutanota locally at the time that there will be logged.

For e-mail encryption service using the AES128 and 2048bit RSA. When a user registers for the service than is locally generated private key and a public key. Of this, the private key is encrypted with the registered password. Regardless of the end-to-end encryption is the transport of mail between the user and the server Tutanota secured with SSL and DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities. Would add two-step authentication company in the future.


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