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Google“Google Cloud Storage service is now automatically and free of charge encrypts all user data,” – said in the Internet company Google.

According to Dave Barth (the product manager for Google Cloud Storage), embedded encryption process is completely transparent to users and does not affect the performance of the service.

“If you enable encryption of your data, this feature saves you from using third-party solutions for data encryption, as well as the need for storage and management of cryptographic keys,” – he said.

According to him, when you turn on encryption for new downloadable service files will be encrypted at the back end, and users will not see any differences between the files with crypto support without it. In a blog post Google said that such an approach – is only part of the company’s efforts to strengthen the privacy of customer data after recent scandals with Internet wiretapping and NSA leaks from the U.S.. (more…)