Amazon have introduced their own TLS implementation that claims to be faster, smaller and simpler than the already recognised standard. As the roll out happens in the coming months, their s2n offering promises greater simplicity.
A new law recently passed in China will require foreign tech companies servicing banks in the country to release their source code and give back-door access in order to continue doing business. Foreign business groups are objecting to the new policies.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed an encryption ban that would have dire consequences for digital Britain.