Microsoft Brings New Encryption Support To OneDrive And Outlook

Microsoft announced that it's adding a new encryption support for its OneDrive cloud storage service and Outlook email website, along with the opening of its first Transparency Center.

Microsoft is adding Perfect Forward Secrecy PFS encryption support for OneDrive, which will be availale through, its mobile apps, and sync clients. This level of security for files will make it, acording to Microsoft "more difficult for attackers to decrypt connections between their systems and OneDrive." users will also get PFS support, along with Transport Layer Security TLS encryption. According to Microsoft "This means that when you send an email to someone, your email is encrypted and thus better protected as it travels between Microsoft and other email providers."

Microsoft is also announced the opening of its first government Transparency Center in its Redmond, Washington campus, which was created to give government agencies a way to review the source code for many of Microsoft's software products, in order to show them that there are no security issues or back doors that might compromise their use.