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Stand Against Chat Control: Protecting Privacy and Data Security in the EU

As a company committed to ensuring secure and private communications, Wire vehemently opposes the EU Commission's legislative proposal known as "Chat Control." This proposal threatens to establish an unprecedented mass-surveillance apparatus in the European Union, undermining the very foundations of privacy and data security.

Improved Usability: Wire's Desktop & Web Updates

One thing that we can all agree on is that we should always work on improving ourselves. It’s in this spirit that we proudly bring to you an improved calling User Interface (UI) and a more convenient conversation view for Wire's desktop app (Windows, MacOS) and our app for your web browser. We made it easier to choose audio and visual outputs, view reactions, and conversation views. Less steps, less clicks; better communication! Let’s get into it.

Digital Sovereignty: Wire and Schwarz Group announce partnership

Wire and the Schwarz Group today proclaim a strategic partnership to advance secure communication and data sovereignty in Germany and Europe. The partnership was announced at the Cybersecurity Conference by Schwarz in Heilbronn. The strategic partnership has three key points: Wire secures the digital communications of governments and companies in the areas of critical infrastructure, energy, and telecommunications worldwide.

Project Ghostbuster: Why WhatsApp should not be used in business

Facebook's parent company, Meta, is facing new allegations of allegedly criminal behavior undermining users' privacy. According to a report by TechCrunch, the actions outlined in a new class-action lawsuit don't involve the direct exploitation of user data on Meta's platforms. Instead, they allege the weaponization of existing Meta apps and services to access confidential user data on other platform apps, such as Snapchat, Amazon, and YouTube.

After the Taurus leak: what you should look for in a secure messenger

The Taurus leak has startled politics and society in Germany. Shortly before the weekend, Russian propaganda outlets reported on apparently intercepted confidential conversations of the German Air Force, triggering numerous discussions about the state of IT security in the army. "The incident shows that secure communication is still a challenge for many people, even in a professional context," says Benjamin Schilz, CEO at Wire. "Security must be accessible and easy to use.

Wire On-Premises, Wire Cloud or hybrid deployment - which one is the best for my organization?

At Wire, we take secure communication seriously – and we understand that every organization works differently and has different requirements when it comes to security, privacy, and digital sovereignty. This is why we offer our secure communication solution in two and a half flavors – on-premises, in the cloud, or as a hybrid deployment. But what are the differences between those two? And is one more secure than the other? Read on to find out!

The year in review: What we worked on in 2023

In 2023 many things happened at Wire: We added much expertise to our management team, delivered federated and highly secure messaging to our customers and completely rebuilt our Android app for better performance and security. Let’s take a closer look! In April we were happy to welcome Juan Perea Rodriguez as our new General Manager and Chief Commercial Officer.

Wire co-founds CODE-initiative to unleash innovation through open standards

Wire, the secure messaging platform from Berlin, joins industry heavyweights like Google, Meta and Qualcomm in a new initiative aimed at unleashing innovation through open digital ecosystems. Named ‘Coalition for Open Digital Ecosystems’ (CODE), the group will work with actors from academia, policymakers and other companies with an initial focus on the implementation of the EUs ‘Digital Markets Acts’ (DMA).

Navigating the Evolution of Wire for Android: An Interview with Leen Rehawi

Earlier this year, we relaunched our Android-App on a completely new codebase and switched to a new underlying development framework to enhance stability, performance, and security for our users. Due to this step, some features had to be removed for a while – but they are all coming back.