I recently joined the team at Standard Notes as a technical writer. My role is to research and learn the often complicated details behind privacy, security, and technology then explain them in simple, digestible pieces.

My articles are located at standardnotes.org/knowledge and are linked below.

What is Encryption? — Knowledge Base | Standard Notes
Encryption is the process of transforming readable text or data, called plaintext, into unreadable code called ciphertext. After the data is transformed, it is said to be encrypted. The reverse transformation process from cip...
What is End-to-End Encryption? — Knowledge Base | Standard Notes
End-to-end encryption is a system of encryption that allows parties to communicate in a way that severely limits the potential for third-parties to eavesdrop on or t...