Apple’s New iOS Privacy Features: File System Native Encryption, Differential Privacy, On-Device …

Over the past few years, Apple has become increasingly more interested in adding new privacy features to its products and services, to protect users but also as an effective competitive advantage. At the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple announced three new privacy features including file system level encryption, on-device deep learning, and a brand new cryptographic technique called “privacy differential,” meant to more effectively anonymize the data Apple collects from its users. File System Native Encryption At WWDC this year, Apple introduced its new file system, called APFS, which is meant to replace its decades old HFS+ file system with one that is optimized to work well with flash storage and modern CPU architectures. Among its many modern features, the new file system also includes native encryption support. Instead of…


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