Revelations that global communications are being monitored more aggressively than previously imagined have sent the public looking for software to protect their privacy. This is a good opportunity to give you a "defense-in-depth" idea of what it might look like to use different layers of encryption in your everyday computing.
Whether you’re a high flying executive or a stay-at-home mom, you have probably thought a lot about what privacy means to you. Do you ambitiously entertain notions of anonymity and confidentiality or simply hope to retain some control over the information you enter into your computer and send over the wires? Either way, here's something to get you started.