The European Commission and the Council of the European Union are beginning to advise their employees to stop using WhatsApp within the professional environment.
Signal It has always been praised for its greater security and confidentiality in its messages, and that is why important entities such as the European Union already had on their agenda to dispense with WhatsApp to switch to Signal.
As the EFE agency points out, both the European Commission and the Council of the European Union have asked their employees to stop using WhatsApp.
However, the Council of the European Union has clarified that they are going to start using Signal to engage with the media. “The Council of the EU will change the instant messaging platform it uses to share information with journalists: we will move chat groups from WhatsApp to Signal”They inform the media.
In any case, it must be clarified that sensitive internal communications between senior officials of the European Union are not made through any of the messaging applications as we know them.
The European Commission has its own tools and secure computers and networks for all diplomatic contacts such as the so-called Rescom that allows the use of communication platforms through a protected infrastructure.
To this we must add that there are also their own encryption systems such as Zeus, a kind of external terminal with a dedicated program that enables the sending of email through a platform that the recipient can only read if they also have a dedicated Zeus terminal.