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  • Sweet32 Birthday Attack: What You Need to Know


    Today, researchers announced the Sweet32 Birthday attack, which affects the triple-DES cipher. Although the OpenSSL team rated the triple-DES vulnerability as low, they stated “triple-DES should now be considered as ‘bad’ as RC4.” DigiCert security experts as well as other security pros recommend disabling any triple-DES cipher on your servers. The Sweet32…

  • Myth: TLS Is Too Heavy for Low-Powered Devices


    Mobile devices have evolved significantly in terms of power in the last few years, but other devices emerging as part of the IoT ecosystem can still be extremely limited by computing power and battery life. With the predicted growth of the IoT and the subsequent increase of connected devices with…

  • Key Elements of a Disaster Recovery Plan

    Disaster Recovery

    In preparing for cybercriminals to attack with new variations of malware, it can be easy to forget that natural disasters can cause crippling data loss or server damage. Research by Eastern Kentucky University revealed that natural disasters cost the global economy $2.5 trillion since 2000, affecting SMBs in particular. After…

  • This Month in SSL: July 2016

    Digital Security News

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) Data Security Mozilla Firefox announced that they plan to deprecate Flash from its browser in the next few months, which is sooner than what they previously planned. Some Pokemon Go…