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  1. This Month in SSL: September 2015

    Digital Security News

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption News Certificate Transparency saves the day by detecting and alerting Google of unauthorized certificates. This month Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla officially announced that they will deprecate RC4 support in early 2016. Google and…


  2. This Month in SSL: August 2015

    Digital Security News

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption News Entrust created a helpful infographic that shows what changes are planned for the industry and when those changes will occur. Data Breaches Earlier this year the IRS announced that their systems…


  3. Proactively Preventing Data Breaches

    Data breaches are on the rise and this shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone. Health insurance companies and medical devices are valuable targets as are corporate accounts that expose financial information. Company leaders are worried about breaches. According to a survey a couple years ago, 91% of decision makers are concerned about customers’ perceptions…


  4. LastPass Hack and the Case for Two-factor Authentication

    On Monday, June 15, 2015, a popular password manager, LastPass, announced a security breach. After noticing suspicious activity on their network, LastPass discovered that their account email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised. However, they announced that they have found “no evidence that encrypted user vault data was taken, nor…


  5. Criminal Hacks Are the Main Cause of Healthcare Breaches, Study Says

    The results of the Ponemon Institute’s recent study, Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data, reinforce what we already knew about healthcare data breaches—they’re rising. The Ponemon Institute reveals that “more than 90 percent of healthcare organizations represented in this study had a data breach, and 40 percent had more than…