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  1. This Month in SSL: July 2016

    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 related apps can steal contact…


  2. A Strong Incident Response Plan Reduces Breach Severity

    A security crisis cannot be attributed to just one cause. Incidents may be the product of a complicated plan acted upon by malicious hackers or a simple employee mistake. Whatever the cause, results are detrimental and the ramifications of breach may effect enterprise operations, reputation, and trust. BakerHostetler states in their 2016 Data Security Incident…


  3. Battling to Stop Data Leaks from the Inside

    A new study released in June reveals the majority of companies don’t have the proper policies, education, and tools in place to protect sensitive information from being disclosed to insiders. The study, conducted by the Ponemon Institute called Risky Business: How Company Insiders put High Value Information at Risk, concludes there is a large amount…


  4. Protecting the IoT with Security Solutions Now

    The Internet of Things has become one of the most exciting developments for network connectivity. The number of IoT devices is predicted to exceed 40 billion by 2020, and their potential benefit to industrial success is limitless. However, the possibility of unforeseen damage grows by connecting multiple devices especially for business. IoT device security is…


  5. This Month in SSL: June 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) Data Security Microsoft takes a stand against weak passwords by banning common passwords and using smart password lockout in Microsoft Account System and private preview Azure AD. Data Breaches A hacker who goes by the…