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  1. Security Concerns in IoT Wearables

    The numbers of IoT Wearables used around the world are growing exponentially. By 2020, an expected 600 million wearable devices will be online globally, a steep climb from last year’s numbers recorded at 87 million. These devices, a subset within a greater collection of gadgets that make up the Internet of Things, include wearables such…


  2. Combating Fraud and Cyberscams this Tax Season

    It’s tax season for everyone, which means it’s also fraud season. And with the deadline coming up and people rushing to get their taxes submitted on time, it is still critical to remain vigilant, especially if you are planning to file your taxes online. According to Threatpost, “A 400 percent surge in tax-related phishing and…


  3. Debunking SSL and HTTPS Security Myths

    While SSL Certificates and HTTPS encryption have been proven essential in enterprise security, many businesses still put their confidence into unsecure networks like the Cloud or other large data environments. This is because many fall prey to common misperceptions about encryption and key management that relate to cost, performance, and ease of use, which reverts…


  4. Do Compliance Requirements Secure Data?

    Following data security best practices means keeping up with the expanding threat landscape and proactively planning more effective ways to deal with those emerging threats. For organizations, that can mean spending funds that may not have a tangible return, and real security requires proactively identifying vulnerabilities and patching them. Compared to that, simply complying with…


  5. This Month in SSL: February 2016

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.) SSL & Encryption To address the SSL migration dates and the expanding threat landscape, the PCI Security Standards Council will be releasing PCI DDS version 3.2 earlier than the usual fall release. Data Security in…