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  1. Understanding the Threat Landscape When Using the Cloud

    Many professionals are familiar with methods cybercriminals use to breach enterprise security, whether it is through phishing scams, DDoS attacks, social engineering, or another tactic. Cloud malware can be added to this list and is gaining more attention as more enterprises are using the cloud for business ventures. Enterprises turn to the cloud as a convenient…


  2. Securing the Internet of Things: IoT World

    When Back to the Future II was first released, we watched in awe when Marty McFly gave voice commands to his TV and lights, and used biometrics to unlock doors rather than physical keys in his smart home, where video conferencing was a regular staple. It’s hard to believe that those concepts, so radical to…


  3. Biometric Authentication: An Added Layer of Security or Security Risk?

    Do you remember the first time you were awed by the biometric authentication used to verify someone’s identity in a movie? Perhaps you watched a character use voice recognition to board a Pan Am space plane in 2001: A Space Odyssey; perhaps you watched Tiffany Case use a fingerprint scanner to authenticate her guests in…


  4. SLOTH Attacks and the Risks Involved

    Researchers Karthikeyan Bhargavan and Gaetan Leurent have found that the use of weak hash functions in various cryptographic constructions within mainstream protocols has been justified by practitioners under the notion that their use of these protocols relies only on second preimage resistance; therefore, they are unaffected by collision attacks. These weak hash functions center on…


  5. What to Expect from the RSA Security Conference

    In less than a week, the RSA Conference will celebrate its 25th anniversary, gathering more than 30,000 attendees in San Francisco’s Moscone Center for annual favorites such as the Cryptographers’ Panel, big name keynotes, hacking demos, and lively after-hour parties. RSA will feature over 400 expert-led sessions and 500 exhibitors, including your favorite CA, DigiCert—come…