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  1. The Role Authentication Plays in Online Security

    After a big data breach year like 2014, enterprises and individuals are still on edge about having personal and customer information at risk for attack. Authentication is an important factor to consider when staying safe online. Namely, do the websites you visit frequently enable the right authentication checks to ensure you are who you say…


  2. Security: A Critical Part of App Development

    The everyday smartphone user doesn’t think about data security when selecting or using an app. But app vulnerabilities are becoming increasingly more common. Just last month, there was a vulnerability affecting more than 1,500 iPhone apps that could allow a hacker, using a MITM (man-in-the-middle) attack, to see their sensitive data. iOS apps aren’t the…


  3. From the Back Office to the Board Room: It’s Security’s Time to Shine

    At RSA Conference 2015, the record crowd of over 33,000 attendees heard many repeated themes such as attribution, visibility, and detection. They also heard about front doors, back doors, and locked doors. Among the 290 sessions presented by more than 700 speakers, one of the main themes that emerged was: Security Has Arrived at the…


  4. PCI Releases DSS 3.1, Puts Expiration on Weak Encryption

    As was recently announced by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) in the Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.1, SSL and early TLS will no longer be accepted as strong cryptography come June 30, 2016. Effective immediately is the outlaw of installing new technology that uses SSL or early TLS. With the exposed vulnerabilities FREAK and…


  5. Secretary of Homeland Security Calls for Private Industry Partnership at RSA 2015

    The U.S. government is stepping up its efforts to thwart off cyber-attacks against American infrastructure, networks and defense, though it continues to attract much skepticism from security industry professionals in a post-Edward Snowden world. Yesterday at the kickoff of the annual RSA Conference, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh C. Johnson made a passionate plea for…