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  1. Three Challenges for the Industrial IoT

    Enterprise SSL Inventory Management

    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a sublet of the IoT phenomenon, referring specifically to connected technologies in the manufacturing industry. IIoT technology captures data by monitoring and controlling production processes, which improves overall documentation and quality management. By 2020, revenues generated from the IIoT market will be about $225 billion. What’s more, companies…


  2. Emerging Cyber Threats in 2016

    In 2015, several attacks compromised millions of personal records. The main breaches in 2015 according to Network World are as follows: Multiple breaches in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) led to the theft of 22 million records on current and former employees. The hacks on two major health insurers, Anthem and Premera, compromised data…


  3. Moving Beyond 1024-Bit Encryption

    With ever-rising Internet security standards, Google recently announced their plan to deprecate DHE-based cipher suites and Chrome will now prioritize ECDHE-based cipher suites. While the company raised the minimum TLS DHE group size to 1024-bit earlier this year, they admit that 1024-bit is insufficient for the long-term. As SSL technology has become a necessity for adequate…


  4. Lessons to Learn from Two Different Insider Attacks

    The news and media often highlights vulnerabilities, malware, and negligent employee breaches as the only dangers organizations face, overlooking costlier insider threats. Surprisingly, stolen records for insider threats in the US cost $230 which is more than breaches caused by system glitches ($142) and human error ($134). Insider threats alone cost the US $40 billion…


  5. Securing Enterprise Keys and Certificates Should Be a Priority

    In March 2015, Ponemon Institute published a report that analyzed business failures associated with a lack of trust in the security of a company’s keys and certificates. The report states that of 2,300 participants from enterprises around the world, 54% admit to having a lack of policy enforcement and remediation for keys and certificates. Likewise,…