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  1. This Month in SSL: January 2015

    Digital Security News

    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. Click here to see the whole series. SSL & Encryption News Google Chrome 40 was released on January 23, which means we’re only one version away from the deprecation of SHA-1 which is scheduled for version 41. Mozilla Firefox announced that they…


  2. #JeSuisCharlie: Keeping Your Data Safe in Times of Terror

    Earlier this month, the whole world tuned in as France faced a national tragedy when the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo lost 12 of its cartoonists in a terrorist attack. Talk of terrorism, freedom of speech, and the affects of these actions on the rest of the Muslim community flooded the Internet accompanied with the hashtag…


  3. State of the Union Address Sparks National Discussion about Cybersecurity

    If cybersecurity wasn’t already on the minds of Americans before last Tuesday—it is now. In President Obama’s State of the Union address, he challenged Congress to pass legislation to ward off cyber-attacks that “shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, [and] invade the privacy of American families.” This year may be the year lawmakers…


  4. The New Reality of Information Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you haven’t heard of it, ShmooCon is an alternative east coast hacker convention located in Washington, DC. It is one of the premier hacking and security conferences and a destination event for IT security professionals. The opening remarks for ShmooCon were given by Bruce Potter, one of the founders of…


  5. Data Breaches Now Resulting in 15% More Lost Customers

    Online Data Security Statistics

    Each year, the Ponemon Institute conducts a comprehensive study on the cost of data breaches among companies in the USA. The 2014 study contains some startling statistics about trends among corporate breach victims. These statistics illustrate the real that network security admins face, as well as the data they protect. Ponemon discovered that not only…