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  1. 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…


  2. SSL Improves Customer Experience

    SSL Trusted by All Browsers

    With data breaches from major companies appearing constantly as headline news, it is not surprising that consumers are aware that security is a major issue and that their trust dwindles accordingly. When customers have to constantly worry about a company protecting personal information, those companies lose their credibility. This is where SSL comes in. SSL…


  3. 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…


  4. Recap of RSA Conference 2016

    The theme for this year’s RSA Conference was “Connect to Protect.” Humanity has been connecting with each other in many forms over many years. The Internet has become the central nervous system for modern communications. RSA Conference stands behind how people and businesses reach out to each other and collectively address growing cyber security threats,…


  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…