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  1. Employee Education Key to Strong Enterprise Security

    As National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) approaches, something to consider is the importance of cybersecurity within your own company. Since January 2015, the FBI announced a 270% increase of identified victims and exposed loss because of Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. In a recent security assessment at DigiCert, many employees received emails with strange…


  2. DEF CON 23 Recap

    Over the weekend, thousands of hackers and other people in the security industry gathered in Vegas for DEF CON 23. DEF CON is one of the biggest annual hacker conferences and has a big influence in the development of security practices. This year’s conference was no different—and the hacks that were demonstrated this year had…


  3. IoT: Prioritizing Security in Smart Clothing

    With smart watches and fitness bands decorating the arms of people all around us, smart wearables are starting to become commonplace. But there’s much more to smart wearables than wrist accessories. While FitBits and Apple Watches are no longer jaw-dropping to anyone, most people aren’t even aware of the smart clothing that is already on…


  4. This Month in SSL: July 2015

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    Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. Click here to see the whole series. SSL & Encryption News Early in July the OpenSSL Project announced they would be releasing a patch for a high severity vulnerability that allowed an attacker to impersonate a trusted server. Researchers found that a…


  5. What Wassenaar Could Mean for Security Research

    Talk of the Wassenarr Arrangement has appeared in many news forums over the past week. In a recent statement by The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the U.S. is finally set to implement export controls from the Wassenaar Arrangement’s Plenary meeting in December 2013. This announcement from the BIS concerns some security experts that the…