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An early lesson for CISOs from the Ashley Madison breach

It will be a while before all of the lessons for CISOs from the Ashley Madison hack will emerge, in...

September 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon


IT departments must prepare for the impact of commercial drone deployment

A great deal of the discussion of drones has revolved around the privacy, safety and security of the general public,...

July 27th, 2015 Gary Hilson

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Easier encryption, certificate management

Two security vendors have added to the capabilities of their offerings, one by expanding the ability of organizations to encrypt...

April 15th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Organizations scrambling to update servers for payment card systems

At some point this month the group that sets standards organizations have to follow to use credit and debit cards...

April 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Service to offer free TLS certificates

If they haven't already done it, organizations are increasingly turning to encryption to protect sensitive data. But they also need...

March 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Another SSL vulnerability discovered

The Heartbleed vulnerability revealed that there can be problems in the OpenSSL/TLS encryption the world takes for granted in securing...

March 4th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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SIM maker Gemalto says it was ‘probably’ hacked by NSA, GCHQ

It’s likely that the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) carried out the cyber-attack...

February 25th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Lack of encryption, phishing suspected as flaws in U.S. data breach

By now many readers know that one of the biggest private health care providers in the U.S. was the victim...

February 9th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Intel buys Canadian firm to handle ‘password fatigue’

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) has snapped up a Montreal-based company that offers a service almost anyone can use – the...

December 1st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano