Blog Posts Tagged with "SSL"

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Staying Secure Through the Holidays

December 18, 2010 Added by:Guy Pace

This is the time when people become victims of scammers and criminals who capitalize on distractions and stresses. Here are a few quick tips to help reduce the potential for becoming yet another holiday victim...

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Ten Technical Questions to Make Your DLP Vendor Squirm

December 09, 2010 Added by:shawn merdinger

This will enlighten you about some of the methods attackers will use to perform data exfiltration, and will also provide you with some good questions to beat up vendors with. You can expect your DLP vendor to mention that nobody has asked some of these questions of them before...

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Alert: New OpenSSL Vulnerability

November 18, 2010 Added by:Brent Huston

A new security issue in OpenSSL should be on the radar of your security team. Stunnel and Apache are NOT affected, many other packages appear to be. The issue allows denial of service and possibly remote code execution. Patches for OpenSSL and packages that use it are starting to roll in...

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Vulnerable Out of the Box - The Problem With Plug-Ins

November 16, 2010 Added by:Rafal Los

What if on the first boot you had to be connected to the Internet, and your computer would then connect to a trusted site over a secure channel - SSL authorization & encryption bi-directionally - then pull down all the software you'd need from a single vendor-supplied distribution point?

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The FireSheep Dilemma - Encrypt Everything?

November 09, 2010 Added by:Rafal Los

If the release of FireSheep has done nothing else - it has certainly demonstrated to people that HTTPS (encryption) is necessary well beyond the login page. Sounds easy enough right? Just "SSL the whole site"? Actually, no. It's not that simple...

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Security: So You Want to Work Remotely?

October 26, 2010 Added by:Christopher Burgess

You are no longer within the four walls of the employer, and you no longer have that physical security surrounding you and the assets. Your mobile environment by definition is physically outside their ability to monitor for the physical security threats which every office addresses...

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Are you Using or Abusing Digital Certificates?

June 28, 2010 Added by:Ron Lepofsky

Digital certificates were originally designed to help authenticate, provide non repudiation, and to sometimes ensure integrity and confidentiality for written communication.  They of course became the rage for securing Internet based transactions.

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