Items Tagged with "Encryption"
Don't Let the Cure Become the Disease: Granular Control Is the Only Answer to Security Woes Caused By Encryption
June 20, 2016 Added by:Peter Martini
With the proper controls in place, organizations don’t have to fear encryption. Hackers can only succeed in exploiting encryption when organizations lack the right tools to fight back.
April 22, 2016 Added by:Vanishree Rao
End-to-end encryption does not solve the problem, despite the common perception that it is the holy grail of instant-messaging security. It is necessary that service providers shift their attention toward non-traditional key-derivation mechanisms to close the loophole.
April 20, 2016 Added by:Harvey Boulter
The technology exists for banks to provide spoof-proof communications internally and to their customers, to avoid attacks such as those against the Android apps of major Australian banks.
March 15, 2016 Added by:Eyal Bek
Besides the usual precautions, encryption can put a huge dent in the problem by making stored information unintelligible to intruders. Self-encrypting drives further help by minimizing the performance impact by offloading encryption to specialized hardware and taking humans out of the picture.
April 17, 2015 Added by:Kasey Cross
Encrypted network traffic improves confidentiality and message integrity, but it also puts organizations at risk. This is because hackers can leverage encryption to conceal their exploits from security devices that do not inspect SSL traffic. Attackers are wising up and taking advantage of this gap in corporate defenses.
February 19, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
Encryption. For most organizations, the need for it is very apparent, but for some reason, its implementation often falls well short of goals and expectations. The obvious question here is: why?
December 05, 2013 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
The newly released Encrypt the Web report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) illustrates that even large, well-known enterprises are susceptible to lapses in properly securing network communications.
October 16, 2013 Added by:Hani Banayoti
Consider encryption at rest but make informed decisions about its value and protection afforded.
September 21, 2013 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
EMC's RSA security unit sent an advisory to their developer customers warning against use of a toolkit that employs an NIST encryption algorithm by default that is suspected to have been “backdoored” by the NSA.
August 26, 2013 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
Experts warn that within the next several years, the RSA public key cryptography system could even potentially become obsolete. If that is the case, how will enterprises be able to ensure secure remote access in the near-future?
August 21, 2013 Added by:Cam Roberson
Employers can be diligent in installing encryption protection software on the devices their employees use, but what happens if the password is compromised? Whenever the password is known, the laptop, smartphone or tablet is at no less security risk with encryption as it is without.
May 13, 2013 Added by:InfosecIsland News
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April 30, 2013 Added by:Steve Pate
If deployed correctly, encryption does not need to be a headache. Instead, encryption can be an enabler to achieve the flexibility, compliance and data privacy that is required in today’s business environments. Below are top 10 benefits for those considering encryption.
January 19, 2013 Added by:Tripwire Inc
Security professionals today identify lack of qualified talent and lack of organizational funding as a key problem to their daily job; which probably implies that they are doing what they can with what they have; which likely may not meet expectations...
December 20, 2012 Added by:Larry Karisny
Paul “Prem” Sobel is a Cal Tech MS in electrical engineering and has dedicated a 40-year career to protecting mission-critical systems. He worked with IBM, NASA, Northrop and Intel before launching MerlinCryption LLC. In this edited interview, Sobel discusses security technologies and critical infrastructure vulnerabilities...