Encryption is skyrocketing both inside corporate networks and on the public internet - and studies show that more and more attackers are using this trend to hide their activities from your SOC:
70% of malware binaries sampled in the 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report from Cisco took advantage of encrypted network...
System Administrators are no loner managing boxes sitting under their desks; Now, they're coding their infrastructure. The new digital users, enforced by the as-a-service business model, leave them facing critical challenges to manage and interconnect increasingly diverse systems, and to ensure scalability and...
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers an in-depth look at the ever-changing ransomware threat. Other topics: filling the DevSecOps skills gap and the repercussions of Australia's encryption-busting law.
An essential component of protecting payment information is devaluing the data that is transmitted so it's of no use to hackers, says Lance Johnson, executive director of the PCI Standards Security Council.
Brad Smith, Microsoft's chief legal officer, says Australia's encryption-busting law is causing companies and governments to look elsewhere to store their data. Microsoft hasn't changed it own local operations yet, but other companies say they're no longer comfortable storing data there, he says.
Smartphone security is paramount for certain scenarios, but software based encryption has been shown to be insufficient. Mike Fong, founder and CEO of Privoro, demonstrates a hardware based solution to smartphone encryption
Technology organizations say Australia's anti-encryption law passed in December 2018 is already undermining trust in their local operations. The comments come as a Senate committee is reviewing the law - passed in a hurry in December - to consider whether to amend it.
The good news for security leaders: Because of SSL/TLS, nearly every bit of web data in transit is now encrypted. The bad news: Threat actors are now masking their attacks inside of encrypted traffic.
Download this eBook transcript of a recent interview with Kevin Stewart of F5 Networks on SSL visibility and learn...
Forty-three states have reached a settlement with Neiman Marcus over its 2013 data breach, one of several breaches from that period blamed on in-memory malware. The retailer will pay $1.5 million and must use encryption and tokenization to protect card data.
The Marriott mega-breach is calling attention to whether organizations are storing too much data and whether they're adequately protecting it with the proper encryption steps. Experts offer insights on making the right moves.
Marriott International's digital forensic investigation now counts not 500 million but an "upper limit" of 383 million customers affected by the four-year mega-breach of its Starwood reservations system. The hotel giant now says the breach also exposed more than 5 million unencrypted passport numbers.
Encrypting and decrypting traffic consumes a lot of computational power, so many security inspection solutions either don't decrypt at all or take such a huge performance hit that they pass along encrypted traffic just to keep up. Whether its traffic coming into your application or internal traffic going out to the...
The increase of SSL/TLS traffic indicates that organizations are more and more focused on safeguarding the integrity of the data that flows through their Internet-facing applications.
However, the concurrent growth of malware hidden within that encrypted traffic is cause for concern. Without visibility into your...