European lawmakers are once again considering encryption policies and attempting to strike a balance between the privacy and security afforded by strong encryption and law enforcement's needs. But with encryption being a cornerstone of the internet, is there any new balance to be struck?
Chat and collaboration software tools such as Slack are critical for software development teams. But a data breach experienced by Utah-based software developer WildWorks illustrates why developers should think twice before sharing sensitive database keys over chat.
As part of a settlement of allegations that Zoom "engaged in a series of deceptive and unfair practices that undermined the security of its users," the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is requiring the video conferencing provider to implement and maintain a comprehensive security program within the next 60 days.
For over 2000 years, governments, armies, businesses and lovers have been encrypting messages. For the same amount of time, the keys used to perform the encryption have been the weakest link in the chain. After 2000 years, technology has advanced such that the keys can be protected but many companies don't understand...
So far, much of the discussion about 5G security has focused on avoiding the use of technology from Chinese manufacturers, including Huawei and ZTE. But security experts are increasingly concerned that 5G network and device providers rushing products to market aren't devoting enough attention to security.
A greatly enhanced variant of the powerful Mirai botnet is already infecting IoT devices even though it's operating in a test environment, according to researchers at cybersecurity firm Avira Protection Lab.
"Cybercrime is an evolution, not a revolution," says Europol's Philipp Amann, who oversees the EU law enforcement intelligence agency's annual study of the latest cyber-enabled crime trends. Ransomware, social engineering and the criminal abuse of cryptocurrency and encryption are some of the top threats.
Stop me if you think that you've heard this one before: The U.S., U.K. and some allied governments are continuing to pretend that criminals will get a free pass - and police won't be able to crack cases - so long as individuals and businesses have access to products and services that use strong encryption.
Sensitive information needs to be kept secret.
That's an indisputable fact for modern organizations, where sensitive information can include customers'
personally identifiable information, customer lists, and intellectual property.
Encryption is widely recognized as the most effective way to ensure private...
In this webinar we explore Public Key Infrastructure as a Service (PKIaaS) and how this time-tested solution will provide organizations with a secure certificate-based strategy that reduces the threat landscape. A cloud-based PKIaaS solution can reduce the complexity and expense of a traditional PKI deployment, while...
A $5 million lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against Morgan Stanley, claiming the financial organization failed to properly safeguard personally identifiable information when the company discarded old computer equipment.
Federal regulators have slapped the Rhode Island-based health system Lifespan with a $1 million HIPAA settlement tied to a 2017 data breach involving the theft of an unencrypted laptop that potentially exposed the data of 20,000 individuals. It's the largest HIPAA enforcement action so far this year.
A fully secure digital program considers both network and physical security, but that's not all. Employing a holistic approach also considers user convenience, risk mitigation, scalability and integration opportunities. Organizations whose IT and physical security teams collaborate can address the challenge of an...