The 1-2-3 of Cloud Security

Security remains the top concern for enterprises considering a move to cloud services. This issue has been aggravated in our post-Snowden world. While security must be an important priority, it requires a sense of proportion rather than a fear-based approach.

Avoiding the Dark Security Future

LAS VEGAS–Nick Percoco has been thinking a lot about the future of technology, and some of the things he’s dreamed up aren’t very pretty: farms of people renting out their spare brain cycles, autonomous cars that freak out and careen into oncoming traffic and hacking groups hijacking users’ augmented reality gear and demanding ransoms to unlock […]

Global Law Enforcement Strikes Deep Into 'Dark Web'

THE HAGUE - A global crackdown has shut down dozens of online "dark markets" selling illegal goods and services and masking their identities using the Tor encryption network, officials said Friday.
The joint operation by US and European law enforcement arrested 17 people in a massive international operation against the underground bazaars.
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Expanding Use of PKI in Variety of Devices Holds Challenges

LAS VEGAS–One of the longest running jokes in the security industry is that each coming year finally will be The Year of PKI. While that one huge year never materialized, the use of PKI and digital certificates has become an integral part of how the Internet works today. But there are some challenges on the horizon […]

Securing an Internet Made From ‘Duck Tape and Baling Wire’

LAS VEGAS–The Internet that we use today was not designed as a cohesive network. It was put together from found bits and pieces over the course of the last few decades, and, as major bugs such as Heartbleed and others have shown, it’s a frighteningly fragile construction. Attackers know this as well as anyone, and […]

Fed-Cybercriminals' Double Play Fuels Financial Services Cyber Security

In America’s economic-centric society, few threats draw greater fear than disruptive cyberattacks against the U.S. financial services sector. Cybercrime is increasingly viewed as a systemic risk, posing dangers of major financial and reputational damage coupled with the threat of widespread loss of consumer confidence.
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