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Posted: 02 Nov 2020
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We're all familiar with "business agility" — an organization's ability to adapt, react, stay competitive, and reduce time to market. Increasingly, there's a move towards "crypto-agility" — protecting your data and systems by using the latest encryption and cryptographic techniques. Crypto-agility relies on similar concepts to business agility: adaptive algorithms, reacting to the latest...

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Posted: 04 Aug 2020
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It shouldn’t come as a surprise that we are talking about TLS/SSL digital certificate lifespan again; after all, the industry has been mandating a shorter lifespan for TLS/SSL certificates for the past few years. It is good...

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Posted: 28 Jul 2020
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The concept of Zero Trust is a security model where all users and devices are treated as untrustworthy, even if they are already inside a network. The term Zero Trust is credited to Forrester Research based on a security model they published in 2010, which...

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Posted: 16 Jul 2020
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Digital certificates secure everything from devices to web pages, but only if they’re properly managed. Technologists who follow public key infrastructure (PKI) and IoT have identified two key trends that will have a broad impact on this market space. The first is that digital certificate lifespans continue to...

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Posted: 15 Jul 2020
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Transport Layer Security (TLS), or famously known as Secure Socket Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols that establish an encrypted connection between a browser and a web server. This connection protects data privacy and integrity as communication between both parties remains encrypted. In short, it keeps...

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Posted: 24 Apr 2020
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One reason organizations like yours have benefitted from using digital certificates is because of the longevity of the technology itself. Since certificates have been in use for decades, they’re widely supported and easy to integrate with business systems and applications—without the compatibility woes you may...

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Posted: 04 Mar 2020
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There’s a new-ish acronym in town: BEC (business email compromise). BEC is what law enforcement agencies and analysts are now calling phishing that targets corporate structures and public entities, thanks to the rise in frequency and complexity of these scams. As network security hardens, bad actors have to find another way in. Too often, users are the weakest link in...

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Posted: 13 Jan 2020
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When it comes to running an organization, lots of good things are optional: healthy snacks in the break room, monthly shared birthday parties, chairs with good lumbar support. But some things are anything but optional, and network security is one of them. With data privacy regulations, threats from hackers and unscrupulous competitors, and the simple need to protect your organization's assets...

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Posted: 28 May 2019
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Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a type of phishing attack in which an attacker impersonates a high-level executive and attempts to trick an employee or customer into transferring money or sensitive data. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as of 2018 this scheme has already caused $12.5 Billion in losses to companies. The FBI warned that there was a 60% increase in 2018...

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