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Security, Software, Technology

How API attacks work, and how to identify and prevent them

May 21, 2021

Via: CSO

In early May, fitness company Peloton announced that it had exposed customer account data on the internet. Anyone could access users’ account data from Peloton’s servers, even if the users set their account profiles as private. The cause: a faulty […]


Security

DNS over HTTPS, DNS over TLS explained: Encrypting DNS traffic

March 29, 2021

Via: CSO

Being the backbone of the internet, the Domain Name System (DNS) protocol has undergone a series of improvements and enhancements over the past few years. The lack of stringent protections in the original DNS specification and discovery of security weaknesses […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

What is cryptography? How algorithms keep information secret and safe

October 15, 2020

Via: CSO

Cryptography is the science of keeping information secure by transforming it into form that unintended recipients cannot understand. In cryptography, an original human readable message, referred to as plaintext, is changed by means of an algorithm, or series of mathematical […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

2020 cybersecurity trends: 9 threats to watch

December 12, 2019

Via: CSO

Making cybersecurity predictions is fun, but not necessarily helpful to security professionals who must decide which threats for which they should be the most prepared. “You can’t really make a good prediction about what the future’s going to hold because […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

EFF has an encryption plan for the entire internet

January 31, 2019

Via: CSO

If there is one technology that best protects internet users from scammers, hackers and nation-state threat actors it’s encryption. Fortunately, the web is currently undergoing a massive transformation from a non-secure HTTP format, the initial underlying protocol for all communications […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Center for Internet Security releases Microsoft 365 benchmarks

January 23, 2019

Via: CSO

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a non-profit organization that puts forth security benchmarks and checklists. Recently as noted in the Microsoft Secure blog, CIS released its CIS Microsoft 365 Foundations Benchmark version 1.0.0. It includes two levels of […]


Security

4 big plans to fix internet security

March 20, 2017

Via: ITWorld Networking

The Internet is all-encompassing. Between mobile devices and work computers, we live our lives on it — but our online existence has been tragically compromised by inadequate security. Any determined hacker can eavesdrop on what we say, impersonate us, and […]


Security

How blockchain will disrupt your business

February 21, 2017

Via: CSO

Like mobile and cloud, blockchain — first implemented in the original source code of bitcoin in 2009 — stands poised to profoundly disrupt business. If it lives up to its promise, it won’t just be financial institutions that are disrupted. […]


Security

Allot Launches New Security Solution in Collaboration with Intel Security

August 8, 2016

Via: The Fast Mode

Allot Communications, Tuesday announced its collaboration with Intel Security to introduce McAfee Unified Security to deliver comprehensive security protection combining Allot’s multi-tenant network-based security platform and McAfee’s endpoint protection. The joint Allot and Intel Security solution blends advanced threat detection […]


Security, Software

Apache incubating project promises new Internet security framework

May 13, 2016

Via: CSO

A new incubating project at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) promises a more secure Internet that doesn’t require monolithic trust hierarchies and centralized certificate authorities. And it could eliminate the need for complex passwords, too. At ApacheCon North America in […]