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July 02, 2014
Heartbleed exposed a number of long-standing issues at OpenSSL, but the open source encryption project has laid out plans to improve the organization.
June 10, 2014
CryptoLocker's infrastructure may be down for now, but experts say the easy money that can be made from ransomware means it is here to stay.
May 30, 2014
For enterprises, the sudden shuttering of the disk-encryption utility TrueCrypt highlights the risk of using open source security tools.
April 10, 2014
Video: Cryptography Research Inc. president Paul Kocher details how the ongoing NSA encryption-cracking scandal affects trusted crypto algorithms.
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TrueCrypt is a cross-platform open source program for file and full disk encryption (FDE). Continue Reading
Video: Keith Barker of CBT Nuggets demonstrates how to use OpenPuff steganography to hide sensitive information from prying eyes during transmission. Continue Reading
Video: An expert says the NIST cybersecurity framework and encryption standards resulted from a thorough public vetting process. Continue Reading
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The recent news that TrueCrypt is insecure and has been retired has left many enterprises struggling to decide which encryption technologies to trust. Expert Michael Cobb offers other enterprise encryption options. Continue Reading
In this video, Cryptography Research president and SSL 3.0 co-creator Paul Kocher reflects on SSL's history and Apple's recent SSL security snafu. Continue Reading
Awkward? The NIST Cybersecurity Framework arrives as the U.S. government struggles to counter negative reports on its data privacy and encryption standards. Continue Reading
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SilverSky CTO Andrew Jaquith says despite the recent Heartbleed flaw, the industry will stick with OpenSSL over commercially licensed SSL products. Jaquith also opines on the aftermath of the Target breach. Continue Reading
Video: BeyondTrust CTO Marc Maiffret discusses the likelihood of an NSA encryption backdoor and the rise in watering hole attacks and Web defacements. Continue Reading
In light of the Adobe password breach, expert Michele Chubirka explains the difference between encryption and hashing when storing passwords. Continue Reading
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The future of SSL is SHA-2. Security expert Michael Cobb explains why SHA-1 poses an increasing danger and what the transition entails. Continue Reading
Is elliptic curve cryptography more effective than RSA or Diffie-Hellman? Security expert Michael Cobb details the pros and cons of ECC. Continue Reading
Expert Joe Granneman explains how to protect corporate data after leaks divulge information on NSA Bullrun and other government surveillance programs. Continue Reading