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November 17, 2014
Microsoft admitted that MS14-066, released last week to patch a serious Schannel security vulnerability, is causing some users to drop TLS connections.
November 07, 2014
News roundup: Open Wi-Fi allegedly aided a fugitive in evading authorities, highlighting Wi-Fi hotspot risks as ISPs including Comcast turn residential gateways into hotspots. Plus: Google's nogotofail tool; messaging apps fail EFF security review; ...
October 31, 2014
The outdated encryption protocol was spotlighted earlier this month when Google researchers released details on the POODLE attack, which preyed on systems that support the SSL 3.0 fallback mechanism.
September 08, 2014
Data from McAfee shows many organizations have yet to fully patch the Heartbleed vulnerability, and as many as 300,000 websites remain at risk.
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The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a computer networking protocol that manages server authentication, client authentication and encrypted communication between servers and clients. Continue Reading
Heartbleed is a vulnerability in some implementations of OpenSSL. Because OpenSSL is used by approximately 66% of all active websites on the Internet, many experts have called Heartbleed one of the worst security bugs in the history of the Internet. Continue Reading
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Is it time to make the move to the SHA-2 algorithm? Application security expert Michael Cobb discusses and offers tips to ease the transition. Continue Reading
In the wake of Heartbleed, many enterprises are revisiting open source software security. Expert Michael Cobb offers a reality check. Continue Reading
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Expert Kevin Beaver offers VPN security best practices, including how to prevent risks and secure VPN access for mobile employees. Continue Reading
Video: Gartner analyst Jay Heiser discusses Heartbleed's aftermath, including whether the risk of a Heartbleed exploit always justifies patching. Continue Reading
While the Heartbleed security bug prompts viability questions about OpenSSL, enterprises should be working with vendors to implement patches. Continue Reading
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After the Heartbleed fiasco, the future of OpenSSL and open source cryptography libraries is up in the air. Application Security Expert Michael Cobb discusses whether they can -- and should -- be trusted. Continue Reading
Man-in-the-middle attack defense requires careful, layered security. Michael Cobb reviews the tactics enterprises should employ to stay secure. Continue Reading
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