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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.
August 20, 2014
An infosec consultancy has claimed that a Heartbleed exploit was used by attackers to gain access as part of the Community Health data breach.
July 30, 2014
A vendor's Heartbleed scan shows that a majority of Global 2000 organizations may still be vulnerable despite patching the OpenSSL flaw.
July 11, 2014
Former CSO Paul Howell details the school's Heartbleed response and how he overcame challenges with assessment, patching and communication.
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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