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Endpoint security strategy: Focus on endpoints, apps or both?

Companies know how to secure traditional endpoints, but what about mobile devices outside the network? They should decide if they want to protect devices, apps or both.


Enterprises mull 5G vs. Wi-Fi security with private networks

While Wi-Fi security can be implemented just as securely as 5G, mechanisms built into 5G offer some compelling benefits to enterprises considering private 5G networks.


Verizon DBIR shows sharp increase in ransomware attacks

According to Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report, 60% of ransomware cases involved either direct installation or installation via desktop sharing software.


Biden signs executive order to modernize cyberdefenses

Following several high-profile attacks on the federal government, the new executive order seeks to eliminate outdated security practices and improve supply chain security.

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    A block cipher is a method of encrypting data in blocks to produce ciphertext using a cryptographic key and algorithm.

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