SSL Certificate Authorities vs. ???With all the publicity about breaches of SSL certificate authorities and a hack that exploits a vulnerability in the supposedly secure protocol, it's time to consider something else to protect Internet transactions. If only there were something else to turn to.
Forrester Research this week published a report that advises security professionals not to jump the gun on fixing security deficiencies immediately after a data breach is identified since that could destroy valuable evidence needed to prosecute cyber-criminals.
The recently discovered Duqu Trojan has received considerable attention from the security research community. Here's why. What is Duqu? It's a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that is designed to steal data from computers it infects. It was discovered by the Laboratory of Cryptography and Systems Security (CrySys) at Budapest University.
Facebook has reduced the amount of personal data it releases to users as required by European Union law despite an ongoing audit by Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner.
If most of the Techonomy experience can be defined by its optimism and exuberance over the role of technology and social media in the future, Monday afternoon’s security round-table was its antithesis.
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