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Why it's time to shift to extended validation certificates

More than ever, a strong organizational identity is essential for building trust with users.

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TLS attacks and anti-censorship hacks

Despite safeguards in TLS 1.3, China is still censoring HTTPS communications, according to a new report. There are workarounds to this. Plus, how TLS can be used as an attack vector.

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4 best practices for managing and tracking SSL and TLS certificates

Do you know what SSL protocols you expose to your users? Are your settings optimized for security? Have you properly deprecated older TLS certs? Here's what you need to know.

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Protocol gateway flaws reveal a weak point in ICS environments

Research presented at this week's Black Hat conference highlights a new threat via protocol translation attacks and reveals 9 flaws found in protocol gateways from different vendors.

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Mathematical Mesh alpha release promises better end-to-end encryption

Web pioneer proposes a new cryptographic system that relies on threshold key infrastructure to improve end-to-end encryption.

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DNSSEC explained: Why you might want to implement it on your domain

The Domain Name System Security Extensions provide cryptographic authentication to prevent redirection to rogue websites, but owners of many domains have yet to adopt it.

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7 points your security team needs to know about IPv6 (but probably doesn't)

The IPv6 protocol affects the security of your network even if you haven't deployed it internally. Here are the most important points every security team needs to understand about the protocol.

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Enterprise internet attack surface is growing, report shows

Attackers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis to exploit pre-existing and newly introduced vulnerabilities across a wide range of attack points.

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Should you deploy a TLS 1.3 middlebox?

Organizations moving to the TLS 1.3 protocol must decide whether to deploy middleboxes that intercept network traffic for greater visibility, but doing so presents security and regulatory risks.

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What is PKI? And how it secures just about everything online

Public key infrastructure (PKI) is a catch-all term for everything used to establish and manage public key encryption, one of the most common forms of internet encryption. It is baked into every web browser in use today to secure...

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9 tips to detect and prevent web shell attacks on Windows networks

Attackers often use web shells to mimic legitimate files and compromise web servers. These best practices will lower your risk.

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Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2020

From malware trends to budget shifts, we have the latest figures that quantify the state of the industry.

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Implementation flaws make LoRaWAN networks vulnerable to attack

New report from IOActive details implementation errors that expose LoRaWAN networks to attack and provides a framework for mitigating the risk.

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Macy’s breach is a game-changing Magecart attack

The attackers customized the Magecart code to the Macy's website to steal credit card information in the wallet and new registrations.

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2020 cybersecurity trends: 9 threats to watch

Here's how your biggest threats of 2019 will likely trend for 2020 and how you might change your defensive strategy for them.

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How to secure your DNS traffic under Windows

DNS traffic is prone to snooping, and it’s often far too easy for attackers to hijack and change a company’s DNS settings. These simple steps will amp up your DNS protection.

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What you need to know about the new OWASP API Security Top 10 list

APIs now account for 40% of the attack surface for all web-enabled apps. OWASP has identified 10 areas where enterprises can lower that risk.

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How to lock down enterprise web browsers

Your organization's web browser is essentially your operating system for the cloud. Secure it appropriately.

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