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  • Metadata-hiding Dark Mail protocol soon to be reality

    21.07.2014

    At the Hackers on Planet Earth X (HOPE X) conference held this weekend in New York, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden called for hackers, coders and developers to "help build a better future by encoding our rights into the programs and protocols upon which we rely everyday." He was talking about encryption, but also about "padded protocols" that would prevent intelligence agencies from discovering who was talking to who by analyzing Internet traffic, and mixed routing.

  • Whitepaper: History of cryptography

    18.07.2014

    This whitepaper presents a brief history of cryptography and how encryption-related technologies have evolved and will continue to evolve as well as the measures Internet users should consider when implementing modern encryptions.

  • 63% of businesses don't encrypt credit cards

    17.07.2014

    In its third study on unencrypted card data, SecurityMetrics found that 63.86% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN).

  • Whitepaper: The value of perfect forward secrecy

    17.07.2014

    When it comes to security, IT professionals need to think ahead: An eavesdropper who records traffic today may successfully decrypt it in the future.

  • NIST releases report on cryptography expertise

    15.07.2014

    NIST's primary external advisory board released a report calling for the agency to increase its staff of cryptography experts and implement more explicit processes for ensuring openness and transparency to strengthen its cryptography efforts.




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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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