Despite increasing numbers of data breaches and the theft and loss of more than 2 billion data records worldwide since 2013, organizations continue to believe perimeter security technologies are effective for data protection.
The pro-democracy protests started by Hong Kong students' and backed by the Occupy Central protesters (Central is the name of Hong Kong's financial district) are picking up speed, supporters, and have, unfortunately, also resulted in violent confrontations with the police.
Web performance and security company CloudFlare today launched Universal SSL, making Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption available to anyone at no cost.
Ever since TrueCrypt developers terminated the development of the popular encryption utility and announced that it was not safe to use, users who need such a tool have been looking for an alternative, safe solution.
DigiCert released a free tool which helps system administrators analyze their use of SHA-1 hashing algorithms across all domains and subdomains and map out a path for SHA-2 migration.