Encryption news stories
Encryption: What it is, how it can help, and what to watch out for
When sending information on unprotected networks you leave your digital life, including bank and credit information, personally identifiable information and even social media login details, vulnerable to cybercriminals.
Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Recently the U.S. White House released a statement citing intelligence reports indicating "… that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber-attacks."
Entrust secures against quantum threats with latest offerings
Entrust has announced four new solutions aimed at helping organisations prepare for the security challenges presented by quantum computers.
Five data fundamentals to quash cybercrime
Cybercriminals have never been happier, with constantly growing data footprints and operational disruption escalating the potency of cybercrime.
Endpoints & encrypted connections top malware vectors - WatchGuard report
WatchGuard also reports that more than half of all malware is now delivered via encrypted connections.
How the 5G industrial IoT will change different verticals
The industrial Internet of Things, protecting systems during the holiday season, and using encryption to help address cloud misconfiguration, are amongst the most recent insights from global technology firm Thales.
Zscaler report reveals attacks on tech companies up by 2,300%
There has been a 314% year-over-year increase in HTTPS threats from the start of 2021, according to new research from Zscaler.
Google partners with Thales to improve privacy and confidentiality in Google Workspace
Google has partnered with Thales to expand support for the privacy and confidentiality capabilities of Google Workspace.
Australian organisations turn to encryption to protect data - Entrust report
The most common types of encrypted data include intellectual property, employee and HR data, payment-related data, and customer information.
Enterprises prioritise customer data protection but continue to leave it exposed
“Breaches of personal information strike at the heart of the relationship between enterprises and their customers."
rhipe develops encryption solution for SMEs
The launch of SmartEncrypt marks the first time Rhipe has ever developed and launched its own product.
Entrust acquires HyTrust, with aim to improve data encryption solutions
Entrust says the acquisition will bolster its effort to deliver data protection and compliance solutions to its customers, while accelerating their digital transformations.
Claroty finds four vulnerabilities in Schneider Electric OT device
Unmitigated vulnerabilities could give an attacker access to the device, enabling the attacker to break encryption, modify code, and run certain commands.
Zoom to begin rolling out end-to-end encryption
Available starting from next week, it represents the first phase out of four of the company’s greater E2EE offering, which was announced in May following backlash that the company was lax on its security and privacy.
Five Eyes nations want legal access to backdoors to fight 'illegal content'
The nations argue that encryption can make the enforcement of public safety difficult, particularly when it comes to serious problems like child exploitation.
Surge in encrypted malware prompts warning about detection strategies
“If you are not decrypting and scanning your secure web connections, you are likely missing a large majority of malware,” the report states.
McAfee unveils new Microsoft Teams encryption update
The cybersecurity company says the enhancement lets employees use Teams as a collaboration platform, participate in conversations and share documents while ensuring customer data remains secure with encryption.
Malwarebytes launches VPN service that won't track users
Malwarebytes says that while the solution is only available for Windows, it will be coming soon to Mac, Android, Chrome, and iOS.
Juniper Networks extends connected security with two new updates
Juniper Networks has updated its connected security portfolio with encrypted traffic analysis for Juniper Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP) and SecIntel for the Mist platform wireless access.
Internet of Things
How safe are our IoT devices?
Surely it is the duty of the manufacturers to make devices more secure at the point where they are produced, right?
Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Nintex adds enterprise-grade RPA capabilities
The company’s new RPA Central solution provides end-users with a centralised location to orchestrate, administer and secure RPA bots.
NordVPN launches password manager
Users can download user-friendly browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Brave, Edge, and Vivaldi.
NordVPN launches encryption tool, password manager to come
A free version of NordLocker is available which gives users 5GB of encrypted data, while premium users can encrypt unlimited amounts of data.
Exclusive: Aruba security VP on IoT security, encryption, and UEBA
Aruba security VP and chief technologist Jon Green shares his views on how the changing trends are affecting the way networks are secured.