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14 Results for 'CIP'

Stricter Standards for SSL Server Test Coming in 2017

By Bruce Morton
December 22, 2016
This is a good time to offer a reminder that Entrust Datacard has a great tool for secure server testing, the SSL Server Test. The tool grades your server installation and reviews the: certificate, protocol support, key exchange and cipher strength for security against standards and known vulnerabilities.

Anticipating the Trend of IoT DDoS Botnets

By Jason Soroko
November 01, 2016
What we are witnessing with IoT botnets is just the beginning of a painful parallel journey unless we make it easier for IoT device vendors to implement strong authentication, device network segmentation and secure supply chains.

THREAT ALERT: How a SWEET32 Birthday Attack is Deployed and How to Prevent It

By Bruce Morton
August 25, 2016
Details surrounding the SWEET32: Birthday attacks on 64-bit block ciphers in TLS and OpenVPN can be found in the paper released by Karthikeyan Bhargavan and Gaëtan Leurent from INRIA in France. The paper shows that cipher suites using 64-bit block length ciphers are vulnerable to plaintext recovery attacks. As such, Triple-DES (3DES) and Blowfish are vulnerable. Here’s an overview.

Coming Soon: More “Not secure” Browser Warnings

By Bruce Morton
September 22, 2017
With an anticipated release date of October 17, 2017, domain owners still have a few weeks to encrypt any sites that should be protected that might otherwise prevent users from entering their website. 

Connecting at CES 2017

By Kathleen Nolan
January 03, 2017
One of Entrust Datacard's strategic partners, HARMAN International, presenting on IoTrust at CES 2017. The IoTrust solution is designed to securely enable convergence between enterprise IT and operational technologies (OT) and help transform physical entities to digital assets, extending the value of core business. By partnering with HARMAN International we are combining a unique mix of disciplines to bring to market solutions that are secured by design to unlock the value of digital business.

Webinar: Affordable Solutions to Secure Local Government IDs

By Entrust Datacard
November 07, 2017
National and global security-related events on the rise. Now is the time for increased awareness and urgency around municipal security. 

Entrust Datacard + nCipher: Expanding a security powerhouse

By Todd Wilkinson
June 07, 2019
We’re building a security powerhouse for today, and for the future of identity and security.

RC4, CBC, what the …?

By Bruce Morton
March 27, 2013
We had the BEAST attack and it was said, “Prioritize RC4 cipher suite.” We had the Lucky Thirteen attack and it was said again, “Prioritize RC4.” We had the AlFBPPS attack and it was said, “RC4 is old and crummy. CBC-mode would be better, if only it wasn’t already attacked by BEAST and Lucky Thirteen.

The Importance Of A Cybersecurity Program For Your Business

By Entrust Datacard
January 27, 2015
It doesn't matter how big or small your business is, or whether its annual revenue places it on the Fortune 500 list. If you run an enterprise, you are a potential target of cybercrime. It's as simple as that. The problem is that some enterprises don't seem to realize this. Instead of preparing to guard against the multitude of threats out there, they prefer to operate in a mode of futile rationalizing. We're not a big enough business anyway. We don't represent the kind of target that would be lucrative for hackers. These are the types of excuses that organizations fall back on to justify inaction. But this approach is a recipe for disaster. Instead, companies need to stop making excuses and start focusing on coming up with the best cybersecurity plan for them.

3 Reasons Why SSL Certificates Are Still Critical

By Entrust Datacard
July 14, 2015
As the transmission of information increases and businesses pursue more mobile-centered options, these developments create risks in addition to possibilities. But the vulnerabilities of an increasingly digital world can be mitigated via the implementation of centralized digital certificate management. As SSLShopper has pointed out, SSL certificates play a huge role in keeping data secure as it is in transit. The principle behind an SSL certificate is it that secures information so that the data being sent is only accessible to the specific recipient. This protects against the risks that could befall insecure data, such as information tampering and spying. In a typical enterprise workflow, privileged data is transmitted frequently. Without SSL, that information immediate becomes vulnerable. Here are three top reasons why SSL certificates are still vital for businesses:
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