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March 27, 2018
MIT researchers have developed an energy-efficient, hard-wired chip that they say will benefit IoT encryption and ease authentication processes in the IoT environment.
February 23, 2018
Encryption features in recent vSphere and vSAN updates aim to balance security with simplicity and performance. For VMware shops, there is little standing in the way of adoption.
December 19, 2016
After the U.S. was allegedly plagued by Russian cyberattacks during the election, members of both the Democratic and Republican parties are now calling for investigations. Also in recent GRC news: ...
November 17, 2016
Will President-elect Trump's transition team follow through on promises to get rid of Dodd-Frank compliance regulations? Also in recent GRC news, tech companies urge Trump to back encryption; and ...
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Hashing is the process of transforming any given key or a string of characters into another value. Continue Reading
Cipher block chaining (CBC) is a mode of operation for a block cipher -- one in which a sequence of bits are encrypted as a single unit, or block, with a cipher key applied to the entire block. Continue Reading
A stream cipher is a method of encrypting text (to produce ciphertext) in which a cryptographic key and algorithm are applied to each binary digit in a data stream, one bit at a time. Continue Reading
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Microsoft's new double key encryption offering brings data security and compliance benefits. Are they worth the implementation challenges? Continue Reading
Microsoft augments the native protection features in its newer Windows Server releases with cloud-based security products to reduce the likelihood of a successful breach attempt. Continue Reading
There are predictions that the blockchain market will change the nature of business transactions. But how much of that is hype? One analyst weighs in on the topic. Continue Reading
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Data breaches have become increasingly commonplace for businesses, and every company that has an online presence is a potential target for hackers: High-profile hacks of Target Corp. and Anthem Inc., to name a few, show how valuable personal data ... Continue Reading
'Going dark' -- or the FBI's inability to access data because of encryption -- could put public safety at risk, intelligence officials say. But tech companies argue that strong encryption is needed to protect corporate and customer data. Continue Reading
PCI DSS is under fire for not providing enough security in the process of securing credit card data. Using ISO 27000 to complement PCI may provide better compliance and security. Continue Reading
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The BitLocker encryption technology continues to evolve from its roots as a Windows Vista feature to protect resources both in the local data center and in the Azure cloud platform. Continue Reading
Massachusetts' data protection law, 201 CMR 17.00, focuses on prevention rather than notification. Here are the technologies and policies you'll need for compliance. Continue Reading
Transparent data encryption can go a long way toward meeting compliance and security standards. Learn what TDE can do for you, with details on the considerations that should be made before it's implemented. Continue Reading