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What Is a Digital Signature & How Does It Help Your Organization?

Digital signatures are at the heart of secure online communications. They not only validate that you’re really you (i.e., not an imposter), but digital signatures also offer assurance that the data you’re providing is authentic and hasn’t been altered Think back to the last time you downloaded software from your favorite website. Were you able …

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Matter, the New IoT Standard: A Look at the Future of Consumer IoT Device Interoperability & Security

90% of consumers aren’t confident about the security of their IoT devices. Frankly, who can blame them? IoT devices have a long history of exploitable weaknesses and security issues. Matter, a new industry standard backed by Amazon, Google, and other industry titans, aims to change that once and for all Editor’s Note: This is the …

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Indicators of Compromise: Cybersecurity’s Digital Breadcrumbs

Indicators of compromise (IoCs) are the digital “clues” cybersecurity professionals use to identify system compromises and fight back against cybercriminals. Understanding how to identify and use IoCs in cybersecurity can be the difference between falling prey to an attack and motivating attackers to look elsewhere for an easier target Earlier this year, the Federal Bureau …

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A CEO’s Guide to Not Becoming the Next Data Breach Headline

Virtually every day, there’s a new headline about some company falling prey to a data breach. We’ve asked 11 industry experts to share their insights on what every CEO needs to know regarding cybersecurity Editor’s note: We’ve added insights from one additional industry expert. Data breaches make news headlines virtually every day. But breaches are …

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Changes Coming to OV Code Signing Certificates & Keys Starting Nov. 15

OV code signing certificates and key generation methods are getting an overhaul. They’ll be issued on physical security hardware in a process similar to how EV code signing certificates are currently issued. Explore what this change means for your organization Earlier this year, NVIDIA experienced what happens when bad guys get their hands on some …

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Password Salting: A Savory Way to Secure Your Secrets

Password salt is a critical element of database security. Without password salting, any password hashes you store on your server are susceptible to brute force attacks and risk compromise that can land your organization in some devastating headlines When many people think about password security, there’s often a misconception that you should encrypt your secrets …

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10 Cybersecurity Compliance Statistics That Show Why You Must Up Your Cybersecurity Game

Cybersecurity and compliance go together like sushi and rice. You can’t have one without the other and expect things to end well for your business and customers. Let’s explore the top compliance statistics that help you show the decision makers within your organization why cybersecurity compliance training and investments must be a priority “Cybersecurity compliance” …

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The largest DDoS attack in history just happened… and it didn’t work.

The latest record-breaking distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack peaked at 26 million requests per second (RPS) this past June. This is just the latest in a string of massive botnet-induced attacks targeting service providers Move aside, Amazon and GitHub — there’s a new DDoS attack that holds the heavyweight title of being the largest …

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