Encryption plays a vital role in protecting valuable information from being stolen or altered. But it can be used by your enemies just as readily.
How do you stay one step ahead of the attackers, when it comes to employing the latest encryption technology? What is the right solution for your organisation? How do you make sure your systems aren't breached?
With ransomware attacks on the rise and forthcoming regulations like GDPR...
Companies can lower the risk of massive fines under the new European Union privacy regime by embracing encryption of personal data, privacy attorneys and data security professionals told Bloomberg BNA.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect in May 2018, instructs privacy regulators to consider whether data are encrypted in setting fines for data breaches, which can reach maximums of 20 million euro...
Privacy advocates have criticized U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd after she called for security services to be able to access encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp in order to fight terrorism.
Rudd said there must be “no place for terrorists to hide” following Wednesday’s attack in London that killed four people. Police believe the perpetrator had accessed WhatsApp two minutes before carrying out the attack.
Despite 83 per cent of financial services professionals using email more than any other form of communication, 23 per cent either do not use or are unaware of any email and file sharing encryption technology in place.
You would think that simple and secure communication with employees and customers would be top of any financial services firm’s checklist, wouldn’t you? That the need for confidentiality and regulatory compliance...
Though already widely used, encryption awareness will rise and grow stronger.
When thinking about topics to cover for those who are new to security, opportunities abound. New threats emerge every day, along with new technologies to help combat those threats. Everyone is itching to know what they need to do to defend the crown jewels, which in itself is a new concept in cybersecurity.
Don't panic, there's nothing to fear, insists green messenger.
WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption can be potentially exploited by determined snoops to intercept and read encrypted messages, it was claimed today. Essentially, if an attacker can reroute a redelivered encrypted message, it is possible to decrypt the text.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp stresses this is not a serious flaw nor a deliberate backdoor in its code. Users can dete...