JUN
24

OOPS! LINKEDIN REPORTS ‘BRIEF’ DELAY IN RENEWING SSL CERTIFICATE ON TIME

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On May 21, security analyst Carl Leonard reported on Twitter a situation that involved LinkedIn's security. The issue was related to users receiving certificate error alerts when attempting to visit the website. As Leonard investigated further, he noticed that the certificate for the URL shortener lnkd[.]in had expired. LinkedIn jumped in the Tweet...
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MAY
22

20 km of Brussels

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Last Sunday the 20 km of Brussels took place. Amongst the 40 000 of participants, team Asfalys was also present. With a lot of effort and some sweat, all our colleagues finished strong. Our fastest runner completed the run in 1h40. Congrats to all of our brave colleagues! 
APR
30

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Market Worth USD 1.98 Bn by 2023

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  Pune, India, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Market Research Future (MRFR)'s analysis indicates that the global public key infrastructure (PKI) market is expected to strike a CAGR of 21.12% over the forecast period of 2018 to 2023. The study further highlights that the global market is anticipated to reach a valuation of USD 1,987.1 Mn by...
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APR
08

Why do 20 per cent of the world's biggest websites ignore HTTPS?

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  With constant updates, Google is trying to make its products more profound and secure. In the mid of 2018, Google released the Chrome 68 version that marked all HTTP sites as not-secure. One of Google's audit states that 79 out of the top 100 non-Google websites do not make use of an HTTPS certificate. Among the big names include IMDB and Ne...
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MAR
20

PuTTY in your hands: SSH client gets patched after RSA key exchange memory vuln spotted

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Venerable SSH client PuTTY has received a pile of security patches, with its lead maintainer admitting to the The Register that one fixed a "'game over' level vulnerability". The fixes implemented in PuTTY over the weekend include new features plugging a plethora of vulns in the Telnet and SSH client, most of which were uncovered as part of an EU-s...
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MAR
09

Why An SSL Certificate Is Important For Your Company Website

With the evolution of the internet, the solutions for better protection of websites increase -- and so does the creativity of cybercriminals. For several years now, organizations like Google have been working toward making the web a safer place by encouraging website owners to use the HTTPS protocol that ensures the data sent from your computer to ...
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MAR
03

71% of Organizations don’t know how many certificates & keys they have

A new study begs the question: are we having the right conversation? A new study from KeyFactor and the Ponemon Institute has shed some interesting light on the pain points most organizations go through when they're managing their digital certificates and encryption keys. There were some key takeaways from the study, one of which was simply the sco...
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MAR
03

ETS Isn't TLS and You Shouldn't Use It

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The good news: TLS 1.3 is available, and the protocol, which powers HTTPS and many other encrypted communications, is better and more secure than its predecessors (including SSL). The bad news: Thanks to a financial industry group called BITS , there's a look-alike protocol brewing called called ETS (or eTLS) that intentionally disables important s...
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MAR
03

SSL-Based Phishing Surges 400% from 2017

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Hackers are increasingly increasingly using encrypted traffic to hide their attacks from security filters, with phishing emails soaring in popularity, according to new data from Zscaler. The cloud security provider processes more than 60 billion transactions per day and claimed that hiding threats in SSL traffic has become standard practice am...
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