Tags: encryption

ESET spots new FinFisher campaigns

Security software provider ESET has spotted a new FinFisher spyware campaign. The software, also known as FinSpy is surveillance software allegedly only sold to law enforcement and governments.  According to the blog on the ESET website, FinFisher has been spotted in seven countries. In the interest of security, ESET has chosen not to publicly name…

Comodo and Key-Systems deliver new security offering

Digital certificate and security vendor Comodo has signed a strategic partnership with German domain hosting company Key-Systems  GmbH. The deal will see Key-Systems offering Comodo SSL/TLS certificates to its domain and hosting customers. With over 4 million customers of whom around 2.5% are retail/corporate entities this is a big deal for Comodo. Michael Fowler, Comodo…

Tatu Ylonen talks about managing SSH keys

On a recent visit to Boston in the USA, Enterprise Times spent time with Tatu Ylonen, founder of SSH and inventor of the SSH protocol. We sat and talked about the state of enterprise security, the need for encryption and the way that encryption security keys are handled. What is interesting is that the conversation…

IBM z14 plays the trust card, but does it hold a winning hand?

It’s that time again, the time that most observers in the industry say will never happen. IBM is releasing the next generation of its z Systems mainframe products called the z14. IBM has seen an acceleration of sales across its z Systems business unit helped, in part, by the LinuxONE models. With z14, IBM will…

Will your holiday end in a cyberattack?

Secure password and digital vault vendor Keeper Security has published a list of countries it calls the riskiest holiday destinations for cyber security. The data comes from Intel and refers to the number of breaches of mobile devices in 2016. The list of countries will surprise many in the cyber security industry as it misses…

MacRansom coming to a Mac near you

Security vendor Fortinet has revealed details of the MacRansom, Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) malware. The blog, written by security researchers Rommel Joven and Wayne Chin Yick Low, should act as a warning to Mac users to secure their devices. The researchers believe that this is the first RaaS targeted at Mac OS. The attack…

Secret Double Octopus launches authenticator app

Israeli security start-up Secret Double Octopus has launched its authenticator app for enterprises. It is designed to avoid insecure channels used by many multi-factor authentication solutions. SMS , tokens, push notifications and biometrics have all come under attack from hackers. This has made multi-factor authentication complex and limited its security benefits. What is Secret Double…

The elephant climbs on IBM Storage

IBM and Hortonworks have announced the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) on IBM Elastic Storage (ESS) and IBM Spectrum Scale. The announcement comes a week after a series of other updates to the IBM Spectrum and Cloud Object Storage product lines. It sees HDP being certified on IBM Spectrum Scale on both Power8 and x86. This…

Making encrypted data visible

Gigamon has announced an expansion to its GigaSECURE SSL/TLS Decryption solution. It has delivered new inline capabilities to enhance the ability to decrypt SSL/TLS traffic. This enables Security Operations (SecOps) teams to see what is moving in and out of the organisation. The ability to decrypt encrypted data has become a key part of the security…