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Encryption
Govts risk cyber attacks if they continue to demand encryption backdoors
August 2019
Governments that flout encryption best practice and mandate the inclusion of backdoors into technology are putting their entire countries at risk, according to security professionals.
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Cloud
Venafi announces guarantee for no certificate-related outages
August 2019
Eliminating certificate-related outages within complex, multi-tiered architectures can feel like an impossible effort.
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Cybersecurity
New code-signing solution released by Venafi
July 2019
Machine identity protection solution secures code signing across organisations and guards against unauthorised use.
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Intel
ZombieLoad: Another batch of flaws affect Intel chips
May 2019
“This flaw can be weaponised in highly targeted attacks that would normally require system-wide privileges or a complete subversion of the operating system."
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Cybersecurity
Certificate-related outages impact 60% of businesses - Venafi
April 2019
Certificate-related outages harm the reliability and availability of vital network systems and services while also being difficult to diagnose and remediate.
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Cybersecurity
Government-mandated encryption backdoors a dangerous game, says survey
April 2019
'This is not rocket science; backdoors inevitably create vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors."
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Venafi
Security professionals want to return fire – Venafi
March 2019
Seventy-two percent of professionals surveyed believe nation-states have the right to ‘hack back’ cybercriminals.
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Dark web
SSL/TLS certificate marketplaces thriving on dark web - study
March 2019
These services deliver machine-identities-as-a-service to cybercriminals who wish to spoof websites, eavesdrop on encrypted traffic, perform man-in-the-middle attacks and steal sensitive data.
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Identity and Access Management
Venafi and nCipher Security partner on machine identity protection
February 2019
Cryptographic keys serve as machine identities and are the foundation of enterprise information technology systems.
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Phishing
Cyber criminals using lookalike online shopping domains to phish buyers
October 2018
Because they point to malicious online shopping sites that mimic legitimate, well-known retail websites, it makes it increasingly difficult for customers to detect the fake domains.
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Venafi
Study: 80% of enterprises struggle to protect machine identities
September 2018
The study focused on enterprise machine identity protection challenges and included responses from 350 senior IT security professionals.
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Hackers
Exclusive: Venafi talks weaponisation of machine identities
August 2018
As companies integrate more digital tools into their business, many of them remain unaware of the risk code-signing certificates are exposing them to.
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Scams
Scammers spoof UK university domains as part of massive fraud campaign
July 2018
Action Fraud UK is warning people to be wary of any emails they receive that look like they belong to UK university email addresses.
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Endpoint Protection
Venafi announces new enterprise endpoint management solution
July 2018
Organisations must provide mobile devices of all types with secure machine identities that support authentication, encryption and decryption.
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Venafi
Four Major Misunderstandings about public key infrastructure (PKI)
May 2018
There’s a misconception that public key infrastructure (PKI) is dead.
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Cybersecurity
70% of security experts say social media should be government regulated
April 2018
A survey has found the majority believe social media data collection needs to be regulated, despite having little faith in their governments.
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Cybersecurity
Venafi announces business growth and expansion plans
April 2018
Over the past year, Venafi has seen significant growth and success across every part of its business.
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Symantec
Blunder by Trustico revokes 23,000 website certificates
March 2018
23,000 customers of Trustico recently received an email informing them their website security certificates will be rendered useless within 24 hours.
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Encryption
Assessing the rising threat of encrypted tunnels
February 2018
Venafi senior technical manager Nick Hunter takes a look at five key threats posed by encrypted tunnel attacks.
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Cybersecurity
INTERVIEW: What Google’s decision to distrust Symantec certificates means
February 2018
Last year Chrome announced a formal plan to remove trust from Symantec-issued certificates - Venafi's Walter Goulet discusses the implications.
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Cybersecurity
Malicious Reddit clone fooling users into giving away logins
February 2018
A simple typo is taking users to a seemingly secure Reddit clone that is actually stealing their login details - we have commentary from two experts.
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Encryption
Four steps organisations can take to protect against encrypted tunnel attacks
February 2018
Nefarious actors can use encrypted tunnels to pivot across corporate networks, eavesdrop, route traffic to phishing websites & access sensitive data.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber warfare set to surge in 2018 but expert says Britain is not prepared
January 2018
Cyber war has exploded and is now quite literally on our doorstep - despite this an expert claims Britain's defences are severely underfunded.
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Cloud
Cybersecurity experts opine on confession it’s not if but when UK is attacked
January 2018
Ciaran Martin says the UK has been ‘fortunate’ to avoid an attack that could cause devastating disruption to elections or critical infrastructure.