In the digital world, data-smart security translates into decision-smart growth. Creating a resilient organization built on trust requires a new mindset. IT leaders today are using use data intelligently in security decision-making—and ensuring they have the right infrastructure, systems, and culture as reliance on...
What do the world's leading encryption and security experts think about non-fungible tokens, supply chain attacks, coordinated vulnerability disclosure and the state of quantum computing? The cryptographers' panel at RSA Conference 2021 addressed all these issues.
The ongoing pandemic has driven massive changes in business operations, including increased remote work and accelerated cloud transformation. But while those have enabled organizations to be more agile, they also pose multiple compliance and operational challenges, says Todd Moore, vice president of encryption...
Can courts trust evidence collected by Cellebrite's mobile device forensic tools? Matt Bergin of KoreLogic has found new vulnerabilities in Cellebrite's software that he will present on Friday at Black Hat Asia. He says that forensics software should be put through rigorous penetration tests.
Law enforcement agencies use forensics tools from Israeli company Cellebrite to gain access to locked mobile devices and extract data. But the creator of encrypted messaging app Signal says he's found vulnerabilities in Cellebrite's tools, raising questions about whether the extracted data can be trusted.
New encryption standards TLS 1.3 and DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) will soon sweep away security controls. Security professionals must act within the next two years or they won't be able to analyze network traffic and detect cyberthreats.
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U.S. authorities have extended the crackdown on the Sky ECC cryptophone service by charging the CEO of parent company Sky Global and its alleged main distributor - both Canadians - with running an "illicit secret communications network" for criminals and hiding profits via shell companies and cryptocurrency.
Police say they have disrupted Sky ECC - a global encrypted communications network allegedly used by numerous criminals to plan their operations - and made numerous arrests. Authorities say starting in February, they "unlocked" 3 million messages exchanged daily by the service's 170,000 users.
Ransomware attacks continue to pummel organizations, but fewer victims have been paying a ransom, and when they do, on average they're paying less than before, says ransomware incident response firm Coveware, which traces the decline to attackers failing to honor their data deletion promises.
The NSA has released guidance on how organizations can adopt encrypted domain name system protocols to prevent eavesdropping and manipulation of DNS traffic. Although the agency's report is geared toward the military and defense contractors, its recommendations can be adopted in all sectors.