UPGRADE YOUR LEGACY SYSTEMS WITH A KMS – BUT DON’T STOP THERE! Updating legacy systems to improve cybersecurity can be daunting, but it is a critical step to take in the ever-expanding universe of bad actors. One of the best and most popular ways to approach it is to implement a key management system… Continue reading Upgrade Your Legacy Systems with a KMS – But Don’t Stop There!
SOLVE ALL YOUR AMAZON CERTIFICATE MANAGER COMPLAINTS, RIGHT NOW As enterprises expand their use of multicloud and hybrid environments to implement solutions, cloud providers constantly seek to make their services more effective and more efficient for those enterprises. Despite their continued efforts, however, cloud deployments continue to be a minefield of incompatibilities that hinder… Continue reading Solve All Your Amazon Certificate Manager Complaints, Right Now
THE EVOLUTION The cybersecurity environment is one of constant one-upmanship where the bad actors always seem to have the upper hand. Since the dawn of the digital age, security professionals and product vendors have scrambled to keep up with every new angle and method the bad guys develop, yet the “holy grails” of a true… Continue reading Evolution of Change
OVERCOME THE FEAR OF CHANGING ENCRYPTION KEYS Most of the successful cyberattacks we read about in the news occur due to encryption key compromise, so regularly changing the keys used in the encryption process is a nonnegotiable part of keeping data secure. But security managers are often hesitant to make those critical changes because “they… Continue reading Fear The Change. Changing encryption is scary.
With the ever-expanding digital nature of our businesses and world, the need for encryption applications to ensure privacy, secrecy, and compliance is always increasing. At the same time, encryption is essentially an ongoing arms race between cryptographers and bad actors, as constantly increasing computing power means that even today’s best encryption methods will eventually be… Continue reading How many ways to use encryption are there? Many, many, many!
Information security is a constant battle between the increasing computer power of bad actors and the improving encryption efforts of businesses and other entities to prevent and mitigate attacks. In the current encryption environment, based on NIST guidelines, the “mechanics” of encryption is centered on algorithmically generated “keys” that are used to encrypt data, decrypt… Continue reading Cryptographic Keys: Data, Secondary, and Archive. What are They?