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New infosec products of the week​: August 18, 2017

New Firebox M Series appliances help SMBs keep up with encrypted traffic WatchGuard Technologies announced hardware upgrades to its Firebox M Series to handle the proliferation of encrypted web traffic. With the new M470, M570 and M670 …

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How security pros look at encryption backdoors

The majority of IT security professionals believe encryption backdoors are ineffective and potentially dangerous, with 91 percent saying cybercriminals could take advantage of government-mandated encryption backdoors. 72 percent of the …

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Three barriers to digital IDs on the blockchain

There has been a lot of hype around blockchain technology and the benefits it could potentially bring to a wide variety of verticals, including identity verification. While the benefits are exciting, there are a handful of very important steps …

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How to spot malicious mobile apps

The pervasiveness of smartphones has resulted in an onslaught of mobile apps, and it’s pretty safe to say that, by now, there is an app for every imaginable purpose. Unfortunately, among the many helpful ones are also many malicious apps …

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NotPetya aftermath: Companies lost hundreds of millions

The infamous NotPetya ransomware attack, which started in Ukraine on June 27 but later spread to many international businesses, has resulted in huge monetary losses for the victims. Even those who paid the ransom couldn’t recover swiftly, …

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