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The password reuse problem is a ticking time bomb

Despite Bill Gates predicting the demise of passwords back in 2004, they are still very much in use. Passwords, like email, seem future proof; but they are also the source of …

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When is the right time to red team?

“It takes a thief to catch a thief.” Despite being hundreds of years old, this idiom holds perfectly true for that most modern of thieves, the cybercriminal. With …

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The promise and peril of post quantum computing

In this Help Net Security podcast, Avesta Hojjati, Head of R&D at DigiCert, talks about the security implications of post quantum computing. Here’s a transcript of the …

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Defining risk controls that actually work

Previously, we looked at practical ideas for conducting the complex information security risk assessments that all enterprises should regularly perform. The right methodology …