It seems that the data security landscape is constantly changing. Every day, new threats arise and fresh best practices emerge to keep companies at the forefront of protecting sensitive information. PKWARE’s staff of experts in data security share their thoughts in our blog, highlighting the most current topics on data security, management, and reduction. Check back frequently and join the conversation.
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A security flaw known as Heartbleed is threatening websites and Internet traffic worldwide. At the core of the Heartbleed bug is compromised, transport layer encryption. Not all encryption is created the same or serves the same purpose, so it’s worth making a distinction on the differences and how y...
The IBM mainframe marks its 50th birthday this year. In “tech years,” that’s like having 1 million candles on your cake. Technically speaking though, the mainframe probably would rather say it is only 32 (in hexadecimal)! In recent years there have been new tricks to get more out of the hardware th...
A year in the making, we now have a first edition of the new federal cybersecurity initiative. No, I’m not talking about the ongoing activities at the NSA. The National Institute of Sciences and Technology (NIST) just unveiled the first version of its online and data protection framework mandated la...
The latest breach of customer data from a credit card theft reminds me of a joke: Two people are walking from a restaurant to their convertible. Quickly, they realized they have locked the keys in the car. One had the bright idea to try to open the car with a coat hanger, so he started fiddling wit...
Are you thinking of joining the boycott of Snapchat, the temporary picture sharing service? Don’t expect it to make much of a dent without also calling for a new focus on securing the data itself. Wall Street Journal writer Fahrad Manjoo put out a call to “boycott” Snapchat as part of an admirable ...