Open certificate authority (CA) Let's Encrypt this week announced the release of its first free digital certificate, taking the world one step closer to making HTTPS implementations easy and free for domain owners.
IoT opens up companies all over the world to more security threats, and only time will tell if the IoT vendor community can come together to create a common security framework that helps shrink the security risk iceberg and minimize the risk of cyber-attacks.
Insecurity of any time stems from a common psychological cause -- fear. Fear is generally a reaction to something immediate that threatens your security or safety. Fear itself can harm one’s judgment and prevent teams from taking action.
These two key pieces of data from your network infrastructure are invaluable to your security analysis - yet you likely don’t ever look at it, you most certainly don't have access to it and you probably wouldn't be able to make sense of it if you had it.
In the case of Hilary Clinton's personal email server, we know that Top Secret information was transmitted over a network that likely wasn’t equipped to safeguard it. If her server was a target of foreign state actors, the implications are frightening.