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COMPANY NEWS: Entrust, a leading provider of trusted identities, payments, and data protection solutions, has announced four new solutions aimed at helping organisations prepare for the security challenges and opportunities presented by quantum computers.

Published in Company News
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 14:14

Why automate those cloud apps – because hackers do

GUEST OPINION: Migrating to the cloud is no longer a forward looking trend: it's the industry mainstream, with about 70% of production applications running in the cloud. Clearly, cloud security is becoming synonymous with cybersecurity.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST RESEARCH: Attivo Networks, the experts in preventing identity privilege escalation and detecting lateral movement attacks, today announced the availability of a new research report conducted by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) and commissioned in part by Attivo Networks. The report focuses on Active Directory (AD), the directory-based identity services platform used by 90% of enterprises worldwide, exploring the obstacles and threats organisations face when protecting AD and how they adapt to address these growing concerns.

Published in Guest Research

GUEST OPINION by Jim Cook, ANZ Regional Director at Attivo Networks: When the global SolarWinds cyberattack came to light earlier this year, it sparked grave concerns across private and public-sector organisations. If attackers could use software from a trusted vendor to breach defences, how could security ever be guaranteed again?

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Hardware authentication security key provider Yubico today announced the general availability of its next-generation FIPS security keys, the YubiKey 5 FIPS series. This is the industry’s first set of multi-protocol security keys with FIDO2 and WebAuthn support to receive FIPS 140-2 validation.

Published in Security
Thursday, 01 October 2020 10:57

Former Google quantum scientist joins SQC

The ranks of Australian startup Silicon Quantum Computing (SQC) have been boosted with the arrival of John Martinis.

Published in People Moves
Monday, 24 September 2018 10:11

NIST values AES at US$250 billion

Research published recently by NIST has found an extensive economic advantage from the use of AES.

Published in Security

Outgoing US president Barack Obama issued executive order 13636 in February 2013, directing the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to work with stakeholders to develop a voluntary framework — based on existing standards, guidelines, and practices  for reducing cyber risks to critical infrastructure.

Published in Security

The US Government has awarded ICANN a new contract to manage the Internet, ending six months of uncertainty after it refused to renew the previous contract, instead opting to give ICANN only a six month extension.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 07 January 2010 09:00

NIST-certified secure USB drives easily cracked

A major flaw in the password handling procedures in some supposedly secure 'thumb drives' makes them trivially easy to unlock.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 15 December 2009 07:08

Critical Flaw in HP OpenView

Hewlett Packard has announced the existence of a critical vulnerability in OpenView Network Node Manager.  Patches are available.
Published in Security




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