Mobile Presents New Security Challenges

June 25, 2014

In the post-PC era of corporate computing, IT departments are faced with an evolving threat landscape. Ultra portable devices are here to stay and causing security professionals to rethink approaches traditionally employed to secure servers, desktops and laptops. It may be safe to say that the state of the art mobile phone or tablet security is a generation ahead of the security options available to their ancestors. However, the threat is even more difficult to mitigate when the attacker can have physical access to the mobile device.

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A Patent Infringement On SSL/TLS?

June 25, 2014

Marshall, Texas-based TQP Development is filing patent infringement suits against Google, Adobe, and others, claiming that it owns the patents on secure sockets layer and transport layer security protocols.

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Areas to Test For Mobile App Security

June 24, 2014

Admitting that there are many ways to test a mobile app, one security expert says there are three important areas that must be tested no matter what.

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Generation Flaw Found in RSA Keys

June 24, 2014

With a witty title, the academic paper "Ron Was Wrong, Whit Was Right" is sure to stir controversy int he days going into the annual RSA conference in San Francisco later this month. "Ron" is Ron Rivest, the "R" in the RSA algorithm, while "Whit" is Whit Diffe, author of the Diffe-Hellman algorithm. Both are gentleman are the authors of popular public key encryption systems, however researchers now say that "RSA is significantly riskier than for \single-secret" ones such as ElGamal or (EC)DSA which are based on Diffe-Hellman."

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DeviceLine Podcast for January 13, 2012

June 24, 2014

... And we're back on the air.

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