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SSL certificates are one of the most important tools for securing online infrastructure. They’re also one of the easiest to forget about. As long as they are doing their job, they tend to be left alone. And since the period between renewals can be a year or more, unless companies have a process in place […]

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Oct 27, 2015, 3:42 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Since our last roundup, InterWorx turned ten-years-old. So happy birthday to us. We look forward to our rambunctious teenage years. Around the world of tech,  there were some other notable events in the last thirty days as well. IPv4 addresses officially ran out in North America, Facebook went down a couple of times, and oh […]

Oct 23, 2015, 11:24 amBy: Ben Ustick (0) Comments

Security researchers have shed more light on the way that browsers’ lack of integrity checking for cookies puts web users at risk of attacks that can extract information from encrypted connections.

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Oct 22, 2015, 4:03 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

A couple of months ago we published an article suggesting that one of the best ways to approach online security is to focus on making it expensive for cybercriminals. Recent research from Google reconfirms the efficacy of this approach. Cybercrime is a multibillion-dollar business that depends on many different working parts. Cybercriminals approach their enterprise […]

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Oct 20, 2015, 10:03 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

We all know that passwords aren’t a good authentication strategy. We use them because they’re what we know, they’re convenient, and they require next to no setup and management. But, one would think system administrators and Linux experts would understand the limitations of passwords and at least choose long and random passwords. If the recent […]

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Oct 16, 2015, 9:41 amBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

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