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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 […]

SecuritySSLSystem Administration
Oct 27, 2015, 3:42 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (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.

SecurityServersSystem Administration
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

In our recent article on cookie injection vulnerabilities, I briefly mentioned that HSTS could help mitigate the impact. In this article I’d like to take a more focused look at HSTS and how it can help improve security and privacy for web users.

HSTSSecuritySystem Administration
Oct 13, 2015, 5:53 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Google has announced that in the “medium term” it will disable support for both SSLv3 and the RC4 cipher. The move — which has been expected for months — will mean that at some point in the not too distant future, services, servers, and sites that rely on either of these outdated technologies will cease […]

Oct 8, 2015, 1:46 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments


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