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Security teams could be slowing down DevOps, survey shows
Venafi has released the findings of its latest survey, revealing 75% of DevOps professionals say certificate issuance policies slow them down.
Four mistakes that can plague PKI administrators
These mistakes increase security risks and negatively impact the reliability and availability of business-critical network resources, Venafi has found.
75% of DevOps professionals say certificate issuance policies slow them down
Less than half of DevOps professionals believe developers always request certificates that serve as machine identities through authorised channels.
F5 integrates BIG-IQ into Venafi Machine Identity Protection Platform
The integration allows network operations to orchestrate the lifecycle of SSL/TLS certificates and ensure security policies are enforced across devices.
Govts risk cyber attacks if they continue to demand encryption backdoors
Governments that flout encryption best practice and mandate the inclusion of backdoors into technology are putting their entire countries at risk, according to security professionals.
New code-signing solution released by Venafi
Machine identity protection solution secures code signing across organisations and guards against unauthorised use.
ZombieLoad: Another batch of flaws affect Intel chips
“This flaw can be weaponised in highly targeted attacks that would normally require system-wide privileges or a complete subversion of the operating system."
Certificate-related outages impact 60% of businesses - Venafi
Certificate-related outages harm the reliability and availability of vital network systems and services while also being difficult to diagnose and remediate.
Government-mandated encryption backdoors a dangerous game, says survey
'This is not rocket science; backdoors inevitably create vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors."
Security professionals want to return fire – Venafi
Seventy-two percent of professionals surveyed believe nation-states have the right to ‘hack back’ cybercriminals.
SSL/TLS certificate marketplaces thriving on dark web - study
These services deliver machine-identities-as-a-service to cybercriminals who wish to spoof websites, eavesdrop on encrypted traffic, perform man-in-the-middle attacks and steal sensitive data.
Venafi and nCipher Security partner on machine identity protection
Cryptographic keys serve as machine identities and are the foundation of enterprise information technology systems.
Exclusive: Venafi talks weaponisation of machine identities
As companies integrate more digital tools into their business, many of them remain unaware of the risk code-signing certificates are exposing them to.
Scammers spoof UK university domains as part of massive fraud campaign
Action Fraud UK is warning people to be wary of any emails they receive that look like they belong to UK university email addresses.
Venafi announces new enterprise endpoint management solution
Organisations must provide mobile devices of all types with secure machine identities that support authentication, encryption and decryption.
70% of security experts say social media should be government regulated
A survey has found the majority believe social media data collection needs to be regulated, despite having little faith in their governments.
Malicious Reddit clone fooling users into giving away logins
A simple typo is taking users to a seemingly secure Reddit clone that is actually stealing their login details - we have commentary from two experts.
Cybersecurity experts opine on confession it’s not if but when UK is attacked
Ciaran Martin says the UK has been ‘fortunate’ to avoid an attack that could cause devastating disruption to elections or critical infrastructure.
LinkedIn’s outage blunder left users exposed and was ‘easily preventable’
LinkedIn went down yesterday in countries across the world due to an SSL certificate expiry, leaving some users' data at risk with no encryption.
Experts share their opinions on Uber breach - some supportive, some scathing
A number of experts have come forward to share their opinions on the huge Uber breach affecting 57m people that was kept under wraps for a year.
Illicit code signing certificates more valuable than handguns
Venafi has released its findings of a six month investigation into the lucrative sale of digital code signing certificates on the dark web.
Yahoo's 2013 data breach hit all three billion user accounts
Yahoo’s entire user base of more than three billion people were affected by Yahoo’s colossal data hack in 2013, despite initial reports.
Experts comment: Behind the Bluetooth 'BlueBorne' zero-days
As news spreads of the Bluetooth zero-day that affects more than 5 billion devices, security experts are warning users to use Bluetooth with caution.