Often, when I talk to customers, product certification is one of the key themes they want to address. Especially they want to know about our commitment to Common Criteria and whether our products are certified. Typically we certify an operating system on Common Criteria EAL 4+ – the highest level, which seems achievable for multi-purpose . . . → Read More: Is there a future for Product Certifications?
Most companies have a lot of security policies to protect their assets and then there is the best of breed security technology added for each technical problem to solve. That way we can ensure that we did everything we could to protect the business – right? Well I do not completely think.
I read this . . . → Read More: How much security do you need?
Depending on where I travel and with which customers I talk, patch management is still the number 1 issue coming up. Not only is the challenge to deploy the updates – much worse, there is still an awareness issue in a lot of markets. People know that they should patch but too often do not . . . → Read More: The Challenge of Patch Management
Typically January is the month where we are asked to make predictions on the trends for the New Year. I do not like this as I am an engineer and not a fortune tellerJ. But there are things we know and things we definitely need to drive this year. I would actually put it into . . . → Read More: Security in 2013 – the way forward?
In the recent months, we have seen more and more targeted attacks towards our customers. A lot of them use a technique called Pass the Hash. This made us publishing a paper, which explains Pass the Hash but much more important shows some fairly simple to implement mitigations against this type of attack. As they . . . → Read More: Mitigating Pass the Hash Attacks
Exactly the right article for a weekend: May the (En)Force(ment) Be With You – Security Lessons from Star Wars
From applying security policies to DLP and effective user authentication, there are many infosecurity lessons to be learned from the classic space opera. Terry Greer-King of Check Point shows how companies can avoid the Empire’s mistakes
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Yesterday I blogged about the Security Advisory – Update For Minimum Certificate Key Length. I would like to take the opportunity to give some more information on it.
The reaction on the advisory is interesting so far. Some customers expect mainly older applications to run into a problem. Others tell us that they mandated . . . → Read More: UPDATE: Security Advisory – Update For Minimum Certificate Key Length
As you know, I rarely blog about Security Advisories or updates but this time, I want to make sure that you saw that: We released the Microsoft Security Advisory (2661254) – Update For Minimum Certificate Key Length to make you aware of the fact that we will restrict usage of all certificates with RSA keys . . . → Read More: Security Advisory – Update For Minimum Certificate Key Length
What about using Bitlocker???? Laptop lost with data for more than 2,000 patients, Boston Children’s reports
One such incident probably pays your Windows 7 migration project – no?