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MD5 is still being used today as a hash function even though it has been exploited for years. In this article, we discuss what MD5 is; it's history, and how it is used today.
Online shoppers are often encouraged to ensure that their chosen online stores are 'secure', that the 's' in HTTPS is visible, and that the web browser displays a lock symbol. Propagating these visible indicators as confirmation of website security is not only...
In this article, you’re going to learn how to get free SSL certificates from the Let’s Encrypt CA. We’ll also touch on how to make sure that the website is being served strictly using HTTPS and confirm that the right SSL certificate is in use.
There are lots of file transfer protocols to choose from, but one that’s rarely discussed in depth is AS2. In this article, we take a deeper look at AS2, how it stacks up against SFTP, and why you would choose one or the other.
Security policies are prone to change, and you need to keep your users up-to-date on those changes so that they won't violate the terms of the policy, but doing so is often easier said than done.
Ah, cryptography. It’s so important to us in our every day lives and yet it has one of the longest and confusing pasts of any type of technology we use today.
Username and password may be the de-facto means of authentication for many organizations, but they can easily be the weakest link in security controls. In this article, we’ll detail why Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) should be paired with encryption for top-level...
Since encryption is used to secure data, it would seem only natural that encrypting something twice would increase security. However, that isn't always the case.
There are basically two ways to keep data out of the hands of hackers. One is to protect every endpoint leading to it, making it essentially inaccessible. The other is to encrypt the data, so that even if hackers get to the document they cannot read it. But where should...
You likely already realize that file transfers using the file transfer protocol (FTP) expose your sensitive data to high risks.