When Google announced that they would be penalizing the ranking of web sites that did not support the HTTPS protocol, a lot of people started to pay attention to, and started learning about, the HTTP and SSL protocols. Today, if you compare web hosting companies, the options and fees for SSL certificates are prominently displayed...
As Magnus Malmström, vice president of products at Nexus Group tells us, Nexus is an established European security company that underwent a significant “makeover” a year ago. They now focus on providing total security solutions – both hardware and software – to meet today’s current and emerging security requirements.  This includes empowering the modern workforce...
It should not come as any surprise that the mantra repeated by Dr. Ellison Anne Williams, the CEO and founder of ENVEIL is “Encrypt Your Data.” As you will see, she actually goes further with her company’s tagline, which is “Never Decrypt.” It is not surprising because before establishing ENVEIL, Ellison spent over a decade...
Although is not yet a household name, it may very well become one very soon. In my discussion with Paul Barnes, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Webroot, I learned that Webroot is the current leader in both retail sales share in the US and has the highest Net Promoter score for security software. Webroot...
In this interview with Alexander Polyakov, the founder and CTO of ERPScan, we discuss a relatively new, or at least relatively unknown, form of security vulnerability detection. As Alexander explains, traditional vulnerability tools do not really address business applications such as SAP, PeopleSoft, or other enterprise business applications.  Instead, they only focus on endpoints, databases,...
No matter how technically savvy one might be, we still come across terms that we don’t know or are not sure we completely understand. Simply doing a Google search for the term can return an overwhelming amount of information, not all of which is 100% accurate. Furthermore, many of the popular definitions that are returned...
Array Networks is a global leader in application delivery networking and security solutions. They offer enterprises the choice of either hardware solutions or functionally equivalent software solutions for deployment in their in-house data centers or in public clouds (i.e. Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure). In my discussion with Array Networks’ Paul Andersen, we discussed...
“As the age of the workforce drops, employees expect all work-related functions and corporate information to be available on their phones or other mobile devices.” Perhaps more than anything else, this statement sums up the current state of corporate mobile computing today. However, as Mark Lorion, President and General Manager of Apperian, tells us, many...
Let’s be honest – how many of us think about security risks as we race into a coffee shop to check our email or the latest sports scores? Unfortunately, there are a lot of bad guys out there who know the answer to that question. They are waiting to take advantage of the situation and...
Most of us are too busy having fun on social media to recognize the many dangers that lurk there. We have gotten into the habit of sharing everything, which could easily lead to significant information falling into the wrong hands. This is true both for our personal information as well as for confidential company information....