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Survey Says Security Professionals Doubt Effectiveness of Encryption Backdoors

Venafi, the provider of machine identity protection, announced Thursday (Aug. 17) that, based on survey results, the majority of IT security professionals think encryption backdoors aren’t…

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How Security Pros Look at Encryption Backdoors

The majority of IT security professionals believe encryption backdoors are ineffective and potentially dangerous.

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Hijacked Chrome extensions infect millions of users

A Venafi survey found that 72% of security professionals don't believe that encryption backdoors would make a nation safer from terrorists.

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72% of IT Pros Believe Encryption Backdoors Won’t Stop Terrorism

August 17, 2017

Venafi has announced the results of a survey of 296 IT security professionals on encryption backdoors that was conducted July 22-27, 2017 at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas.

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72 percent of security pros say encryption backdoors won't stop terrorism

August 17, 2017

A new survey of information security professionals carried out at last month's Black Hat conference suggests that the majority think encryption backdoors are ineffective and potentially dangerous…

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Venafi Survey: 72 Percent of Security Pros Believe Encryption Backdoors Won’t Stop Terrorism

August 17, 2017

According to the survey, the majority of IT security professionals believe encryption backdoors are ineffective and potentially dangerous, with 91 percent saying cybercriminals could take…

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Microsoft Removes Trust from Chinese CAs

August 10, 2017

Microsoft has decided to remove trust from two Chinese certificate authorities (CAs) after uncovering a litany of poor security practice.

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Parallax Primer: What’s in a banking Trojan?

August 8, 2017

“The best security software may be fooled by a banking Trojan,” says Kevin Bocek, chief security strategist for Venafi, a company that specializes in verifying computer identities as authentic to…

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Cyber Threats, Backdoors and More: 3 Lessons from NotPetya

August 8, 2017

How can organizations protect their software from exploits and backdoors similar to the ones involved in the NotPetya ransomware attack?

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Malicious SSL Traffic Doubles in Six Months

August 3, 2017

The volume of malicious content encrypted using SSL/TLS has more than doubled over the past six months as cybercriminals look to circumvent security filters.

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Venafi study: Consumers conflicted about encryption backdoors

July 31, 2017

Venafi announced the findings of a study that evaluated attitudes and opinions of 3,000 adult consumers from the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany on initiatives that would grant…

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Citizens suspect their governments of abusing powers to access data

July 28, 2017

New research from Venafi has found some 59% of UK citizens suspect the government of abusing its powers to access data on citizens

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Citizens suspect their governments of abusing powers to access data

July 28, 2017

New research from Venafi has found some 59% of UK citizens suspect the government of abusing its powers to access data on citizens.

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