Next week's Patch Tuesday is exceptionally light, but IT admins may still be busy getting ready for new cryptographic key requirements being driven by Microsoft.
After discovering how easy it is to recover data from a hard drive removed from one PC and attached to another, Melker asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum if password protecting Windows actually protects your data.
Security companies, including Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab and U.S. antivirus vendor Symantec, have not yet figured out what kind of data Shamoon is looking for, then stealing.
New draft encryption guidelines from the NIST call for support for more secure extended validation certificates.
For Wi-Fi networks that are properly using 802.1X authentication, and that have transport layer security properly implemented, the impact of this exploit is essentially zero, experts say.
The SpiderOak secure online backup service protects you by encrypting your data with keys that only you know.
Security researchers released two tools at the Defcon security conference that can beat the encryption of certain PPTP sessions in less than a day's work.
The passwords used by the eHarmony site visitors shows that names of sports teams, dogs, states and masculine and feminine names formed the foundation of many of the passwords.
Enddylopez asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum about password protecting a flash drive
Encryption is a crucial part of computer and data security, but don't ever make the mistake of believing any encryption is "unbreakable".