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Security Firms Backing Out Of RSA Conference Over NSA Controversy
2014-01-09 13:51:05

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Following last month’s news that security firm RSA had worked with the National Security Agency to provide a digital backdoor in its encryption technology, eight computer security research firms have announced that they will not attend a security conference sponsored by RSA, reported the Washington Post. Despite the response from RSA that it had not provided the NSA with any such technological advantage to break its encryption, there...

2014-01-07 16:26:40

BRISBANE, Australia, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilising Cryptsoft's KMIP SDK products Panzura Inc. has enhanced their existing encryption capability with integration of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP). Panzura's Quicksilver Cloud Storage Controller encryption keys can now be managed by a KMIP-conformant server, enabling Panzura's customers to seamlessly integrate with a range of qualified enterprise key management server solutions. Panzura was able to...

NSA Builds Encryption Busting Super Computer
2014-01-03 11:20:30

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Thursday The Washington Post reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) is now developing a computer that, if successful, could break into nearly every type of encryption that currently exists. This would include encryption programs used to protect banking, medical, business and government records throughout the world. The Washington Post attributes these findings to documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward...

RSA Claims It Din Not Create Secret Backdoor For NSA Spying
2013-12-23 10:44:05

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security firm RSA, a division of EMC, denied on Sunday that it had deliberately provided the NSA with a backdoor into some of its popular encryption libraries. This followed Friday’s revelation that the NSA had paid the computer security firm $10 million in order for it to create an alleged secret backdoor into RSA’s encryption software. According to a Reuters story published late last week, documents leaked by former NSA...

NSA Paid For Back Door Access Into RSA Encryption Software
2013-12-21 06:08:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The latest documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden claim the US National Security Agency (NSA) paid a computer security firm $10 million in order to create a secret back door into encryption software. According to Joseph Menn of Reuters, the documents allegedly reveal that the NSA and RSA arranged a secret agreement in which the agency “created and promulgated a flawed formula for generating random numbers” called the...

2013-12-17 23:23:23

Companies still struggling with HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule compliance are reaching out to AlertBoot as the end of the year approaches. The low cost requirements for piloting AlertBoot's laptop encryption and smartphone BYOD deployment, installation, and management is making it possible for HIPAA covered entities and business associates to trial the solution even on a limited budget. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As medical organizations face the end of the fiscal year,...

2013-12-10 23:25:10

Legal sector Business Associates to HIPAA covered entities are increasing their inquiries regarding the AlertBoot encryption solution for laptops, smartphones, and tablets due to the fact that HIPAA's final interpretation expects BAs to follow the security standards that covered entities are required to comply with currently. AlertBoot's cloud-based single-point management console results in fast and easy security with incomparable cost efficiencies, which is ideal for...


Latest Encryption Reference Libraries

secure_email
2012-07-01 22:51:38

Email encryption refers to encryption and authentication of email messages, which is typically done to protect content from being read by unintended recipients. Email technology is readily available but has yet to achieve widespread usage, most likely due to social factors, such as people seeing the use of encryption as paranoid, and as marking a message urgent whether it is or not. A recent survey (from January 2012) found that only 35 percent of companies have implemented email...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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