The decentralized nature of blockchain, coupled with consensus protocols, helps to address some security needs, but the consequences can be dire if security isn't fully explored.
Depending on your needs, you can develop encryption solutions based on open standards from components you build and run yourself or source them as managed services from cloud providers.
Failure to consider security when developing a hybrid cloud can lead to unanticipated problems that don't exist in typical technology infrastructure.
There is no single answer to the question of how to best use data encryption. Depending on their application and data types, organizations will likely need to apply different architectural patterns.
A ransomware-as-a-service program called FilesLocker offers affiliates commissions of up to 75 percent on all revenue stolen from victims.
Less than two weeks after its initial detection, STOP ransomware variant KeyPass has infected devices across 20 countries, according to security researchers.
New ransomware attacks from GandCrab suggest that the authors are moving quickly to improve its ability to evade detection and impede analysis by security researchers.
Organizations looking to invest in enterprise blockchains to unify and secure transactions and data records should do their homework before trusting a vendor with their most sensitive information.
Despite the risks quantum computing might pose to organizations, this emerging technology also promises to enhance cybersecurity capabilities such as SIEM, incident response and data protection.
Object stores are inexpensive and scalable, but how can you be sure your CSP will properly handle your encryption keys? How can you maintain the flexibility to switch CSPs if necessary?