Cyber Security Tradeoffs
Jun 15, 2016
Cyber Security in a Nutshell Cyber security simplifies to three pillars: Distinguish between good guys and bad guys. [Authentication] Let the good guys access the data in appropriate ways. [Availability] Don’t let the bad guys access the data at all, and don’t let the good guys do something inappropriate. [Confidentiality and Integrity] Our efforts to […]
What Does The Recent SHA-1 Attack Mean For You And Your Organization?
Oct 20, 2015
Some top cryptographers have recently announced a significant step toward breaking the SHA-1 hash algorithm. Their work is described here and here, and also check out their paper. What does this mean for you and your organization? Let me start with a bit of background so the following makes sense. What Is A Hash? A […]