Black Hat

Why cyber criminals are winning: The secret weapon of the black hats

Another day. Another hack. One day it’s black hats making headlines with a massive hack on Home Depot. The next, it’s the theft of 4.5 million U.S. hospital records or 1.2 billion web credentials. The connected world is under siege and the current cyber security approach is falling woefully short — as evidenced by the headlines.

Apple Pay

Does the Apple Pay token contain cardholder data?

Apple Pay is looking pretty attractive so far from a security perspective. But it’s tokens could be cause for concern.

Security Lock key

On the heels of the iCloud security mess, Duo Security raises $12M for its two-factor authentication service

Apple’s iCloud recent security issues occurred as the company was readying to announce the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch — ill timing, considering customers won’t buy any product that doesn’t keep our data safe. Thanks to this episode, one of the proposed Band-Aid solutions known as two-factor authentication has been getting some new attention. Now companies such as Duo Security are reaping the benefits.