In August 2018, Microsoft issued a security advisory ADV190023 Microsoft Guidance for Enabling LDAP Channel Binding and LDAP Signing about unsigned LDAP communication blocking in Active Directory starting with March 2020. A quick poll identified that not all customers are aware about upcoming changes or have prepared to them. What is LDAP Binding? LDAP binding…

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What an incredible, action-packed year 2019 turned out to be in cybersecurity. Throughout the past year, I interviewed industry experts, authors, and technology luminaries with topics ranging from quantum computing to authentication to top security threats to PKI evolution. Below are highlights from the 2019 The PKI Guy’s Q&A Series. Keep checking back to read…

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Q&A with Jay Schiavo, vice president of Entrust Certificate Services Markets, Entrust Datacard TPG: How will nCipher Security strengthen Entrust Datacard’s offering to secure data and verify identities, and reduce risks? JS: The acquisition of the nCipher general purpose HSM business allows Entrust Datacard to provide our customers with solutions that exceed expectations for high-assurance use cases…

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Q&A with Dr. Thorsten Groetker, chief technology officer, Utimaco TPG: What are enterprises’ top security concerns? TG: Large enterprises have security concerns on many different layers; from secure single sign-on solutions for individual users to security in the cloud. Often, all those challenges must be addressed with an eye on regulatory requirements. How to maintain…

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