Gearing up for RSAC 2020 It’s almost time to embark on a crypto adventure to San Francisco, to the world’s leading information security conference and join the thousands of other security experts at RSA Conference, taking place February 24-28, 2020. Mark Cooper, aka The PKI Guy, will be there in full force, talking about quantum…

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Q&A with Mirko Zorz, editor-in-chief, Help Net Security TPG: What are the biggest technical security challenges organizations are facing? MZ: We can divide all challenges organization are facing today in two categories: human and technical. To make things more complicated, these are also interconnected and often interdependent. On the human side, you have users that…

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After two days of forewarning, Microsoft released its January 2020 collection of updates for “Patch Tuesday.” It had been leaked that there was a critical flaw in the crypt32.dll library that could represent a serious security flaw for the entire world. The crypt32.dll library provides the foundation for cryptographic operations in Windows and is often…

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Q&A with Roger A. Grimes, IDG/CSOOnline security columnist and Data-Driven Defense Evangelist for KnowBe4, Inc.  TPG: What’s the worst malware you’ve seen lately? RG: Ransomware in general. You’ve got tons of companies going down for days to weeks. Ten percent of small businesses never recover and go out of business. Most companies are paying the…

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