Discussing issues affecting secure information exchange
In this blog, we aim to discuss cyber security issues relating to exchanging information securely and clear up any queries you may have around specific areas.
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I’m getting fed up with marketing that says “Passwords must die” only to present yet another solution that won’t replace them.
In recent times we have once again seen media reports of how military data has been released unintentionally into the public domain. In this post I will be looking at how an email guard might have saved the blushes of the armed forces in question.
Writing code to meet security requirements, so that the end product can withstand various kinds of malicious attack can be very complicated. It is also hard to explain to a non-technical crowd but PAC-MAN can help show the importance of secure code.
Following the announcement of the Trustworthy Software Essentials scheme by the Trustworthy Software Initiative (TSI), Nexor is pleased to announce its full support for the scheme.
As we have just launched a major website upgrade to improve the visitor experience, we thought it would be fun to look back at previous incarnations of www.nexor.com over the last 25 years.
The UK’s Cyber Essentials Scheme took a major step forward at the beginning of this year when the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) mandated that its suppliers need to have obtained a Cyber Essentials certificate before they are able to undertake certain contracts.
A new, severe vulnerability in Next Generation Firewalls was earlier this week unveiled by cyber threat detection specialist, Cynet.
Earlier this week it was reported that David Cameron had ordered simulated cyber-attacks on every Whitehall department, to discover if government computers that hold the personal information of millions of people are vulnerable to hackers.
How do you evaluate an Information Exchange Gateway solution? I’ve blogged previously about how Information Exchange Gateways (IEGs) need to be built in a flexible manner to meet a variety of customer requirements.
A recent project at Nexor required us to look at the challenges of providing access to the DNS from a secure environment. It reminded me of the issues related to DNS tunnelling.
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So, Amazon Web Services went AWOL this week, leaving many websites inoperable. But AWS didn’t fail – the real failure for these organisations was having a single point of failure.
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