Customer information stolen from OneLogin, exposing weakness of “single point of failure” approaches On May 31, attackers used stolen API credentials to breach OneLogin’s U.S. data center — accessing OneLogin’s infrastructure for a full seven hours before the affected instance was shut down. OneLogin provides single sign-on (SSO) and cloud identity and access management services […]
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Usability vs. truly effective security — can you have both? The principle transcends technology: why rob the bank, with all those guards, when you can wait outside and rob customers? This January, hackers didn’t bother with the bank, they went after the online customers, quite successfully. To keep mobile banking transactions secure, the bank used […]
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Internet of Things (IoT) is an umbrella terms for a vast and complex technology market of connected devices, cloud platforms and big data analytics and more. IoT is a major business enabler – allowing both the private and the public sectors to improve operational efficiency and expand in new directions with ease and agility.  IoT […]
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Cloud computing is an essential component of online businesses today. We are now seeing rapid growth in the demand for multiple public and private cloud platforms. Behind this expansion is a need for a cost-effective way to develop and deploy new and innovative software faster so companies can more effectively win, serve, and retain customers. […]
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Last week Dyadic announced that we closed a $12M Series B funding round led by Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments, and joined by Citi Ventures and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors. This achievement has been both inspiring and humbling for myself and for my co-founders, Prof. Yehuda Lindell, Guy Peer and Prof. Nigel Smart. In the […]
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We hear more and more often that the existing solutions for storage and management of keys aren’t meeting organizations’ demand for one product that lets them manage asymmetric keys and certificates as well as symmetric keys from the same console. The reason that that there isn’t really one product that does it all today is […]
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Blockchain, with its application of the cryptographic distributed ledger architecture, could potentially bring spectacular disruption across all industries. However, in our enthusiasm, we must not overlook the security risks that this new technology brings. The matter of key protection and key governance in blockchain is a crucial yet mostly unresolved obstacle. This is the first-time […]
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The first session of the second day of Real World Crypto was on Multi-Party Computation. It is a great test of cryptographic development that this once theoretical topic now fills a full session at an event such as Real World Crypto. The first talk was given by Dyadic’s co-founder Yehuda Lindell. Yehuda stressed the importance […]
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The main event at RWC 2017 on the first day was the award of the 2017 Levchin prize for Real World Cryptography. This is two awards of $10,000 each to a person, or group, to reward work on impactful cryptography. The awards were given out again by Max Levchin, who has sponsored the award in […]
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Today sees the start of Real World Crypto 2017 in New York. This is the yearly gathering of cryptographers from both industry and academia who are interested in the more practical end of cryptography. This year the event is bigger than ever, with over 550 registrations. Of these 50% are from industry, plus 22% students […]
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