Mozilla Cuts SSL Certificate Lifespans – Keyfactor

TLS certificates serve many purposes. Primarily, they enable encrypted sessions between clients and the websites and prove that the site is not a malicious imposer. A good security practice is to renew key pairs frequently, which should happen whenever you get a new certificate ... Read More

1 Billion Reasons to Manage Cryptographic Keys | Keyfactor

Postbank, the banking division of South Africa’s Pat Office, recently reported that a rogue employee had stolen the 36-digit master keys used to protect the banks systems. The result: 25,000 fraudulent charges valued at 56 million Rand (3.2 million US dollars) and a whopping 1 billion Rand (58 million US ... Read More

6 Key Considerations for IoT Security by Design

It’s no secret that Internet-connected devices need security to protect data – and the device itself – from compromise. However, in many cases, IoT products are not engineered with sufficient security to defend against today’s threats ... Read More

Tackling Remote Security Challenges: Q&A With Chief Security Officer Chris Hickman

Over the past few weeks, we’ve received a number of inquiries from executives and practitioners about how best to address the challenges of business continuity emerging with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to quickly secure a mobile workforce at scale. To help our security community, we launched a resource ... Read More

Why Digital Certificate Management is Business-Critical

This blog features insights from Keyfactor’s Chief Security Officer, Chris Hickman on the 2020 Keyfactor-Ponemon Institute Report: The Impact of Unsecured Digital Identities. Click Here to download and access the full report. In the last two blogs in this series, we talked about the challenges in deploying public key infrastructure ... Read More

Scaling PKI Operations: Top 4 Issues to Avoid

This blog features insights from Keyfactor’s Chief Security Officer, Chris Hickman on the 2020 Keyfactor-Ponemon Institute Report: The Impact of Unsecured Digital Identities. Click Here to download and access the full report. As CIOs drive the business toward a multi-cloud model, the sheer number of machines and applications, and the ... Read More

PKI Deployment Challenges & How To Avoid Them

This blog features insights from Keyfactor’s Chief Security Officer, Chris Hickman on the 2020 Keyfactor-Ponemon Institute Report: The Impact of Unsecured Digital Identities. Click Here to download and access the full report. Public key infrastructure (PKI) is one of the most powerful tools in your IT stack. The math is ... Read More