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How NIST Is Securing The Quantum Era

The Security Ledger - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 3:23pm

Quantum computers powerful enough to break the strongest classical encryption are at least a decade away, but the time to develop quantum safe encryption is now. In this opinion piece, Thomas Pöppelmann, a Senior Staff Engineer, Security Architecture and Cryptography Research at Infineon Technologies talks about the steps NIST and companies like Infineon are taking to make that happen.

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Episode 186: Certifying Your Smart Home Security with GE and UL

The Security Ledger - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 8:30am

In this episode of the podcast (#186) we do a deep dive on the new IoT cyber security rating system from Underwriters' Lab. We talk with experts from GE about the process they used to obtain UL certification for a range of smart home appliances, managing device security over the decades and how a cyber security rating system may influence consumers' behavior.

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What’s Good IAM? The Answer may depend on your Industry

The Security Ledger - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 11:26am

Mature identity and access management (IAM) is a pillar of enterprise security. But what makes IAM "good" for your business may depend on the kind of business you are in, and the demands of your industry, writes Rachael Stockton of LogMeIn and LastPass.

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Episode 185: Attacking COVID, Protecting Privacy

The Security Ledger - Wed, 06/10/2020 - 10:55am

In this episode of the podcast (#185), DigiCert Chief Technology Officer Jason Sabin joins us to talk about how the COVID epidemic is shining a spotlight on the need for strong digital identities - for everything from virus contact tracing to remote work.

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