SSL Myths and Mobile Devices

Since posting our series on SSL myths, some people have asked how these SSL vulnerabilities apply to mobile phones. While mobile phones and other handheld devices are mistakenly considered relatively safe, this misnomer does not qualify as an SSL myth. It does,...

Considering Skype’s Use of SSL

We all know that employees’ use of Skype  whether for personal or business use is exploding. The service reported  an average of 145 million connected users per month in the fourth quarter of 2010, before the Facebook rollout of Skype-powered group video...

Myth 6: RSA SecurID provides a secure connection.

Today’s SSL myth tackles the topic of RSA SecurID. The prevailing myth is that RSA SecurID provides a secure connection – but of course, this isn’t so.  The RSA SecurID token authentication system is a two-factor authentication method, which is the most...