Posts tagged with SSL Myths

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Shows · SSL

Less is More: Why SSL VPN is NOT What You Think It Is – #Interop

*Editor's Note: This post is syndicated from the Interop Blog.You can see the original post by clicking here. 

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Mobile · SSL · Windows 7

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...

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Industry Commentary · Mobile · SSL

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,...

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Myth 8: Security is the responsibility of a specialist department

For the final myth in our series isn’t just about SSL – it’s about security. The prevailing attitude at organizations – no matter the size – is that the responsibility for security falls in the court...

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Myth 7: Thick-client SSL VPNs are more secure than thin-client SSL VPNs. [Wrong again]

Today’s myth is about the security of thick-client SSL VPNs. Some believe that thick-client SSL VPNs are more secure than thin-client ones, but this is actually untrue. Thick client is defined as an...

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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...

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IT policy · SSL

SSL Myth Busting: A Two-Way Certificate Exchange Between a SOA Web Service and a Client Can Always Be Trusted. [False.]

Today's SSL myth in our series deals with two-way certificate exchanges between a SOA web service and a client. We've already explained why one-way certificate authentication of a SOA web service is...

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IT policy · SSL

Myth #5: A Two-Way Certificate Exchange Between a SOA Web Service and a Client Can Always Be Trusted. [False.]

Today's SSL myth in our series deals with two-way certificate exchanges between a SOA web service and a client. We've already explained why one-way certificate authentication of a SOA web service is...

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Industry Commentary · Rethink Remote Access · SSL

SSL Myth Busting: Java Authentication and Authorization Services (JAAS) Framework Handles All Protocols and Mechanisms Securely [Nope.]

Onto the next post in our series debunking SSL myths. Today’s myth: Java Authentication and Authorization Services (JAAS) framework handles all protocols and mechanisms in a secure manner.

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IPsec · IT policy · SSL

SSL Myth Busting: Online banking via SSL session is secure.

Onto the next post in our series debunking SSL myths. Today's myth: Online banking via SSL session is secure. The answer is  [SPOILER ALERT] --- false.

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