Tag Archives: encryption

US, ‘Five Eyes’ Allies Seek Public-Private Sector Commitment to Encryption Policies

Cyberattacks Prevention

The U.S. attorney general and four government officials representing Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the U.K. have signed a joint statement seeking renewed commitment on encryption and data security. William Barr and the allied signatories wrote in the statement dated Oct. 11th that they support strong encryption approaches that help protect privacy, personal data, trade secrets, intellectual property and cybersecurity.

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Red Hat Updates OpenShift Container Storage 4 with Multi-Cloud and Security; Ranga Rangachari Quoted

RedHat has developed its latest software updates for its OpenShift Container Storage 4 software to add a multiple-cloud gateway and new security features, the company announced on Wednesday. The updates will boost abstraction and flexibility to support both traditional and emerging workloads enabled through its Red Hat Ceph Storage with multi-cloud gateway technology. 

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DoD Study Examines Compliance of Small, Large Firms With Cyber Standards; Kevin Fahey Quoted

A recent Department of Defense study says small and large contractors are struggling to comply with DoD’s new cybersecurity standards, Defense One reported Monday. “For the most part, the big companies do very well,” Kevin Fahey, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, told reporters at the Pentagon Monday. “But in no case do they meet everything that they thought they met.”

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Defense Innovation Board Issues White Paper on Zero Trust Architecture

The Defense Innovation Board approved at its quarterly meeting in Silicon Valley a white paper calling for the Pentagon to implement zero trust architecture to counter cybersecurity threats, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. The document titled “The Road to Zero Trust (Security)” notes that ZTA can help the Department of Defense track and block threat actors and manage rules of access for devices and users across the department to facilitate secure data sharing.

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CIA Unveils ‘Onion Site’ to Protect User Anonymity

The CIA launched an “onion site” on the Tor network designed to strengthen online security by allowing users to browse the agency’s website anonymously. “Our global mission demands that individuals can access us securely from anywhere. Creating an onion site is just one of many ways we’re going where people are,” Brittany Bramell, CIA’s director of public affairs, said in a statement published Tuesday

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