When it comes to security, IT professionals need to think ahead: An eavesdropper who records traffic today may successfully decrypt it in the future.
NIST's primary external advisory board released a report calling for the agency to increase its staff of cryptography experts and implement more explicit processes for ensuring openness and transparency to strengthen its cryptography efforts.
As the world becomes more dependent, and some might say blindly so, on digital certificates itís only natural that attackers will seek to circumvent this trust.
Passcape Software has discovered a DPAPI vulnerability that could potentially lead to unauthorized decryption of personal data and passwords of interactive domain users.
Microsoft is making good on the promises they made last December, when they announced that they will - among other things - strengthen the encryption of customer data across their networks and services, including Outlook.com, Office 365, SkyDrive and Windows Azure.