For more than two decades SSL has ruled the roost as the predominant encryption protocol on the Web. This is unfortunate, at least because in recent years many vulnerabilities have surfaced in SSL. It’s had its day, done its job, and is now battle weary. Today, to say the least, early versions of SSL and TLS don’t get the job done when it comes to securing website traffic.
Security is Breaking Down… Why Now, and What Can We Do About It? A conversation with Tyler Shields, Principal Analyst at Forrester
Enterprises are having a challenging time securing their data and systems. But it doesn’t have to be that way. We recently reached out to Tyler Shields, principal analyst at Forrester to discuss his presentation at Qualys Security Conference 2015, and what it means to be able to secure enterprises at “cloud scale.” And what it’s going to take for enterprises to succeed in security in the years ahead.
Philippe Courtot at Qualys Security Conference: Achieving Security When Everything is Connected to Everything
LAS VEGAS – Philippe Courtot, Qualys (QLYS) founder and CEO, in his keynote address today at the Qualys Security Conference 2015, spoke to the massive and rapid evolution in business-technology systems currently underway in the enterprise. They are grappling with the complexities of securing their information in the public and private cloud, on mobile devices, and the data gathered by all of the sensors associated with the Internet of Things. Enterprises are “faced with the challenge of having to retool their entire infrastructure,” Courtot said.
Let’s face it, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, mobile, big data, automation, DevOps, and the Internet of Things have all been hyped for some time. While the impact of these trends has likely been overstated in the short run, they’ve been likely understated over the long run. That is to say when it comes to the next decade, buckle up and get ready for there is a significant amount of disruption on its way.