Shift Row Transformation and Other Examples of Advanced Encryption

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Shift Row Transformation and Other Examples of Advanced Encryption

These days, we’re often warned about the dangers of hacking and data theft, or reminded of the need to protect our vital documents, sensitive information, and credentials by encryption, when they’re transmitted over the internet or an unprotected network. But what does that mean, exactly? Well, in simple terms, encryption is the process of taking a recognizable item (such as … Read More

Blacklisting vs Whitelisting – Understanding the Security Benefits of Each

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Blacklisting vs Whitelisting   Understanding the Security Benefits of Each

Guarding individual computer systems and organizational networks from the effects of malicious software or the intrusion of unauthorized users and applications begins with solid perimeter and endpoint defenses, and an effective method of access control. Though opinions differ as to which is best, two approaches dominate in the bid to restrict and regulate access to vital system and network resources … Read More

Digital Signatures and Information Security

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Finjan Digital Signatures and Information Security

As online and electronic transactions gain as much or more validity than traditional paper-based ones, there’s an increasing need to ensure the authenticity and integrity of the various parties involved, the data and assets traded between them, and the overall security of the transaction process. One method used to accomplish this is the use of digital signatures. What Are Digital … Read More

Top 5 Emerging Security Technologies

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Top 5 Emerging Security Technologies

Like computing itself, the information security or InfoSec landscape is continuously evolving. What was once the cyber-threat or threat remedy of the month can give way to alternatives, as new techniques and technologies are pioneered by cyber-criminals or InfoSec professionals, alike. As 2017 moves into its second quarter, we’ll be looking at five of the emerging security technologies that are … Read More

Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation

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Finjan Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation

The need to ensure that consumers have access to IT products which are inherently secure has raised a demand for some kind of internationally recognized standard for evaluating and certifying equipment and software. Such a standard exists in what’s collectively known as the Common Criteria or CC. Common Criteria or CC More formally known as the “Common Criteria for Information … Read More

Biba Integrity Model

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Finjan Biba Integrity Model

Confidentiality, integrity, and availability make up the “security triad” as it applies to data. And one of the principal security models dedicated to preserving the integrity of information is the Biba integrity model, which we’ll be looking at today. Biba Integrity Model – Some History For years, matters of data confidentiality were largely dealt with by the Bell-LaPadula model, which … Read More

Security Information and Events Management (SIEM)

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan Security Information and Events Management (SIEM)

“Knowledge is Power”, the old saying goes – and in dealing with cyber-threats, being able to call upon information from past experiences, existing or potential threats, and best practices for incident response and remediation can be a real plus in enhancing threat detection and prevention. There’s an entire technology sector dedicated to this kind of data-driven approach: Security Information and … Read More