Mar 30, 2020
Last week Infosecurity explored the immediate impact of COVID-19 on the cybersecurity industry, and what experts felt would be the short-term significance.
David Greene, chief revenue officer at Fortanix, said that this will allow businesses to get the right cybersecurity systems and processes in place if they can, so “we can all be ready for what comes next.”
March 27th, 2020 As technology companies and the medical community work to find ways to track and test for the virus, privacy might fall by the wayside. In late January and early February, a study of influenza had the ability to reveal whether subjects in the Seattle area were infected by the novel coronavirus.
March, 2020 Data security in the cloud has often been assumed, but now it needs to be assured. Dr Richard Searle, Senior Security Architect at Fortanix explains how to take back control. In a drive to streamline processes and improve cost efficiency, organisations are entrusting an ever-increasing amount of sensitive data to public cloud providers.
Mar 26, 2020 The report highlights that encryption provides the best defense against any fines that might be levied for violations or data breaches under CCPA.
Mar 26, 2020 Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) – an IT analyst, research, validation and strategy firm – and Fortanix® Inc., the Runtime Encryption® company, today announced results of the ESG industry report focused on compliance guidelines for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Mar 26, 2020 As we work remotely and isolate ourselves from friends and colleagues as best we can, the impacts of COVID-19 will continue to hit the technology sector in terms of output and innovation.
Mar 26, 2020 Organizations collecting and maintaining personal information about California and New York residents should be paying attention to what is happening with the states’ consumer privacy laws.
Mar 26, 2020 Encryption provides the best defense against any fines that might be levied for violations or data breaches under CCPA, according to ESG and Fortanix.
Mar 18, 2020 Firms in retail, manufacturing, logistics and more are embracing cloud computing in one form or another but it’s in the financial services sector where deployment is proving a particularly complex matter. The use of multi-cloud infrastructures is also disproportionately higher, driven by a range of business and technology considerations. That creates a number of challenges – challenges that can only be solved in that most pervasive of environments: the hardware.
Mar 12, 2020 Video recording of Fortanix CEO's interview with Digital Anarchist.
Mar 7, 2020 When it comes to confidential computing, Microsoft, Intel, and Fortanix weren’t speaking in whispers at RSA Conference. The three companies are all founding members of the Confidential Computing Consortium. And in addition to hosting a panel about the topic at the annual security conference, company executives stressed the importance of confidential computing in their own security events, during interviews, and on the show floor at RSA.
Mar 6, 2020 Cyber threats now command the corporate sector’s full attention. It’s reached the point where some CEOs have even begun adjusting their personal online habits to help protect themselves, and by extension, the organizations they lead. Corporate consultancy PwC’s recent poll of 1,600 CEOs worldwide found that cyber attacks are now considered the top hinderance to corporate performance, followed by the shortage of skilled workers and the inability to keep up with rapid tech advances.
Mar 5, 2020 Cyber threats now command the corporate sector’s full attention. It’s reached the point where some CEOs have even begun adjusting their personal online habits to help protect themselves, and by extension, the organizations they lead. Corporate consultancy PwC’s recent poll of 1,600 CEOs worldwide found that cyber attacks are now considered the top hinderance to corporate performance, followed by the shortage of skilled workers and the inability to keep up with rapid tech advances.
Mar 2, 2020 Ambuj Kumar of Fortanix further put the matter into perspective, sharing that “infrastructure is far too complex to be secure. It includes so much software, from OS to driver to users to endpoints that inevitably something will be vulnerable.
Feb 27, 2020 Anand Kashyap is the chief technology officer at Fortanix, a US-based cybersecurity firm. Founded in 2016, the startup specialises in encrypting data in use. While traditional encryption protects data at rest and data in motion, Fortanix’s RunTime Encryption platform allows applications to run using encrypted data, securing it while it is vulnerable to a variety of attacks.
Feb 24, 2020 To bring oversight & control of security back into the business implement a centralised cloud strategy, encrypt sensitive data across all cloud providers themselves and manage it in one place.
Feb 24, 2020 If putting unencrypted data up in a public cloud is like leaving your house unlocked, keeping encrypted data and the encryption keys in the same cloud could be akin to leaving a copy of your housekey under your doormat.
Feb 24, 2020 Trusting the cloud involves a change in mindset. You must be ready to use runtime encryption in the cloud.
Feb 21, 2020 Shadow digital minister Chi Onwurah challenges the government to stop Google’s plans to move UK user data out of the EU.
Feb 11, 2020 The cloud is now a common storage realm for companies that want to scale their data while making use of usually large capacities. However, some of the newest cyber attacks around right now are increasingly targeting the cloud, particularly cloud applications. Jethro Beekman, technical director at Fortanix, said: “Cloud migration and the ineffectiveness of perimeter defences have led to an increase of host- and service-based security mechanisms.
Feb 11, 2020 At least one security expert highlighted how some nation states have been conducting cyber warfare operations for a while now, rather than make use of conventional military operations. “Compared to conventional war, cyber warfare offers more precision. One can control exactly what and whom to target. Also, it’s much less expensive,” said Ambuj Kumar, CEO and co-founder of Fortanix.
Feb 10, 2020 From Ambuj Kumar, CEO & Co-Founder, Fortanix: Compared to conventional war, cyber warfare offers more precision. One can control exactly what and whom to target. Also, it’s much less expensive. This is why we will see more and more instances of cyber battles in future.
January 24th, 2020 Three years ago, the NotPetya ransomware wreaked over $10 billion in damage. Crafted by the Russian military, the malware relied on a nearly decade-old code named Mimikatz. It highlighted an ongoing Windows flaw that could expose users’ passwords left as cleartext in system memory. Even today, any exploitable system that hosts multiple users stands ready to expose those passwords to hackers, who can then seize that data and use it to log into adjacent exploitable systems.
January 21th, 2020 Despite just being at the company for a short time, Faiyaz Shahpurwala, chief product officer at Fortanix, has been focused on delivering product and strategy. However, as a security expert, he took some time out to talk to us about his experience in the industry along with the announcement of a new form of security that could change so much in encryption.
January 17th, 2020 Microsoft has already issued a patch for the latest Windows vulnerability, which organizations should apply right away to avoid exposure to malware.
January 15th, 2020 Overnight, Microsoft announced a patch for a vulnerability discovered by the NSA in Windows 10. The vulnerability could have been exploited by hackers to create malicious software that looked legitimate.
January 10th, 2020 According to Gartner, 70% of businesses are adopting a hybrid cloud and multi-cloud strategy to augment their internal data centers. The challenges of protecting data and using encryption for multiple hybrid, public cloud, and on-premises environments increases complexity, cost, and security risk. Interview with Ambuj Kumar, Fortanix CEO for Security Weekly podcast.
January 8th, 2020 Secure enclaves can help reduce data breaches dramatically and support the value of the cloud securely.
January 6th, 2020 The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) came into force on January 1st 2020 and requires impacted organizations to take various compliance measures to avoid potentially large fines. One of the key steps that organizations can take to manage the associated risks is to implement an holistic approach to encryption: as Anand Kashyap, CTO and co-founder at Fortanix explains.