Managed Security Services Moving into the Cloud

There is a sea change underway in the managed security services marketplace.  This change is from a premises-based model to a cloud-based one.  The traditional managed security services model works like this.  An organization that does not have the resources or desire to manage its...

Hiding in Pictures

Take a look at the two images below. Can you tell which one has a message hidden within it? Even though it is impossible to notice, the image on the left has a hidden text file in it. The hidden message says: “This is a test file used in my steganographic encryption...

PCI DSS 1.2

Last week the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) released the first update to the Data Security Standard (DSS) in more than two years. Version 1.2 of the DSS provides some much needed updates and clarifications to the 1.1 version of the document and is the...