In this article we look at some common cryptography pitfalls relating to the management of keys and other related issues. Some cryptography fundamentals have been listed below for purposes of clarity. Continue reading “Some Common Key Management Mistakes”
When we discuss about Information Security Standards under ISO, the first thing that comes to mind is ISO 27001 – which is the specification for an Information Security Management System.
However, apart from ISO 27001 (which is a standard under which certificate can be obtained), there are many other initiatives under ISO standards covering IT Security – some are published standards, while some are work in progress.
Here is a brief listing of some such standards:
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Server hardening is one of the first things that should be looked into when securing any information infrastructure.
Currently a trial is going on in British courts against a former customer business manager of the Handsworth branch of Barclays Bank.
Parminder Bhachu, 42, from Birmingham, is accused of authorising the transfer of £480,000 from the bank account of Londoner Barbara Siembida in February last year.
Card Skimming has become one of the biggest threats in payment card space. Lingering magnetic-stripe technology, rather than the advanced EMV chip standard used in Europe and elsewhere, is part of the problem. Continue reading “Emerging technologies to improve card security”