RSA security

  • Report on NSA 'secret' payments to RSA fuels encryption controversy

    Posted December 22, 2013 - 4:11 pm

    The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) paid $10 million to vendor RSA in a "secret" deal to incorporate a deliberately flawed encryption algorithm into widely used security software, according to a Reuters report that is reigniting controversy about the government's involvement in setting security standards.
  • Q&A: RSA's Art Coviello reflects on last year's big data breach

    Posted January 16, 2012 - 10:06 pm

    RSA Security Chairman Art Coviello says customers still want to hear details about how the company so quickly detected the data breach that last year compromised its SecurID tokens.
  • RSA chief: Last year's breach has silver lining

    Posted January 16, 2012 - 9:49 pm

    Last year's industry-shaking RSA Security breach has resulted in customers' CEOs and CIOs engaging much more closely with the vendor to improve their organizations' security, according to the head of RSA.
  • RSA security lapse led to March hack, says researcher

    Posted December 5, 2011 - 3:58 pm

    The attack that hacked RSA Security's network earlier this year succeeded because the company failed to take a basic security precaution, a researcher said today.
  • Cyberattacks fuel concerns about RSA SecurID breach

    Posted June 1, 2011 - 4:42 pm

    Recent attacks against two defense contractors are fueling concerns about how badly RSA's SecurID two-factor authentication technology was compromised in a breach reported in March.
  • RSA detailing SecurID hack to customers sworn to secrecy

    Posted April 5, 2011 - 6:44 pm

    RSA has started providing more detail into the mid-March attack on its SecurID token-based authentication system, but to get a fuller story you have to be an RSA customer willing to sign a nondisclosure agreement (NDA).
  • After RSA breach, are SecurID tokens in jeopardy?

    Posted March 22, 2011 - 6:57 am

    The intrusion by hackers of security giant RSA, a unit of EMC, has left customers and analysts wondering if it is still safe to use millions of the one-time passcode tokens used to log into enterprise IT systems.
  • Should you stop using RSA SecurID tokens?

    Posted March 21, 2011 - 3:38 pm

    Anyone using RSA SecurID two-factor authentication tokens for remote access to sensitive information should reconsider using them until RSA, which last week admitted to a major breach of its network, clarifies exactly what was compromised, says NSS Labs.
  • RSA's SecurID security breach: What should you do?

    Posted March 18, 2011 - 11:30 am

    RSA's disclosure last night that it has suffered a sophisticated cyberattack in which attackers obtained some type of information about RSA's SecurID product for two-factor authentication is prompting a variety of suggestions in how customers should deal with the problem.
  • RSA warns SecurID customers after company is hacked

    Posted March 18, 2011 - 9:29 am

    EMC's RSA Security division says the security of the company's two-factor SecurID tokens could be at risk following a sophisticated cyber-attack on the company.
  • RSA Security hit with serious data breach; SecurID customers may be vulnerable

    Posted March 18, 2011 - 12:10 am

    It's never a good sign when a network security company prominently features on its website home page an "urgent message" to customers "regarding their product security."
  • Online Payment Security: Should Government Intervene?

    Posted February 25, 2010 - 10:44 pm

    On January 26, 2010, two researchers at Cambridge University, Steven J. Murdoch and Ross Anderson, released a working paper with the provocative title, "Verifed by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode: or, How Not to Design Authentication". It directly attacks 3D Secure as a poorly designed authentication scheme, and calls for regulatory intervention to protect consumers. To what extent does the report raise fair criticisms, and how should the industry and/or regulators respond?
  • RSA and Verisign Partner for Cloud-Based Offering

    Posted October 15, 2009 - 2:19 pm

    RSA and VeriSign are working together to provide organizations with the mutual benefit of an expanded VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Service through the availability of RSA SecurID two-factor authentication technology for more choice in one-time password (OTP) authentication. VIP is a managed, shared authentication solution that provides its users with a single one-time password (OTP) authentication device to securely access multiple Web sites.
  • Security spending is on the wrong things

    Posted October 27, 2008 - 12:04 pm

    Enterprises need to rethink their security spend to be more proactive and innovative, according to RSA chief executive Art Coviello.
  • EMC posts broad Q3 revenue gain

    Posted October 22, 2008 - 3:02 pm

    EMC reported double-digit revenue growth for the third quarter on Wednesday and forecast another revenue gain in the fourth quarter despite global economic woes.
  • EMC revenue, profit defy economic woes

    Posted July 23, 2008 - 2:36 pm

    EMC's revenue grew 18 percent in the second quarter ended June 30, a result the company attributed to massive growth in the data enterprises need to store.
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