Dennis Sosnoski explains how supposedly-secure connections can be downgraded to the point where they are easily broken and how even at full strength most forms of encryption are vulnerable to data capture and later decryption if your private keys are exposed. In this article you'll learn some ways of making it more difficult for anyone to see or alter your data exchanges.
In his new article, Kevin T Smith focuses on the importance of Big Data Security and he discusses the evolution of Hadoop's security model. He addresses the current trends in Hadoop security implementations and provides an overview of the details of project Rhino aimed to improve the security capabilities of Hadoop and the Hadoop ecosystem.
Web services offer distinct go-to-market velocity in terms of real-time innovation, but requires new standards in the way APIs are secured and managed and the nature in which APIs communicate between organizations at the B2B enterprise gateway level.
The battle over security and performance is fought by security professionals and network administrators. These factions have to barter an uneasy truce for the organization to survive.
Commitment is a graphical business novel about managing project risks with “Real Options”, a way to improve decision making. InfoQ spoke with the authors about decisions, risks and technical debt. 1
In this article, Rohit Sethi discusses the opaque nature of security verification tools and processes and the potential for false negatives not covered by techniques like automated dynamic testing. 1
This article defines a Data Encryption Infrastructure (DEI) which encompasses technology components and an application architecture that governs the protection of sensitive data within an enterprise.
While a majority of security specialists are managing identity through SSO nobody has answered the question if identity propagation in SOA and Clouds is feasible from a business perspective. 4
This opinion piece discusses limitations in the SCIM data model specification as perceived by the author. He provides three specific suggestions which were also posted to the SCIM mailing list. 5
In this article, authors discuss the security in software development life cycle and how to defend against web application vulnerabilities using white-box analysis and black-box testing techniques. 1
Orlando Scott-Cowley discusses security in the cloud and the need for industry standards to lower the barriers to entry while ensuring that customer data is safe.
In this article, authors discuss a distributed architecture based on principles from security management and software engineering to address cloud computing’s security challenges.