Using Technology for Right or Wrong

Using Technology for Right or Wrong

  Technology, including its byproducts, is most likely value-neutral. By itself, it seems unable to commit any wrongdoing. And yet, we find so many scenarios in which technology provides a breeding ground for nurturing a wrongful act, as if luring people  to take advantage of it. Features offering anonymity, as in the case of e-currency, [...]

Continuing Signs of Progress on Cybersecurity Policy in the EU

Continuing Signs of Progress on Cybersecurity Policy in the EU

On April 5–6 in The Hague, the Dutch government hosted its International NCSC One Conference 2016, an annual cybersecurity event it has held since 2008. Nearly 1,000 people from government, industry, and academia attended the conference, including from across Europe, the United States, Russia, and Japan. The theme of this year’s One Conference, “Protecting Bits [...]

CSA Releases New White Paper on Current Cloud Certification Challenges Ahead and Proposed Solutions

CSA Releases New White Paper on Current Cloud Certification Challenges Ahead and Proposed Solutions

Today, the Cloud Security Alliance has released theCSA STAR Program & Open Certification Framework in 2016 and Beyond, an important new whitepaper that has been created to provide the security community with a description of some of the key security certification challenges and how the CSA intends to address them moving forward. As background, launched in [...]

How Financial Institutions Benefit from PAN-OS 7.1

How Financial Institutions Benefit from PAN-OS 7.1

Palo Alto Networks recently released PAN-OS 7.1 for our Next-Generation Security Platform. Many financial institutions will not immediately adopt a brand-new version of software, instead preferring to see how stable the new code is in other venues first. When the time is right, an effort to test and certify the new software will be launched [...]

Save the Date for Ignite Conference 2017!

Save the Date for Ignite Conference 2017!

Big changes are ahead for Ignite 2017: Goodbye, Vegas, hello, Vancouver! Save the date for Ignite 2017: June 12-15, 2017 in Vancouver, BC. We look forward to seeing you next year for what will be our greatest Ignite yet. Follow along @Ignite_Conf throughout the next few months for looks back at Ignite 2016 and information [...]