RSA Chief Technologist Sam Curry defends the company's approach to public-key cryptography after researchers suggest a flaw in its encryption algorithm, contending the problem exists elsewhere in the security chain.
The latest blogosphere commentary comes from DHS Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute, who touts President Obama's legislative agenda and emphasizes cooperation between government and business in safeguarding America's IT assets.
Verisign Inc. may have followed the letter of the law when revealing a series of breaches in an SEC filing. But the company that assures the flow of a hefty portion of Internet traffic should have been more forthright to ease the minds of its various constituencies.
Verisign, operator of two of the 13 root name servers that route traffic on the Internet, has revealed that outsiders attacked its computer network several times in 2010, but top management did not learn of the incidents until September 2011.