Fornetix Awarded Patent for Breakthroughs in Encryption Key Management

Patented solution covers systems and methods for encryption key management, federation, and distribution via an interconnected, orchestrated security ecosystem. Read more

Data Breach Hits HBO: How Do We End This?

Today, HBO announced publicly that they have experienced a “cyber incident which resulted in the compromise of proprietary information.” Like many other companies, HBO also stated that “data protection is a top priority” and yet we have seen a common theme that has become more prevalent in recent years. Large companies have trouble protecting their data. Read more

Fornetix and Cyphre Join Forces to Deliver Advanced Encryption Solutions

ASHBURN, Virginia, July 28, 2017 – Today, Fornetix® and Cyphre Security Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), announce their strategic partnership to address the importance of approaching data protection in an active, continuous and programmatic way. Read more

RackTop Teams with Fornetix to Create FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Compliant Encrypted Data Storage Solution

FULTON, Maryland, July 25, 2017 Today, RackTop Systems announced the immediate availability of its advanced secure encryption service with support for external cryptographic key management powered by Fornetix® Key Orchestration™. The enhancement enables organizations to meet strict data-at-rest encryption requirements while providing effortless, unified management of encryption keys. RackTop’s advanced encryption service maintains the highest level of protection by eliminating any human interaction or knowledge of keys, pins, or passwords. Read more

Amazon S3: Don’t Kick the Bucket, Do Something About It

Over the past several weeks we’ve seen three newsworthy stories where sensitive information finds its way onto Amazon’s S3 cloud storage service: NGA, WWE, and Verizon. Read more

Pivoting From Cyber Security to Cyber Defense

I recently had the chance to respond to a LinkedIn post from Larry Cole about terminology for Cyber Security vs Cyber Defense. The conversation with Larry really hits home regarding what we are all doing with technology and services: defending what we consider valuable. I think we have all been wrong in calling it Cyber Security. It’s time to start saying Cyber Defense and act accordingly. Read more

The Strong Case for Interoperability, Part 1

What is interoperability and how did it get started? The idea of interoperability was born in the world of manufacturing. If you think back to before the industrial revolution, machines and inventions were created as one-off systems. Read more

Poor Information Security Practices Lead to Massive Data Leak

A Republican National Committee data analytics firm, Deep Root Analytics, disclosed that as many as 198 million U.S. citizens’ names, dates of birth, home addresses, phone numbers, and other identifiable information were exposed to the internet due to a database misconfiguration. Many firms are hastily moving to the cloud without fully understanding the security implications of doing so. By rolling new cloud implementations, data collection and analysis problems become simpler tasks. However, without a proper security framework around it, data is accessible to the internet and more likely to be retrieved. Read more

Guest Post: The Whos and Whats of WannaCry

Perry Holdsworth, our Sales & Marketing intern at Fornetix, gives us a primer on the recent WannaCry ransomware attack that has wreaked havoc on global networks. Read more

Fornetix Joins the VMware Technology Alliance Partner Program

Fornetix® today announced it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program as an Elite level partner. Members of the TAP program collaborate with VMware to deliver innovative solutions for virtualization and cloud computing. The diversity and depth of the TAP ecosystem provides customers with the flexibility to choose a partner with the right expertise to satisfy their unique needs. Read more