Insights and Outlooks from the Digital Identity Market Leader

Chris Hickman

Chris Hickman
Chief Security Officer
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Jul 16, 2020 12:21:15 PM
TLS certificates serve many purposes. Primarily, they enable encrypted sessions between clients and the websites and prove that the site is not a malicious imposer. A good security practice is to renew key pairs frequently, which [...]
Jun 19, 2020 10:52:40 AM
Postbank, the banking division of South Africa’s Pat Office, recently reported that a rogue employee had stolen the 36-digit master keys used to protect the banks systems.  The result: 25,000 fraudulent charges valued at 56 millio [...]
Apr 22, 2020 11:34:08 AM
It’s no secret that Internet-connected devices need security to protect data – and the device itself – from compromise. However, in many cases, IoT products are not engineered with sufficient security to defend against today’s thr [...]
Apr 2, 2020 12:15:32 PM
Over the past few weeks, we’ve received a number of inquiries from executives and practitioners about how best to address the challenges of business continuity emerging with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to quickly secure a [...]
Feb 27, 2020 10:04:35 AM
This blog features insights from Keyfactor’s Chief Security Officer, Chris Hickman on the 2020 Keyfactor-Ponemon Institute Report: The Impact of Unsecured Digital Identities. Click Here to download and access the full report. In t [...]
Feb 20, 2020 4:39:10 PM
This blog features insights from Keyfactor’s Chief Security Officer, Chris Hickman on the 2020 Keyfactor-Ponemon Institute Report: The Impact of Unsecured Digital Identities. Click Here to download and access the full report. As C [...]
Feb 12, 2020 9:47:33 AM
This blog features insights from Keyfactor’s Chief Security Officer, Chris Hickman on the 2020 Keyfactor-Ponemon Institute Report: The Impact of Unsecured Digital Identities. Click Here to download and access the full report. Publ [...]
Jan 8, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Organizations of all sizes have embraced digital transformation to unlock new lines of revenue, operate more efficiently, and deliver quality products and services faster than ever. New compute platforms and development practices [...]
Nov 20, 2019 9:01:20 AM
After more than 20 years of working hands-on with public key infrastructure (PKI), few things ring truer than this: PKI may be complex to begin with, but the real challenge is finding the right resources and expertise to keep it r [...]
Oct 22, 2019 9:31:45 AM
IT leaders and managers familiar with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) recognize it as one of the industry’s oldest tried and tested security tools. IT pros also recognize the cost and dedicated resources required to stand up and m [...]