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A. Khedron de León

August 22, 2019

A Deduction of Errors

Hacking by Design

As early as 1994, the concept of security by design was beginning to take shape; anticipating malicious intent and incorporating designs to circumvent or altogether exclude scenarios exploiting vulnerabilities in software—and to..

August 13, 2019


So, in light of the growing frequency of massive breaches—at the time of this writing, Capital One’s 100M-record breach was the most recent—you’ve decided to take responsibility for the relationships you hold with customers—to protect the trust..

July 31, 2019

Self-Worth: the Cost of Identity

The Weighted Scales of Justice

In 2012, BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) of Tennessee paid $1.5M to cover the 2009 breach of 1 million patients’ data—about $1.50 a person. Counting the $17M spent on analysis and recovery, they still only lost $18.50 a..

May 7, 2019

TLS: Too Little Security

This article assumes basic knowledge of SSL, TLS, and how those support secure web browsing. For a thorough overview or just a refresher, check out this resource.

Around the turn of the century, some big problems with SSL were identified,..