Arshad Noor Arshad Noor

After 32 years of experience in the Information Technology sector (including nearly two decades of designing and building key management infrastructures for worldwide mission-critical environments), Arshad has redirected his energy into solving bigger problems—like making breaches irrelevant—with StrongKey. He loves to pursue personal fitness and health, which handily offsets his passion for sweets. As Arshad fervently stays abreast of cybersecurity news, he is always ready to engage in a friendly debate about authentication or recent breach news.
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The Case for FIDO2: The Most Secure Option on the Market

FIDO2 is the single most impressive piece of technology that can have an impact on human behavior and cybersecurity. Let’s get that out of the way. It’s a bold statement, but we’re going to tell you w...
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Mitigating Data Breaches with ALESA

Question: Aside from eliminating sensitive data from your business process, what are two things you can do to eliminate much of the risk of a data breach? Answer: Application-Level Encryption and Stro...
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Lessons For IT Professionals From Prominent Security Breaches

Ask a security professional what the acronym "CIA" in data security expands to. If you get the response "confidentiality, integrity, availability," then you'll get an indicator of why the state of cyb...
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The Wake-Up Call for Stronger Authentication: California’s IoT Bill SB-327

Along with the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), the cybersecurity law CA SB-327 known as the “IoT bill” went into effect January 1, 2020, with enforcement beginning July 1, 2020. While the C...
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A Quick Guide to Addressing CCPA and GDPR: A StrongKey and VerSprite Collaboration

For good or bad, the age of data privacy and security legislation is upon us. New York, India, Washington, Nebraska, Ecuador are but a few governments that have drafted their own legislation following...
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Disruptive Defenses Are the Key to Preventing Data Breaches

A report from DLA Piper states that more than 160,000 data breach notifications have been reported across 28 nations in the European Union since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into...
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The Striking Parallels of the Firewall and Blockchain

Thirty years ago, as a U.S. Department of Defense experiment called the internet was to be soon commercialized, companies started to focus on how to protect internal systems and applications from atta...
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Capital One: Chronicle of a Data Breach Foretold

The “data breach of the year” involved more than 100M files containing sensitive information of consumer credit card applications at Capital One. The story hit headlines for months, and with much reas...
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The Thales-Gemalto Merger: What Does It Mean?

As a longtime player in enterprise key management infrastructure, we have been advocating for stronger encryption, authentication and key management for years. We have worked to educate the market on ...
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Duty of Care and Information Security

The Hippocratic oath and the principles embodied in “duty of care” guide the daily actions of healthcare providers. But when it comes to information security and protecting sensitive PHI, is the healt...
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