Arshad Noor

Arshad Noor

Recent Posts

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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Why Software Remains Insecure—and Why It Really Shouldn't

In a recent blog post, Daniel Meissler theorizes that the benefits of quickly building bad software have so far outweighed the downsides. Though this sounds plausible and seductive, there is a more in...
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Marriott—the 500M Record Scandal Marring the Hospitality Industry

I have been a customer of Marriott for over 25 years. With some exceptions, the Marriott chain has been able to hold onto my loyalty with their service better than banks, credit card issuers, airlines...
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