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7 Top Cybersecurity Trends in 2019

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | Dec 11, 2018

Forty-three percent of businesses were a victim of a cybersecurity breach in the past year, based on the recent Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018. Organizations are continuing to do a less than stellar job protecting their users’ data from inadvertent exposure, such as exposed APIs, poor authentication, etc. In fact, 4.5 billion data records were…

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What Types of Threats and Encryption Will We See in 2019?

By Kelly Stremel | Nov 26, 2018

What were the biggest cybersecurity concerns of 2018? What will the biggest technology trends be in 2019? Mark is interviewed about threats and encryption, taking a look at cybersecurity in 2018 and a look ahead to 2019. Check out the Q&A in Solutions Review.

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The PKI Guy talks digital identity with Kevin von Keyserling of Keyfactor

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | Nov 26, 2018

Q&A with Kevin von Keyserling, CEO and co-founder, Keyfactor TPG: Tell us about Keyfactor. KvK: We’re a digital identity software company that provides end-to-end authentication, encryption, and signing technologies that safeguard data, devices, applications, and people. Our platform allows our clients to master every digital identity within their organization quickly, easily and cost-effectively. Up until a…

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The Evolving Sense of Trust in the Age of Cryptocurrency

By Kelly Stremel | Nov 6, 2018

With the rise of cryptocurrency, how we perceive the notion of trust is changing. Will cryptocurrency change our perception of trustworthy persons? Do we need to redefine and profile how we investigate and control personnel with digital currency? Mark’s premise is that we need trust to be the cornerstone before digital currency can gain wide…

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How to Make Informed Risk Management Decisions About What to Store in the Cloud

By Kelly Stremel | Nov 6, 2018

There are risk management issues with the cloud. In his article, Mark discusses how organizations need to proceed with caution about what they store, outlines security risks, and makes recommendations. Check out his latest article in Security Magazine.

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The PKI Guy discusses digital certificates security with Muralidharan Palanisamy of AppViewX

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | Oct 18, 2018

Q&A with Muralidharan Palanisamy, chief solutions officer, AppViewX TPG: Tell us a little bit about AppViewX. MP: AppViewX is revolutionizing the way NetOps and SecOps teams deliver services to Enterprise IT. We have a modular, low-code software platform that enables the automation and orchestration of network and security infrastructure using an intuitive, context-aware, visual workflow.  …

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Mark Speaking at BSides PDX on October 27

By Kelly Stremel | Oct 15, 2018

Join Mark B. Cooper, president and founder of PKI Solutions, at this year’s BSides PDX, a gathering of the most interesting infosec minds in Portland and the Pacific Northwest. Mark will give a special presentation on “The Secret to Secrets Management” on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm. In his presentation,…

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Cloud Insecurity: The Need for Stronger Identity Management

By Kelly Stremel | Sep 10, 2018

With cloud usage growing exponentially, are we asking enough questions about cloud security for organizations to make informed risk management decisions? Mark addresses these issues, including should you entrust your private keys in the cloud? Check out his latest article in ISACA’s The Nexus.  

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The PKI Guy talks quantum-safe security with Alexander Truskovsky of ISARA Corporation

By Mark B. Cooper aka "The PKI Guy" | Aug 1, 2018

Q&A with Alexander Truskovsky, senior product manager, ISARA Corporation TPG: Tell us about ISARA.  AT: ISARA Corporation is a cybersecurity company specializing in creating production-ready quantum-safe solutions for today’s computing ecosystems. We enable OEMs to achieve a seamless migration to next-generation security measures by embedding our optimized quantum-safe algorithms and unique crypto-agile technology. We actively…

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