Entries by Tara Summergreene

Bad Certificates

Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organisation’s details (these are also known as SSL Certificates). When installed on a web server, or embedded into a web application, it invokes the https protocol (over port 443) and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser and appears to the user as […]

Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN)

As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, ISC2 produced a report displaying the numbers of women within the cybersecurity profession. Cybersecurity is a niche within the already heavily male dominated IT industry, with only 11% of IT Security being represented by women globally, or just 10% within Oceania. This statistic proves that in order to […]