Pioneering cybersecurity start-up, Barac, today announced it has extended the capabilities of its Encrypted Traffic Visibility Platform to support version 1.3 of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) specification. Using the Barac platform, enterprises can detect and block malware hidden inside encrypted traffic without the need for decryption. This new capability plugs a critical and emerging …

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The Decryption Problem As organizations continue to move to the cloud, increase their utilization of APIs and adopt evermore complex and sensitive systems – and as they incorporate more mobile third party applications and IoT devices into their networks – they find themselves with increasingly complex multi-cloud architectures. As a result, web and application-based traffic volumes are …

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Barac Encrypted Traffic Visibility (ETV) Platform assists in the monitoring and meeting of compliance standards

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Cryptocurrencies attract the attention of some of the world’s most opportunistic hackers. This week (March 12, 2018), we found a new type of a very smart crypto hack on Unix/Linux operating systems that is targeting virtual machines on Azure cloud to mine cryptocurrency. A new cryptocurrency mining hack is targeting continuous deployment technology Jenkins, changing …

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Metadata has been in the news over the last couple of years. The term has been used by businesses and government ministers but there doesn’t seem to be a consensus about what metadata actually is and how to can be used. Metadata is simply data. “Metadata is summary information about data. Think of a photograph …

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The rapid rise in encrypted traffic is changing the security landscape. As more organizations become digital, an increasing number of services and applications are using encryption as a primary method of securing information. Encrypted traffic has increased by more than 90 percent year over year, with more than 40 percent of websites encrypting traffic in …

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