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7/23/2015
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Emerging Web Infrastructure Threats

A secure cloud relies on some weak Internet infrastructure with some new BGP vulnerabilities that will be disclosed at Black Hat USA.
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The cloud services industry is beginning to sort out some of the concerns that have kept security-conscious organizations away (for example, by creating new technology like bring-your-own-key encryption schemes). Unfortunately, these improvements still don't do anything to repair some of the very worst threats to cloud security -- vulnerabilties buried in the very underpinnings of the Internet.  

At the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas next month, researchers will bring to light even more threats lurking in Web infrastructure. Here's a glimpse at what's to come.

 

Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad ... View Full Bio

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technolotal,
User Rank: Apprentice
8/2/2015 | 1:27:51 AM
Re: SSL and BGP
This is terrfiyfing
RyanSepe
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RyanSepe,
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7/24/2015 | 8:57:22 AM
SSL and BGP
What is the functional use of having SSL automatically trust BGP? With this being the case it represents a pretty large security flaw especially with BGP attacks becoming more prevalent.
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