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Security Orchestration and Incident Response

Last month at the RSA Conference, I saw a lot of companies selling security incident response automation. Their promise was to replace people with computers ­– sometimes with the addition of machine learning or other artificial intelligence techniques ­– and to respond to attacks at computer speeds. 1,426 more words

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Kalyna Block Cipher

Kalyna is a block cipher that became a Ukrainian national standard in 2015. It supports block and key sizes of 128, 256, and 512 bits. Its structure looks like AES but optimized for 64-bit CPUs, and it has a complicated key schedule. 36 more words

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The TSA's Selective Laptop Ban

Last Monday, the TSA announced a peculiar new security measure to take effect within 96 hours. Passengers flying into the US on foreign airlines from eight Muslim countries would be prohibited from carrying aboard any electronics larger than a smartphone. 737 more words

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Friday Squid Blogging: Squid from Utensils

Available on eBay. As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered…. 7 more words

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Commenting Policy for This Blog

Over the past few months, I have been watching my blog comments decline in civility. I blame it in part on the contentious US election and its aftermath. 40 more words

Bruce Schneier

Friday Squid Blogging: Squid from Utensils

Available on eBay.

As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven’t covered. 7 more words

Bruce Schneier

Commenting Policy for This Blog

Over the past few months, I have been watching my blog comments decline in civility. I blame it in part on the contentious US election and its aftermath. 432 more words

Bruce Schneier