Category Archives: Networking

Two-thirds of iOS apps don’t use App Transport Security

Most iOS apps don’t take advantage of App Transport Security​ (ATS), a networking security feature offered by Apple that ensures encrypted connections between apps and the servers they communicate with. The main reason, it seems, might be interrupted ad delivery. What is App Transport Security? “On Apple platforms, a networking security feature called App Transport Security (ATS) is available to apps and app extensions, and is enabled by default. It improves privacy and data integrity … More

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Is your perimeter inventory leaving you exposed? Why it’s time to switch from IP to DNS

Historically, security teams and tools have used IP addresses to define their targets and scopes. But in a world where applications and networks are increasingly cloud-hosted or integrated with third-party services, IP addresses alone aren’t enough to ensure coverage. Modern perimeters are dynamic and constantly changing, which can lead organizations to have an inaccurate picture of their risk simply by failing to properly catalog what Internet facing assets they have. Testing against a stale set … More

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