Author: Michael

  • False Rejection Rate (FRR)

    False Rejection Rate (FRR)

    False Rejection Rate (FRR) is a biometric performance metric that measures the probability of a biometric system incorrectly rejecting a genuine user. It represents the rate at which the system fails to match the biometric data of an authorized user, resulting in a false rejection or denial of access. False Rejection Rate (FRR) key points:…

  • False Acceptance Rate (FAR)

    False Acceptance Rate (FAR)

    False Acceptance Rate (FAR), also known as the False Match Rate (FMR), is a biometric performance metric that measures the likelihood of a biometric system incorrectly accepting an impostor as a genuine user. It represents the rate at which the system incorrectly identifies an unauthorized individual as an authorized user. False Acceptance Rate (FAR) key…

  • Encryption

    Encryption

    Encryption is a crucial technique in information security that involves converting a message or data from its original form, known as plaintext, into an unreadable format called ciphertext. It is a process of encoding information using an encryption algorithm and a secret encryption key. The purpose of encryption is to ensure the confidentiality and integrity…

  • Encoding

    Encoding

    Encoding refers to the process of converting a message or data from one format or representation into another format using a specific set of rules or codes. It involves transforming information into a standardized format that can be easily transmitted, stored, or processed by computer systems or communication devices. Encoding key points: Encoding plays a…

  • Dynamic testing

    Dynamic testing

    Dynamic testing is a software testing technique where the system or application under test is executed, and its behavior is observed and evaluated. It involves the active examination of the software to verify its functionality, performance, reliability, and other quality attributes. Dynamic testing key points: By conducting dynamic testing, organizations can gain confidence in the…

  • Dynamic Ports

    Dynamic Ports

    Dynamic or Private Ports, also known as ephemeral ports, refer to a range of port numbers from 49152 to 65535 in the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) port number range. These ports are used for dynamic allocation by client applications or services when establishing network connections. When a client requests a service associated with well-known…

  • Due diligence

    Due diligence

    Due diligence refers to the process of conducting thorough research, investigation, and analysis of a vendor or business before entering into a transaction, partnership, or agreement. It involves taking specific actions to assess the vendor’s credibility, reputation, financial stability, operational capabilities, legal compliance, and other relevant factors. The purpose of due diligence is to ensure…

  • Amazon Security Lake

    Amazon Security Lake

    Amazon Security Lake, initially introduced as a preview release at the 2022 re:Invent event, has now reached general availability. This powerful service allows organizations to centralize security data from various sources, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments, software as a service (SaaS) providers, on-premises systems, and cloud sources. The data is stored in a purpose-built data lake…

  • Google Drive Deficiency Allows Attackers to Exfiltrate Workspace Data Without a Trace

    Google Drive Deficiency Allows Attackers to Exfiltrate Workspace Data Without a Trace

    A recent discovery by researchers from Mitiga reveals a significant forensic security deficiency in Google Workspace that allows threat actors to exfiltrate data from Google Drive without leaving any trace. The lack of activity logging in the free subscription of Google Workspace exposes enterprises to potential insider threats and data leaks. Let’s delve into the…

  • Due care

    Due care

    Due care is a legal concept that refers to the duty owed by a service provider or professional to their customers or clients. It is a standard of care that requires the provider to act with the level of care, skill, and diligence that a reasonable person or professional in their position would exercise under…

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