NIST Standardizes Ascon Cryptographic Algorithm for IoT and Other Lightweight Devices

Feb 08, 2023Ravie LakshmananEncryption / IoT Security The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced that a family of authenticated encryption and hashing algorithms known as Ascon will be standardized for lightweight cryptography applications. “The chosen algorithms are designed to protect information created and transmitted by the Internet of Things (IoT), including…

Unpatched Security Flaws Disclosed in Multiple Document Management Systems

Feb 08, 2023Ravie LakshmananVulnerability Management Multiple unpatched security flaws have been disclosed in open source and freemium Document Management System (DMS) offerings from four vendors LogicalDOC, Mayan, ONLYOFFICE, and OpenKM. Cybersecurity firm Rapid7 said the eight vulnerabilities offer a mechanism through which “an attacker can convince a human operator to save a malicious document on…