Menu

IoT FEATURE NEWS

Security Solution from Secret Double Octopus Goes Beyond Encryption

By Ken Briodagh November 24, 2015

Security is critical, especially if the IoT is to advance into full enterprise adoption and consumer trust circles. Well, encryption is one of the pathways to get there, and now Secret Double Octopus, a provider of keyless secure communications, has announced a solution that is designed to secure network traffic and authentication beyond the limitations of PKI, SSL and VPN.

Secret Double Octopus (What a name!) helps site-to-site, site-to-cloud, mobile and IoT initiatives overcome the vulnerabilities of most encryption protocols by using secret sharing, which eliminates the need for cryptographic keys and provides protection that experts have postulated as unbreakable.

Hackers are becoming more nimble and accessing ever growing computing power, while IoT and mobile exponentially increase endpoints beyond what can practically be secured with traditional protocols, such as PKI and certificate authorities.

“As hackers become more agile and gain access to increased computing power, the threat of key related exploits becomes even more prevalent,” said Tony Velleca, CIO, UST-Global. “The approach taken by Secret Double Octopus goes beyond traditional encryption and is strongly aligned with our vision for next generation security.”

Image via Pixabay

Secret Double Octopus is the first company to use secret sharing to build a network-focused security solution. This enables organizations to keep network traffic and authentication information-theoretically secure. Data is represented by random bits across multiple routes that only when assembled at its destination can be interpreted, hardening communications as a result.

“Well-publicized data breaches and security hacks underscore the need to more effectively secure critical networks,” said Raz Rafaeli, CEO, Secret Double Octopus. “By utilizing secret sharing, we’ve taken a new approach to security that eliminates the encryption key, an exploited single point of failure in today’s security paradigm.”

I say, let’s let the Octopus out of the bag. 




Edited by Kyle Piscioniere

Editorial Director

SHARE THIS ARTICLE
Related Articles

Smart, Connected Technologies in Dairy Industry the Key to Feeding Future Populations

By: Special Guest    8/14/2018

A dairy cow lumbering through a field seems to be the antithesis of high technology but sensors, AI, analytics, connectivity and the other elements of…

Read More

Servato Introduces Smart Power GE Rectifier and Battery Management Solution

By: Ken Briodagh    8/14/2018

Smart Power System Rectifier Offers Remote Battery Management in GE's Latest Rectifiers

Read More

Hack the Grid: It May Be Easier Than We Thought. Now What?

By: Special Guest    8/13/2018

Cybereason reported earlier this month that the Industrial Control System environments that handle energy may be easier to hack than even the most sea…

Read More

Constitutional Convention: Re-Imagining the Internet for Liberty, Justice and Privacy

By: Cynthia S. Artin    8/13/2018

On the day and on the site where the US Constitution was signed in 1787, a group of professors will be hosting the first Constitutional Summit Meeting…

Read More

Winners of the 2018 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Awards Announced

By: TMCnet News    8/13/2018

TMC, in conjunction with its partner Crossfire Media, today announced the winners of the 2018 IoT Product of the Year Award, presented by IoT Evolutio…

Read More