According to a report by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of an organizational data breach in 2014 is $5.4 million. At the same time, Cisco's 2014 Midyear Security Report has found that new exploit kits are appearing and that attacks against point-of-sale systems are on the rise.
This post was originally published by Bruce Morton & Erik Costlow on the CA Security Council blog. We have recently discussed the benefits of code signing in two posts: Securing Software Distribution with Digital Signatures and Improving Code Signing. These posts covered the role of code signatures as a “digital shrinkwrap” designed to answer a simple question: Did the software I amDecember 11, 2013 in Code Signing