Disaster Zone

Heartbleed--a security breach in the Open SSL Protocol

A new bug scaring the Internet.

by Eric Holdeman / April 10, 2014

Just last week Washington State Homeland Security Region 6 hosted a two day Cybersecurity event called Emerald Down, which is part of a multi-year effort by the Center for Regional Disaster Resilience (CRDR).  The consensus from our time spent together was that risks are increasing faster than cyber-preparedness measures.

Just yesterday the news was all about the Heartbleed a security breach in the open SSL protocol that is impacting a wide variety of systems and passwords connected to the Internet.

If you have not read anything on this latest risk see What You Need to Know About Heartbleed, the New Security Bug Scaring the Internet


Updated 4-10-14, 18:30Hrs EDT