More Than 40% Of Attacks Abuse SSL Encryption

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A new study from A10 and the Ponemon Institute found that 80% of respondents say their organizations have been the victim of a cyberattack or malicious insiders in the past year — and 41% of the attacks have used encryption to evade detection. In addition, 75% say malware hidden within encrypted traffic is a risk to their organizations.

At issue: The report found that SSL encryption not only hides data from would-be hackers but also from common security tools.

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