Cryptoscan is an encryption specific analysis, audit, and reporting tool that enables users to perform deeps inspections of assets for cryptographic artifacts. Cryptoscan scans servers, network services, and endpoints.

Cryptoscan helps organizations achieve compliance with data protection regulations, assess post quantum readiness, and detect and mitigate cryptographic threats like ransomware and malware.

In The News

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Cryptoscan and my Business

  • Proactively hunts, identifies, inventories and all cryptographic algorithms and certificates in the environment
  • Provides visibility into HOW and WHERE any form of encryption is being used in enterprise environments
  • Mitigates against crypto-threats where traditional “security audit” tools fall short
  • Provides both Regulatory Compliance and Post-Quantum readiness scans and reporting

Technology in the News

Suspected State-Sponsored Hackers Pummel US and Australia

Dozens of companies in the U.S. and political parties in Australia have been targeted in recent attacks that appear to have state sponsorship. Did you enjoy this article? Then read the full version from the author's...

Chinese and Iranian Hackers Renew Their Attacks on U.S. Companies

SAN FRANCISCO — Businesses and government agencies in the United States have been targeted in aggressive attacks by Iranian and Chinese hackers who security experts believe have been energized by President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal la Did you enjoy...

Over 92 Million New Accounts Up for Sale from More Unreported Breaches

All these numbers…. Now, a new set of databases containing millions of hacked accounts from several websites has been made available for sale on the dark web marketplace by the same hacker who goes by online alias Gnosticplayers. Did you enjoy this article? Then read...

620 million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites now for sale on dark web, seller boasts

Exclusive Some 617 million online account details stolen from 16 hacked websites are on sale from today on the dark web, according the data trove's seller. Did you enjoy this article? Then read the full version from the author's...

Cybercriminals Exploit Gmail Feature to Scale Up Attacks

Criminals are taking advantage of Gmail's 'dots don't matter' feature to set up multiple fraudulent accounts on websites, using variations of the same email address, Agari says. Did you enjoy this article? Then read the full version from the author's...

191 Million US Voter Registration Records Leaked In Mystery Database

A whitehat hacker has uncovered a database sitting on the Web containing various pieces of personal information related to 191 million American citizens registered to vote. Did you enjoy this article? Then read the full version from the author's...

Cloud Customers Faced 681M Cyberattacks in 2018

The most common attacks involved software vulnerabilities, stolen credentials, Web applications, and IoT devices. Cloud customers were hit with 681 million cyberattacks last year, according to analysts at cloud security provider Armor, which recently analyzed cloud...

7 Key Elements of a Successful Encryption Strategy

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Data breach attack surfaces to expand in 2019

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Mother of All Breaches Exposes 773 Million Emails, 21 Million Passwords

There’s no shortage of data breaches these days, but this one should make you sit up and pay attention. The newly discovered “Collection #1" is the largest public data breach by volume, with 772,904,991 unique emails and 21,222,975 unique...

What is Cryptoscan?


  • Encryption-specific audit & assessment tool
  • Does what other assessment tools can’t
  • Performs deep inspection for cryptographic artifacts
  • Scans network services, servers, endpoints
  • Executive dashboard for daily use & monitoring
  • Extensive reporting options:
    • Legitimate, weak, or missing encryption
    • Rogue encryption (likely ransomware)