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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...
‘Cattle-not-pet’ system management could have prevented Atlanta’s ransomware attack
Dive Brief: Atlanta's March ransomware attack is leading many to believe this is the worst...
ZIPcrypt: Desktop Encryption and Compression Utility
Secure Channels Launches Desktop Encryption Utility ZIPcrypt™ Featuring XOTIC®
Secure Channels Launches Desktop Encryption Utility ZIPcrypt™ featuring XOTIC®™ extreme...

URGENT WARNING: How To Protect Every Lazy U.S. Citizen From Cyber Attack

Published on December 10, 2018 Steve Morgan Publisher at Cybersecurity Ventures, the world’s...
Gemalto

InfoSecurity Quotes CEO Richard Blech: Gemalto Hack

Gemalto SIM Cards Hacked by American, British Spies Gemalto, one of the world’s largest...
Secure Channels

Secure Channels Adds to Technical Team in 2016

Irvine, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 11/08/2016 -- Cyber security firm Secure Channels, Inc. has had...

XOTIC® and your Business

 

  • XOTIC® Cryptosystem encryption is stronger, faster, and lighter-weight than existing standardized encryption algorithms
  • Crypto-agile cryptosystem allows users the choice between native XOTIC® or FIPS-Compliant XOTIC® encryption

Technology in the News

How to Avoid the Top Three Causes of Data Breaches in 2019

What's the price of unprotected IT infrastructure? Cybercrime Magazine says that global damages will surpass $6 billion as soon as 2021. Here we'll go through some of the most frequent and emerging causes of data breaches in 2019 and see how to address them in a...

Google confirms ‘quantum supremacy’ breakthrough

Google has officially announced that it’s achieved quantum supremacy in a new article published in the scientific journal Nature. The announcement comes exactly one month after it initially leaked, when Google’s paper was accidentally published early.Did you enjoy...

NordVPN confirms it was hacked

NordVPN, a virtual private network provider that promises to “protect your privacy online,” has confirmed it was hacked. The admission comes following rumors that the company had been breached.Did you enjoy this article? Then read the full version from the author's...

We asked a hacker to try and steal a CNN tech reporter’s data. Here’s what happened

I share, therefore I am. I am the kind of person who posts Instagram photos (filtered, of course) from my vacation. I am also the kind of person who tweets about buying an overly-expensive piece of furniture because I fell for a sleek online ad about how it would...

Newsrooms, let’s talk about G Suite

There are many legitimate reasons to give administrators this far-reaching ability to organize and retain user data, such as compliance with legal requests. All of this logging and retention functionality may also help your organization’s administrators monitor for...

In the last 10 months, 140 local governments, police stations and hospitals have been held hostage by ransomware attacks

The attack starts, innocently enough, with an email. But when someone clicks the link inside, hackers quickly take over. CNN's Tina Burnside, Kevin Collier, Pierre Meihan, Faith Karimi, Eli Watkins and Zachary Cohen contributed to this story. Did you enjoy this...

Cloud Breaches Like Capital One Will Strike At Self-Driving Cars

The news has covered yet another breach of systems security that involves the theft of massive amounts of data, in this case impacting an estimated 100 million customers of Capital One Financial Corp. In the past, the public might have reacted vociferously in outright...

Siemens-Poneman Study: Cyber attacks on power utilities are growing in numbers, complexity

The cybersecurity risks against critical power infrastructure seems to be worsening, as a new study indicates that 56 percent of respondents reported their companies suffered one or more shutdowns or loss of operational data per year. Did you enjoy this article? Then...

Hack Breaks PDF Encryption, Opens Content to Attackers

Researchers in Germany have invented a new hack that can allow someone to break the encryption of PDF files and access their content  — or even forge signed PDF files under certain circumstances. Did you enjoy this article? Then read the full version from the author's...

‘Harvesting Attacks’ & the Quantum Revolution

Stockpiles of stolen information sitting in foreign databases are ready to be exposed the minute there's a working quantum computer in five to ten years. The time to act is now. The Information Age replaced industrial equipment with data. Did you enjoy this article?...

SCI Solutions Using XOTIC® Technology

SCI Subsidiaries Using XOTIC® Technology

What is XOTIC®?

  • XOTIC is a “Hybrid” cryptosystem comprised of known cryptographic building blocks
  • XOTIC is flexible and ultralightweight and can be coded to work in various applications or embedded into devices where traditional encryption would be
  • Packaged with CSPRNG or QRNG to protect against upcoming advances in Quantum computing
  • Encryption strength can fixed or modulated between DIAL-1 (512-bit) to DIAL-9 (131,126-bit) settings, commercially available in DIAL-1 (512-bit) to DIAL-4 (4096-bit)
  • Not susceptible to standard (negative response) Brute-Force attacks as queries always produce a positive response