Encryption & Key Management , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Security Operations

Crypto Agility: Its Importance to IoT

Ted Shorter of CSS on the Need to Update Cryptographic Keys
Ted Shorter, CTO, Certified Security Solutions

What is crypto agility, and why is it so important to IoT? Ted Shorter of Certified Security Solutions offers an explanation.

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Shorter:

  • Describes the importance of being able to update cryptographic keys;
  • Outlines a method for creating an inventory of keys;
  • Discusses building quantum-resistant algorithms.

Shorter is CTO at Certified Security Solutions, where he's responsible for CSS' intellectual property development efforts. He helps align CSS' security focus with the changing security landscape. Prior to taking on the CTO role, he led the identity and access practice for CSS and served as a principal consultant.


About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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