12 January 2016

The French national digital security strategy, announced October 16th, 2015 by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, is designed to support the digital transition of French society. It is also an unprecedented impulse that places France as a leader in promoting a road map for European digital strategic autonomy.

Security Recommendations for TLS

6 February 2017

The TLS* protocol is one of the most widespread solutions for protecting network traffic. The new TLS guide is intended for all audiences wishing to become familiar with (or interact with) this protocol.

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Security Recommendations for TLS

6 February 2017

In this client–server model, the application data is encapsulated in such a way as to ensure confidentiality and integrity of the exchanges. The server is necessarily authenticated, and additional functions allow for authenticating the client when such a need has been identified. Since the appearance of its predecessor SSL** in 1995, TLS has been adopted […]

BGP configuration best practices

22 March 2016

It is intended first and foremost for BGP router administrators, as well as for those familiar with the BGP deployment architectures. Readers who would like information about the BGP protocol may refer to the report from the French observatory of Internet resilience.

The Infinitely Delegating Name Servers (iDNS) Attack

22 February 2016

The French Network and Information Security Agency (ANSSI) identified a critical vulnerability in the three major open-source DNS recursive nameservers : BIND, Unbound and PowerDNS Recursor. This vulnerability allows attackers to perform denial of service attacks against the vulnerable implementations or to take advantage of the vulnerable implementations to perform distributed denial of service attacks […]

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