Author Archive | Matthew Lewis

Introducing Zcast

On behalf of Zimbra, I am happy to introduce Zcast. In this new podcast series, Zimbra CMO Olivier Thierry covers a variety of technology topics that relate, primarily, to open source software, communication technology, business/product strategy, cybersecurity and data protection. The first in the series is with Zimbra partner MailGuard, founded in 2001 by CEO […]

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Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys (FREAK)

Zimbra is aware of a newly disclosed SSL/TLS vulnerability that provides a potential malicious actor with a method to perform a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack — the vulnerability is being referred to as FREAK (Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys). For more information on the attack and how this applies to Zimbra, please head over to the […]

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General Availability: Zimbra Collaboration 8.6.0 Patch 1

Zimbra has released a patch for Zimbra Collaboration 8.6.0. You can find the full release notes and upgrade instructions on Zimbra.com. With this patch, comes an official assessment of Zimbra web client’s Mail App accessibility (as tested by the W3C), which will be an area of continued investment and have significant improvements in Zimbra Collaboration […]

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When is a Lock, Not a Lock?

January was an interesting month for cryptography. The UK Prime Minister made some very strong statements about digital communication, essentially calling for strong encryption to be shirked by providing law enforcement with a back door. The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the deprecation of several Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), one […]

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Ubiquitous to the Point of Transparency

The title is not very descriptive, or SEO friendly for that matter. But, it is meant more to evoke a thought — is it possible for a technology to become ubiquitous to a point where we no longer notice it in our daily lives and thus it becomes transparent to end users? In Benedict Evans […]

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