Security startup finds stolen data on the ‘Dark Web’

Finding stolen data on the Internet is often the first sign of a breach, and a Baltimore-based startup says it has developed a way to find that data faster and more securely.

The company is called Terbium Labs, named after a malleable, silver-gray element. CEO Danny Rogers and CTO Michael Moore say they’re taking a large scale, computational approach to finding pilfered data.

Terbium’s product, Matchlight, uses data fingerprinting techniques to create hashes of an organization’s data in fragments as small as 14 bytes. Only those hashes — which can’t be transformed back into the original data — are stored by Terbium.

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Read more: Security startup finds stolen data on the ‘Dark Web’

Story added 3. June 2015, content source with full text you can find at link above.