Interesting Information Security Bits for 02/03/2009

by kriggins on February 3, 2009

in Interesting Bits

Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.

Here are today's Interesting Information Security Bits from around the web.

  1. Via Bruce Schneier. Another one to add to the reading pile.
    Probing the Improbable: Methodological Challenges for Risks with Low Probabilities and High Stakes
    Tags: ( risk measuring )
  2. Part three of Rich and Alane's model for justifying data security to the business. Interesting reading.
    The Business Justification for Data Security: Risk Estimation | securosis.com
    Tags: ( risk management )
  3. Time to buy that shielded wallet or purse.
    Drive-By 'War Cloning' Attack Hacks Electronic Passports, Driver's Licenses - DarkReading
    Tags: ( rfid cloning )
  4. Playing with XSL injection. Looks like some interesting things can be done there.
    Acunetix Web Application Security Blog >> The hidden dangers of XSLTProcessor - Remote XSL injection
    Tags: ( injection xsl )
  5. I pointed out an article yesterday that talked about a common encryption standard being adopted by hard drive manufacturers. The flip side of that is mentioned in this article, data recovery and forensics could get much harder.
    New disk encryption standards could complicate data recovery
    Tags: ( forensics encryption data recovery harddrive )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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