Welcome to the weekly post where I take the opportunity to expound on just about anything. Never fear, there is always a dedicated Infosec portion for those that don't care about anything else
Here are a few links if you'd like to skip to a particular part of the post.
This time, like all times, is a very good one if we but know what to do with it.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
To CISSP or not to CISSP
There is a continuing theme that plays out periodically about the value of the CISSP certification. I hold this certification and will continue to do so. The two links below express, better than most, how I also feel about the CISSP and certifications in general.
It is becoming more and more of an issue, one which we cannot ignore. Mike has a post up over at Securosis that you should give a gander.
Remote Shell on an Android Device
Following on the theme of mobile data security is this video of Immunity, Inc. getting a remote shell on an Android based device. Lots of good points in this video independent of the demonstration.
Panda Labs 2010 Annual Report
The Panda Labs Annual Report for 2010 is available.
I decided to start a new project this year. It is called Project 365 and it means taking a picture everyday and posting it online. For those who are interested, you can follow along at http://project365.kevinriggins.com.
As the about page at the site mentioned above says, this project is to help me grow my skills as an amateur photographer. One of the things I really want to learn more about is the use of off-camera light. If you are interested in this too, check out the Strobist website. His Lighting 101 series is a must read if you are starting down this path.
That's it for this week. I hope you found something that piqued your interest.
As always, comments welcome below or you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you prefer.