Interesting Information Security Bits for 10/17/2008

by kriggins on October 18, 2008

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. The IT Security Guy: Autumn 2008 Edition of 2600 on Newstands
    Looks the Autumn 2008 edition of 2600 is out already. Go get yours.
  2. StillSecure, After All These Years: StillSecure, After all these years, Podcast 59 - Mike Murray
    Alan and Mitchell have a new podcast up. Mike Murray visits with them about the impact current economic conditions might have on the security market.
  3. C S R C - Systems Administration
    NIST has released their Guide to Securing Microsoft Windows XP. Always good stuff.

    Hat tip: @danphilpott

  4. USB Goodies 2008 -
    This is an awesome list of goodies for infosec and information technology peoples. Ah, who am I kidding, it's a great list of goodies for any geek 🙂 The tools will soon be available as a downloadedable package on BitTorrent.
  5. - Computer Security Division - Computer Security Resource Center
    From the webpage:
    The intent of the assessment case is to provide helpful information and purposefully not to limit the flexibility of an assessor in applying his or her own judgment as to the 'right' set of assessor actions to assess a control in a specific information system or organization. Rather, the assessment cases provide worked examples for organizations to use in developing their assessment plans.
  6. Uncommon Sense Security: Security Twits Road Trip Photos
    A group of Security Twits recently hopped in an RV together and made the trip to DayCon. Here are the pictures from the trip.
  7. Survey: 88% of Mumbai's wireless networks easy to compromise | Zero Day |
    Not good, not good at all.

That's it for today. Have fun!

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