Interesting Information Security Bits for 11/14/2008

by kriggins on November 14, 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. RSA Conference 365: RSA Conference Blog: Ramping up for RSA Conference 2009
    Looks like registration opens today for RSA Conference 2009 in San Francisco. Press registration doesn't open until January for those interested.
  2. Interview with the SANS CEO - Part I: INFOSEC in Rural Areas
    Jeff had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Steven Northcutt. This is the first part of that interview. Well worth spending a few minutes to read.
  3. The Dark Visitor >> Chinese hacker attack flowchart
    As has been mentioned in other arenas, the online criminal community is no longer just a bunch of script kiddies. They are organized, focused and have good processes. This flowchart is a good example.
  4. PCI Blog - Compliance Demystified >> Blog Archive >> Visa sets global PCI DSS deadlines
    Check out this article so you will be aware of some upcoming global deadlines that relate to PCI DSS.
  5. Emergent Chaos: SDL Announcements
    There is some very cool stuff going on in SDL. New tools, models, and support networks.
  6. Google patches Chrome file-stealing bug
    Yup, Google also has to patch a browser.
  7. Apple plays catch-up, ads anti-fraud safeguard to Safari
    Apple joins the rest of the worlds browsers by finally offering anti-fraud functionalitly.
  8. AVG slaps Trojan label on Adobe Flash * The Register
    Looks like AVG really needs to get a handle on the quality assurance testing. Yet another miss-labeled file that breaks systems.

That's it for today. Have fun!

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