Interesting Information Security Bits for 11/17/2008

by kriggins on November 17, 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. Use these practices to significantly improve the security of your code.
    Top 10 Secure Coding Practices - CERT Secure Coding Standards
  2. Here are the secure coding standards for Java, C, and C++ developed by CERT.
    CERT Secure Coding Standards - CERT Secure Coding Standards
  3. A nifty free resource on secure programming in Linux and Unix environments.
    Secure Programming for Linux and Unix HOWTO -- Information on Creating Secure Software
  4. CG has part one posted of a neat walk-through on using metasploit to find out some things about oracle databases.
    Carnal0wnage Blog: Oracle Pwnage with the Metasploit Oracle Modules Part 1
  5. Jack points out that just because your brower is not keeping track of where you going (incognito in Chrome) doesn't mean that you are leaving no tracks.
    Uncommon Sense Security: Not so private "private browsing"
  6. SynJunkie has a very cool project going on. He is writing a demonstration or walk-through of a simulated pen test. Parts one and two are up. Very cool.
    SynJunkie: The Story of a Hack - Introduction
  7. This is an interesting concept.
    QuickStudy: Identity-based encryption
  8. This looks to be fun to play with.
    NetWitness To Release Free Cyber Forensics Software -- Network Forensics Security
  9. I have talked before about privacy and the amount of information that is present on the intarwebs previously. This article walks through an attempt to remove some of that info that you no longer want available on the nets.
    Deleting your digital past -- for good

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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