Interesting Information Security Bits for 11/24/2008

by kriggins on November 24, 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. This has potential to be a big problem. Check it out.
    Researchers find vulnerability in Windows Vista - Network World
  2. Looks like Trend Micro is doing something right. They have been named as Computer Reseller News' 'Security Vendor of the Year'. Congrats to all involved.
    Trend micro as security vendor of the year award >> Computer internet security
  3. The first in a series of articles that will explore security in Windows 7.
    Security in Windows 7: Setup - Reviews by PC Magazine
  4. Second article in on Windows 7 security.
    Security in Windows 7: UAC and You - Reviews by PC Magazine
  5. Third article on Windows 7 and security.
    Security in Windows 7: Firewall and Networking - Reviews by PC Magazine
  6. The ITSecurityGuy points out a fun questionnaire that you can use the next time you have to interview a consultant.
    The IT Security Guy: Do You Trust That IT Security Consultant?
  7. An interesting exploration of data execution protection (DEP). It might not be present when you think it is.
    VRT: Fun with SSDT Hooks and DEP
  8. This is an interesting tool. Check it out, 5 distros in one.
    Dr. InfoSec: SUMO Linux - New Multi-OS Distro
  9. This is a pretty neat idea. I like it.
    TaoSecurity: Digital Asset Scorecards
  10. A nice way to limit secure file copy using ssh.
    secure file uploading with scponly | Robert Penz Blog

That's it for today. Have fun!

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