Interesting Information Security Bits for 12/04/2008

by kriggins on December 4, 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. Xavier points us to another fun read.
    /dev/random >> Blog Archive >> Synjunkie: The Story of an Insider
  2. Some interesting thoughts and insights that apply to more than just databases.
    Let's be smart about patching databases | Zero Day | ZDNet.com
  3. As usual, Alex has a thought provoking piece posted. Some good stuff in there.
    What is a Wise Risk Decision Worth? or ISO 27001 KPIs Follow Up | RiskAnalys.is
  4. If you don't already have a handle on managing and security your virtualized infrastructure, you'd better get started coming up with a plan. It's only going to get worse as more and more VMs get setup.
    Gartner predicts that the installed base of VMs will grow more than tenfold between 2007 and 2011 | virtualization.info
  5. Time to update Java if the auto-updater hasn't already.
    Sun patches at least 14 bugs in Java
  6. A nice walk-through of an incident response.
    Responding to a Brute Force SSH Attack
  7. Get ready to get your beta on. Several betas of Microsoft software to be released soon.
    Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, and Windows 7 Betas Soon - Security Watch
  8. I was going to post about this but Christofer beat me to it. He says what I was going to say better that I would have said it 🙂
    Rational Survivability: CloudSQL - Accessing Datastores in the Sky using SQL...
  9. A nice little video on information security awareness. Very clever.
    /dev/random >> Blog Archive >> The Duhs of Security

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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