Interesting Information Security Bits for 07/01/2009

by kriggins on July 1, 2009

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. Hmmm. Data leakage anybody? Didier is at it again.
    Embedding and Hiding Files in PDF Documents << Didier Stevens
    Tags: ( pdf )
  2. Looks like we need to tighten our belts when thinking about DR. Symantec has released their survey results.
    Symantec releases Disaster Recovery survey results - Security
    Tags: ( dr bcp symantec )
  3. Rybolov has a post up that really should be read. He points out that including regulatory/standards control language in a contract is not equivalent to a "buildable, testable, measurable, and achievable" security control.
    Your Security "Requirements" are Teh Suxxorz | The Guerilla CISO
    Tags: ( controls requirements )
  4. The first vulnerability in third party tools that use Twitter has been published.
    TwitPwn: MoTB #01: Multiple vulnerabilities in service
    Tags: ( twitter )
  5. GO READ THIS! NOW! It is great! (Don't drink while you read it!)
    BSOFH: All's fair in security and war.
    Tags: ( humor )
  6. Some interesting stuff on vulnerability scanning the cloud.
    Anton Chuvakin Blog - "Security Warrior": Vulnerability Scanning and Clouds/SaaS/IaaS/PaaS
    Tags: ( pci cloud )
  7. This is pretty cool. Write-ups on the DefCon 2009 CTF qualifiers.
    Defcon CTF Quals 2009 Writeups
    Tags: ( defcon ctf )
  8. This is great. Looking forward to hearing more about it in the future. Way to go Wesley!
    GhostExodus, the ETA, and a Control-Systems Incident at Carrell Clinic (Part 1) << McGrew Security Blog
    Tags: ( crime-doesnt-pay )
  9. Barclay's 2009 Interim Security Market report is out. The web page is a little confusing, but the pdf is for the 2009 report.
    Information Security Interim Market Report July 2009 - Barclay Simpson
    Tags: ( career )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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