Interesting Information Security Bits for 08/18/2009

by kriggins on August 18, 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. Jack has a FAQ about about this bit of legislation that is a moving target.
    Uncommon Sense Security: Frequently Asked Question Regarding 201 CMR 17.00
    Tags: ( 2001-cmr-17.00 )
  2. We have all heard excuses for why it isn't necessary to embark on a path to bolster our application development programs with a bit of security specific effort. Jeremiah has put up great post that gives us a little ammunition for that discussion.
    Jeremiah Grossman: Overcoming Objections to an Application Security Program
    Tags: ( wepappsec )
  3. JJ has some content available on Tech Targets Network Security School on securing your network on a budget. You should check it out if you are in that boat. Ignore her comment about getting tired of listening to her, that won't happen, but go ahead and check out the other content too.
    Security Uncorked >> Network Security on a Budget: Video, Podcast and Tips
    Tags: ( network training )
  4. The "huh?" factor in this one is pretty staggering. Not the reporting of it, the actual thing being reported on.
    Law Enforcement Altered r00t-y0u Frontpage - SpywareGuide Greynets Blog
    Tags: ( general )
  5. Ron offers up some valuable thoughts on making sure we are doing what we do for the right reasons. The we being information security professionals.
    The GOAL of Security : The Security Catalyst
    Tags: ( general risk )
  6. A couple ways that malware/evil hackers can try to determine if you are in a virtual machine or not.
    Jeremiah Grossman: Web pages Detecting Virtualized Browsers and other tricks
    Tags: ( browser detection )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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