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Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.

Here are today's Interesting Information Security Bits from around the web.

  1. Some good information on performing forensics on Google's browser, Chrome.
    Google Chrome Forensics
    Tags: ( forensics chrome google )
  2. Recon is looking for talk submissions.
    The Professional Security Testers Warehouse for the GPEN GSEC GCIH GREM CEH QISP Q/ISP OPST CPTS - REC0N 2010 MONTREAL CANADA JULY 9-11
    Tags: ( recon conferences cfp )
  3. Craig asks a really good question, "Is Cloud Computing Right for Your Business?"
    Is Cloud Computing Right for Your Business? : The Security Catalyst
    Tags: ( cloud )
  4. The guys over at SANS Computer Forensics are starting a new weekly feature where they point out interesting forensics tidbits from around the internet.
    Digital Forensic Case Leads: Introductions
    Tags: ( forensics )
  5. This is a neat analysis of an exploit that has multiple levels of obfuscation.
    An In-Depth Exploit Analysis on Multilayer Obfuscations - Security Labs Blog
    Tags: ( exploit analysis )
  6. The presentations from Blackhat DC 2010 are starting to become available.
    Black Hat (r) Technical Security Conference: DC 2010 // Archives
    Tags: ( blackhatdc presentations archives )
  7. Ever want to play with your own botnet? Here you go, a nice learning tool.
    KreiosC2 - DigiNinja
    Tags: ( botnet research testing )
  8. A new version of Dradis is available. This is a handy collaborative documentation sharing tool that is very helpful in incident response and forensic work. Works well for other situations too.
    dradis - Effective Information Sharing
    Tags: ( dradis tools )
  9. Whoops. Not so hard for somebody to spy on your blackberry.
    Is Your BlackBerry App Spying on You?
    Tags: ( blackberry malware )
  10. Nifty stuff. A few very helpful regexes to have in your back pocket for your data mining efforts.
    JL's stuff: Forensic Regexes
    Tags: ( forensics regex )
  11. Interesting discussion on rescinding local admin rights on our end points.
    Securosis Blog | FireStarter: Admin access, buh bye
    Tags: ( local-admin )
  12. Interesting counterpoint to the post above about admin rights. I tend to agree with Rich's thoughts here.
    Securosis Blog | Counterpoint: Admin Rights Don't Matter the Way You Think They Do
    Tags: ( local-admin rights )
  13. I love to see this happen. Sensepost will no longer have a registration wall before their publicly available research and tool offerings. Wish more companies would go this route.
    Removing registration requirements
    Tags: ( general )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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First of all, this is my 300th post to the blog. WooHoo! I am simply amazed by that number and by the fact that I still enjoy doing this so much.

Anyway, good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.

Here are today's Interesting Information Security Bits from around the web.

  1. You can now control, to a certain extent, what and when some Google apps, including Chrome, will be updated via group policy objects.
    Google Changes Chrome Update Features - Security Watch
    Tags: ( google chrome updates )
  2. Got some extra equipment laying around? Johnny is looking for donations for the work they will be doing in Uganda.
    The equipment donation list | IHS
    Tags: ( general )
  3. Rich offers some thoughts on things to think about when securing medical records.
    Securosis Blog | Security Requirements for Electronic Medical Records
    Tags: ( medical )
  4. Matt has pulled together a bunch of links and posts with tips to getting into information security and what to do once you get there.
    A lot of Information Security Career Advice | MattJay Security
    Tags: ( career )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.

Here are today's Interesting Information Security Bits from around the web.

  1. You have (hopefully) an information security policy. You also have an (shame on you if you don't) acceptable use policy. How about a social media policy? Hat tip @agent0x0 who retweeted @koskim
    Should Your Company Have a Social Media Policy?
    Tags: ( policy social-media )
  2. Some nice tips on what to do and what not to do when you land that interview in today's difficult markets.
    10 Dos and Don'ts for Security Job Interviews - CSO Online - Security and Risk
    Tags: ( career interviewing )
  3. This is pretty nifty and a great way to maintain backwards compatibility with applications that require Windows XP to run when you move to Windows 7.
    Windows 7's XP Mode and Security
    Tags: ( windows-7 xp-mode )
  4. I don't own a Mac, so I have not read this article in depth. However, it certainly can't hurt to check it out and send it to those who do have Macs that might benefit from the information within.
    15 easy fixes for Mac security risks
    Tags: ( macosx securing )
  5. ENISA is conducting a security risk assessment of cloud computing. They are interested in your input. Go forth and opine on their survey.
    ENISA Cloud Risk Assessment: What Are Your Concerns about Cloud Computing? | Cloud Security
    Tags: ( cloud assessment enisa )
  6. Time to patch Firefox if you haven't already. For those running the beta, beta 4 is out also.
    Mozilla Updates Firefox, Now At Version 3.0.10
    Tags: ( vulnerability firefox patches )
  7. I attended part 1 and it was quite good. Check it out.
    The Ethical Hacker Network - Webcast: Modern Social Engineering Part II - Top 5 Ways to Manipulate Humans Over the Wire
    Tags: ( webcasts social-engineering )
  8. Chris's thoughts on the Verizon Breach report.
    2009 Verizon Breach Report << Risktical Ramblings
    Tags: ( verizon dbir )
  9. John talks about an interesting report that takes a look at the cost of a lost laptop. Not as obvious as you might think.
    The Real Costs Of Laptop Loss - Evil Bytes Blog - Dark Reading
    Tags: ( laptops )
  10. Dan's list of 10 add-ons that information security professionals might find helpful. I use several of them.
    10 Essential Firefox Plugins for the Infosec Professional | dmiessler.com
    Tags: ( firefox add-ons )
  11. Some nifty updates and changes in the Jeriko project. Check it out.
    Jeriko Group and Source Code Repository | GNUCITIZEN
    Tags: ( pentest jeriko )
  12. Time to patch your Chrome installations.
    Google Releases Chrome Browser Security Fix
    Tags: ( google chrome )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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