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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. Even something as simple as a route you use for your daily run can be a data leakage issue.
    Running into information << Techdulla
    Tags: ( data-leakage social-networking )
  2. If you have a wireless infrastructure based on Cisco APs, you will want to read this one.
    SkyJacking vulnerability discovered on Cisco APs - Security
    Tags: ( wireless cisco )
  3. Last year, for one of my Toastmasters speeches, I gave a quick 7 minute speech about data loss. For that talk, I used the on-line data loss db to grab a few numbers for a period of a week. During that time there were 8 or 9 incidents and several hundred thousand records lost. The majority of those incidents were caused not by malicious behavior, but by mistakes. That's what this article talks about too.
    IDC Report: Most Insider Leaks Happen By Accident - data leak prevention/Security - DarkReading
    Tags: ( data-leakage )
  4. Amazon has announced Virtual Private Clouds and the Hoff has some thoughts to share on the issue.
    Calling All Private Cloud Haters: Amazon Just Peed On Your Fire Hydrant... | Rational Survivability
    Tags: ( cloud private-cloud )
  5. Looks like a new open source project is going to be poking at GSM security.
    GSM to feel the heat from open source project - News - The H Security: News and features
    Tags: ( gsm mobile )
  6. Here are a couple of tips on implementing SharePoint with effective access control.
    Poor Microsoft SharePoint security permissions policies can derail deployments
    Tags: ( sharepoint )
  7. Rob Whiteley is looking for interesting stories about security shifts. Check out the article for what he is after.
    The Forrester Blog For Security & Risk Professionals
    Tags: ( general )

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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. Time to patch your Cisco routers.
    Cisco security updates squash router bugs
    Tags: ( cisco patches vulnerabilities )
  2. Didn't we just go through this in India?
    Canadian cops cry for BlackBerry wiretap * The Register
    Tags: ( surveillance blackberry )
  3. FileFix, malware that encrypts files on your system,  can be beat without having to shell out any cash. The article points to places where you can get utilities to decrypt your content.
    New ransomware holds Windows files hostage, demands $50
    Tags: ( malware ransomware )
  4. Rory shares some thoughts on input validation and output normalization. Good stuff.
    Thoughts on Secure Data Handling in web applications... - Rory.Blog
    Tags: ( webappsec filtering )
  5. A nice piece by Andy on the value of information security certifications. It can actually be applied to just about any industry.
    Opinion: Do industry certifications matter? - Security
    Tags: ( certification )

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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. Folks, please be careful what you put on your Facebook pages. Don't let something like this happen to you. Police: Facebook hacker gets student's nude photos Tags: ( privacy facebook )
  2. Some video of Dino Dai Zovi, Rich Mogull, Christofer Hoff being interviewed by Dennis Fisher on virtualization. Rational Survivability: Virtualization & Security: Disruptive Technologies - A Four Part Video Miniseries... Tags: ( virtualization )
  3. When to use the carrot and when to use the stick? Both good questions. Shrdlu has some advice for us. Carrot-sticks and security. Tags: ( enforcement )
  4. What happens when you need endpoint DLP on Windows, Mac and Linux all at once? The answer, nothing easy 😉 Is There Any DLP or Data Security On Mac/Linux? | securosis.com Tags: ( dlp )
  5. This looks to be like a whole lot of fun. If you are close, it should go on your list of things to do. HiR Information Report: Cowtown Computer Congress Grand Opening [Kansas City] Tags: ( hackerspace )
  6. Erik has part 3 of his securing Linux series up. Art of Information Security >> Secure Your Linux Host - Part 3: Why A Host Firewall ? Tags: ( linux )
  7. A nice beginning to what looks to be an interesting series. ShackF00 >> BS Filtering for CISOs: An Introduction Tags: ( ciso )

That's it for today. Have fun! Subscribe to my RSS Feed if you enjoy these daily Interesting Bits posts. 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. Time to patch your wlan controllers if they are made by Cisco.
    Cisco warns of four WLAN controller vulnerabilities - Network World
    Tags: ( vulnerability cisco patches wlan controllers )
  2. Looks like some new courses are going to be offered at SANSFIRE 2009.
    New Forensic Courses Offered at SANSFIRE 2009 << SANS Computer Forensics, Investigation, and Response
    Tags: ( forensics training sans )
  3. Interesting recap of the recent RBS Worldpay theft.
    Data Breach Notification Law Fail << SANS Computer Forensics, Investigation, and Response
    Tags: ( cybercrime )

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Kevin

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