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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. This is a great article that peeks into the realities of whether secure coding is less expensive than fixing vulnerabilities after they are detected in production.
    Jeremiah Grossman: Mythbusting, Secure code is less expensive to develop
    Tags: ( cost secure-coding )
  2. You should be aware that you may get IE8 whether you want it or not.
    Security Fix - Microsoft Pushing Out IE8 Through Auto Update
    Tags: ( microsoft patches ie8 )
  3. A nice how-to on using nmap and Nessus together to produce command line Nessus scans.
    Tenable Network Security: Using Nmap Results With Nessus Batch Scanning
    Tags: ( nmap nessus )
  4. Bill gives us some really good advice on how to avoid being the one that needs to look for that new job.
    Career Advice for Security Geeks, Part 1 : The Security Catalyst
    Tags: ( career )
  5. A very nice article regarding what happens when nothing happens.
    The Irony Of Preventing Security Failures - Hacked Off - Dark Reading
    Tags: ( spending )

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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. Kees was tasked to put together a short presentation to introduce "Some Information Security Challenges in Cloud Computing." First, the info is good. You should go read it. Second, he shared his high level process for creating a presentation, which is similar to how I go about it. And finally, he shares the actual presentation with us. You really need to check it out. The design is wonderful.
    Brief introduction to challenges in Cloud Security - Kees Leune Information Security Blog
    Tags: ( cloud presentations )
  2. A few tips on deploying IE8 in your corporate environment. Good stuff and I definitely agree with the author regarding disabling private browsing.
    The Security Kitchen >> Deploying IE8 in your corporate environment.
    Tags: ( ie8 )
  3. An interesting blog post about some facets of the Opera Mini browser; the one you can put on your mobile devices. Things I was not aware of. You should read this and then decide if your use of the browser is appropriate.
    un-excogitate.org >> Blog Archiv >> The Risks of Opera Mini
    Tags: ( browser opera-mini )
  4. Chris takes on an interesting issue with some current terminology being used in reference to cloud computing.
    Rational Survivability >> The Vagaries Of Cloudcabulary: Why Public, Private, Internal & External Definitions Don't Work...
    Tags: ( cloud )

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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. Here is a description of day two of the pwn2own contest.
    TippingPoint | DVLabs | Pwn2Own Day 2
    Tags: ( pwn2own )
  2. An interesting look at an exploit generating toolkit.
    Finjan MCRC Blog 2009 - A strike for lucky - LuckySploit Toolkit Exposed
    Tags: ( exploits )
  3. Microsoft released IE8 yesterday. This article talks about some of the security features present.
    Internet Explorer 8 includes a bevy of security features
    Tags: ( ie8 )
  4. Lots of fun peaking at the inside of the Linksys router.
    Dissecting the WRT54G version 8
    Tags: ( hardware hacking )
  5. A nice rebuttal by Chris.
    Stuart King - Information Security Annoyances - Response 1 << Risktical Ramblings
    Tags: ( awareness )
  6. Ryan has a great interview of Charlie Miller, one of the winners of the pwn2own contest at CanSecWest.
    Questions for Pwn2Own hacker Charlie Miller | Zero Day | ZDNet.com
    Tags: ( interview )

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Kevin

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