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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. Robert has a nice exploration of Intel's new processor named Nehalem.
    Errata Security: Nehalem vs. IDS
    Tags: ( hardware intel cpu )
  2. Andy speaks some truth about the user's responsibility in the security equation.
    Are we being irresponsible? >> Andy ITGuy
    Tags: ( awareness )
  3. The start of what looks to be a neat series. lsof is an awesome tool.
    Black Fist Security: *nix command of the day
    Tags: ( tools unix )
  4. Here is an interesting story about a different cyber-crime target. Still very lucrative.
    Hackers Steal Millions in Carbon Credits | Threat Level | Wired.com
    Tags: ( crime )
  5. This is a really good read.
    Jeremiah Grossman: The Web won't be safe, let alone secure, unless we break it
    Tags: ( wepabbsec )
  6. Securosis is looking for participants for some closed surveys. Check this out if you want to help.
    Securosis Blog | Need Brains. User Brains
    Tags: ( surveys )
  7. Want to setup and virtual network security testing lab? Check this out.
    In Lieu of... << Laz3rNet
    Tags: ( lab how-to )
  8. Windows 2008/7 offers new functionality that may help ease the pain of service accounts. (Hat tip: @grey_area)
    Service Accounts Step-by-Step Guide
    Tags: ( windows )

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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. Matasano has a challenge for you. Find the problem with this C++ code.
    Matasano Security LLC - Chargen - A C++ Challenge
    Tags: ( challenge exploit )
  2. Trying to setup a lab environment for pen testing and general security learning efforts. Check out this authors efforts so far.
    Virtual lab machines << Infosanity's Blog
    Tags: ( lab )
  3. Trying to figure out which NSM product is the right one for you? Richard has some thoughts on how to do just that. No brands or vendors mentioned, just characteristics and platforms.
    TaoSecurity: NSM in Products
    Tags: ( nsm )
  4. Here is an interesting list you can compare your scanner, or the scanner you are evaluating, against.
    IBM Rational Application Security Insider: Web Application Security Scanner Evaluation Criteria v1.0 released!
    Tags: ( scanners )
  5. Dark Reading has a new Tech Center devoted to vulnerability management news and analysis.
    Vulnerability Management Tech Center: News and Analysis
    Tags: ( vulnerability-management )
  6. Hoff says what I've been thinking. Everything isn't cloud and every failure isn't the cloud's fault.
    Cloud: The Other White Meat... | Rational Survivability
    Tags: ( cloud )

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. Time to patch your OpenView installations.
    HP patches critical OpenView flaws
    Tags: ( vulnerability patches hp openview )
  2. A nice list of some free tools. I was not aware of a couple.
    8 Great Free Security Tools - Network World
    Tags: ( tools )
  3. A good walk-through on setting up a lab for testing VoIP stuff.
    How to set up a VoIP lab (on a shoe string) << EnableSecurity
    Tags: ( voip testing lab )
  4. You must look at this. Absolutely hilarious.
    Bringing You Only the Best in Security Network Diagrams | The Guerilla CISO
    Tags: ( humor general )
  5. Some good thoughts on setting up a penetration testing security lab.
    DIY Pentesting Lab - Evil Bytes Blog - Dark Reading
    Tags: ( security testing lab )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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Kevin

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