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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. There is some truth in this post. A corollary is the mommy/daddy principle. I'll ask mommy and if I don't get the answer I want I'll ask daddy.
    Network Security Blog >> I'll do anything! Absolutely anything!
    Tags: ( general )
  2. The CFP for Metricon is open.
    Mini Metricon 4.5 Call For Participation << The New School of Information Security
    Tags: ( conferences cfp metricon )
  3. This is a must see.
    YouTube - Marcus J. Ranum on Cloud Computing Security
    Tags: ( cloud humor )
  4. Here is the mother lode of cheat sheets. Focused on developers, but there are a few that are security related.
    Cheat Sheet and Quick Reference Card Directory | devcheatsheet.com - Cheat Sheets for Developers.
    Tags: ( cheatsheet )
  5. This is the author's page regarding the SSL/TLS vulnerability just announced. It was a bit more reader friendly and promises to be so again, but the information is still there.
    extendedsubset.com
    Tags: ( tls ssl vulnerability )

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Kevin

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Good morning everybody! How about an early dose of the Bits? 🙂

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

  1. A nice post by Bill that speaks to an important point. We don't have to be perfect, but we have to be willing to try to be.
    A Tale of Two Vendors or Security Sells : The Security Catalyst
    Tags: ( general )
  2. Time to patch your Firefox. This version addresses the 0-day used at CanSecWest to exploit Firefox.
    Firefox 3.08 Released - Security Watch
    Tags: ( firefox patches vulnerability )
  3. This Network World article points to a report released yesterday "Tracking GhostNet: Investigating a Cyber Espionage Network." From the report:
    "This report documents the GhostNet - a suspected cyber espionage network of over 1,295 infected computers in 103 countries, 30% of which are high-value targets, including ministries of foreign affairs, embassies, international organizations, news media, and NGOs."
    Deep computer-spying network touched 103 countries - Network World
    Tags: ( espionage )
  4. Want to know if you skill set is in demand? Here is a list of the top 10  Network World pulled from a recent Foote Partners survey.
    Top 10 technology skills - Network World
    Tags: ( career )
  5. The Yubikey is a nifty little tool that I ran across as RSA Europe last fall. Xavier has posted a nice tutorial on using one to authenticate to a Linux machine.
    /dev/random >> Blog Archive >> Yubikey Authentication on Linux
    Tags: ( tools yubikey )
  6. The Call for Papers is open for Metricon. If you are into metrics, go submit something.
    Emergent Chaos: Metricon 4.0 Call for Papers
    Tags: ( conference metricon cfp )

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Kevin

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