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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