Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.

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

  1. Amrit debunks 5 information security myths.
    The Top 5 Cyber Security Myths << Amrit Williams Blog
    Tags: ( general myths )
  2. WooHoo! Sourcefire celebrated 10 years last week.
    Sourcefire Network Security - Investor Relations - Press Release
    Tags: ( ids ips sourcefire )
  3. (via M. E. Kabay @ NetworkWorld) A list of information security maxims. Quite a hoot.
    Security Maxims [Vulnerability Assessment Team (VAT)] - Nuclear Engineering Division (Argonne)
    Tags: ( humor maxims )
  4. An exploitable DirectShow vulnerability has surface. There are some work-arounds though.
    Microsoft DirectShow is Vulnerable - F-Secure Weblog : News from the Lab
    Tags: ( directshow microsoft vulnerability )
  5. As usual, Jennifer makes a somewhat difficult topic easy to understand. This is particularly topical for me as I was just having this discussion with some folks last week.
    Understand the differences in network access control solutions
    Tags: ( nac )
  6. Richard is asking for some feedback on an Information Security Incident Rating scale he has developed. Take a peek and let him know what you think.
    TaoSecurity: Information Security Incident Rating
    Tags: ( breach data-leakage )
  7. Daniel shows us how to setup splunk as a remote syslog server.
    HOWTO: Use Splunk as Your Remote Syslog Server | dmiessler.com
    Tags: ( splunk syslog )
  8. Issue 21 is out.
    (IN)SECURE Magazine
    Tags: ( magazine insecure )

That's it for today. Have fun!

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