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Job: Federal Chief Information Security Officer in Washington, DC

February 9, 2016
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Job: Federal Chief Information Security Officer in Washington, DC

Looks like the White House is looking to fill a CISO position finally… Don’t forget … please list NovaInfosec.com as the referral if you decide to apply. And if you are a company representative that is interested in posting your career opportunities here, head on over to our Job Board page for all the...
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Expanding Shortened URLs

February 8, 2016
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URL

My favorite shortened URL expander, UnMaskURL.com, stopped working recently. I’m not sure if it has been abandoned or if some maintenance just needs to be done. @evilfingers created this site years ago and I am thankful for the time and energy he has put...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 2-08-16

February 8, 2016
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meetup

Where do you want to be this week? Now you’ll always know with our “Where You Want to Be This Week” feature, which will tell you about infosec meetups happening in your local area as of Sunday night. If you would like your event listed in...
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Grecs’ Top 5 ShmooCon 2016 Video Picks

February 4, 2016
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Shmoo Eyes

In case you haven’t heard, The Shmoocon Group just announced the release of this year’s Shmoocon videos to Archive.org. With a host of talks I thought I would provide my picks if you are looking for somewhere to start. At #5 is “#thingswikfound #omarax:...
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EMET 5.5 Released

February 3, 2016
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EMET

It looks like the next version of this great tool has been released. It can be a little frustrating to configure but time and time again my pen tester associates say EMET is one of the top controls that stop them dead in their...
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QOTD: If You Can’t Protect, Then Don’t Collect

February 2, 2016
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If It Doesn't Fit, You Must Aquit

I’ve been thinking about this one for a while given all the breaches over the past few years – including a nod to Johnny Cochran of OJ Simpson murder trial fame and his artful catchphrase – “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.” Additionally,...
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Krebs’s 3 Basic Rules

February 1, 2016
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Padlock

What do you say when a non-technical friend or family member asks you how to stay secure on the Internet? My answer is usually to go search for Brian Krebs’ 3 basic rules. Although he is known for researching ATM skimmers, exposing pharmaceutical scams,...
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