It’s that time of the week again: the time where we take a look at what local security bloggers have been up to. You can take a look at what local security bloggers have been up to but if you can’t get enough of the local security scene, check out our NovaInfosec Twits list for even more great security blogs and people to follow on Twitter.
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#3 -Did LinkedIn’s Lack of a CISO Lead to Breach?: LinkedIn suffered a security breach with no CSO/CISO. Click here to find out if this was a coincidence, or does this reaffirm the need for security representation at the C-level?
#2 -Whither United States Air Force Academy?: Why does the nation need service academies? Richard Bejtlich answers that question here
#1 -A Primer on Hashes – and why Salts are a Good Thing: Well after the LinkedIn incident, everyone is talking about Hashing/Salting password and Peter Hesse describes cryptographic salt in his latest’s post. Learn about cryptographic salt here