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Weekly Rewind – (ISC)2, Home Internet Security, NIST & More…

June 6, 2014
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Weekly Rewind – (ISC)2, Home Internet Security, NIST & More…

Welcome to another edition of our Weekly Rewind – where we summarize all our posts from the last week. The top stories this week were 3) “NIST Requesting Feedback on Draft SHA-3 Hash Algorithm”, 2) “Home Internet Security – Part I: Setting Up the Onion”, and 1) “(ISC)2′s Lack of Experience”. If you missed...
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NIST Requesting Feedback on Draft SHA-3 Hash Algorithm

June 5, 2014
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NIST Requesting Feedback on Draft SHA-3 Hash Algorithm

NIST recently released their draft for the FIPS 202 standard, otherwise known as the SHA-3 hash, and are requesting public comment. Based on the Keccak algorithm the new standard provides six hash functions, including four fixed length and two extendable ones. The comment period ends on August 26th so don’t delay. via Net-Security.org The...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 6-2-2014

June 2, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 6-2-2014

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 our Calendar and in this post, let us know through our Submit Event form...
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Weekly Rewind – TrueCrypt, Forget this Network, NIST & More…

May 30, 2014
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Weekly Rewind – TrueCrypt, Forget this Network, NIST & More…

Welcome to another edition of our Weekly Rewind – where we summarize all our posts from the last week. The top stories this week were 3) “NIST Offers Draft Security Engineering Guidance”, 2) “Forget this Network – The Unfortunate Best Solution”, and 1) “TrueCrypt Mystery”. If you missed anything or happened to be offline,...
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NIST Offers Draft Security Engineering Guidance

May 28, 2014
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NIST Offers Draft Security Engineering Guidance

It’s nice to see NIST offer some official guidance on this aspect of security, where we build security in versus tacking it on at the end. Don’t expect anything new as organizations have been doing this for the past decade or so. Those select few are but a tiny percentage however and hopefully NIST’s...
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TrueCrypt Mystery

May 28, 2014
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TrueCrypt

Fascinating discussions going on today about one of our all time favorite tools, TrueCrypt… If you haven’t heard, the TrueCrypt site is down and redirecting to a SourceForge page recommending to stop using it and providing instructions for migrating to Microsoft BitLocker. Here’s a snip-it from that page. WARNING: Using TrueCrypt is not secure...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 5-26-2014

May 26, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 5-26-2014

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 our Calendar and in this post, let us know through our Submit Event form...
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Weekly Rewind – Infosec Interview Questions, US DoJ, Incident Management & More…

May 24, 2014
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Weekly Rewind – Infosec Interview Questions, US DoJ, Incident Management & More…

Welcome to another edition of our Weekly Rewind – where we summarize all our posts from the last week. The top stories this week were 3) “Practice Incident Management – Not Incident Response”, 2) “US DoJ China Charges, a Small Formality in Something Much Bigger”, and 1) “Favorite Infosec Interview Questions”. If you missed...
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US DoJ China Charges, a Small Formality in Something Much Bigger

May 19, 2014
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Eric Holder

You have probably already read about US Department of Justice (DoJ) Attorney General Eric Holder formally charging five Chinese military persons of economic espionage against Westinghouse, SolarWorld, U.S. Steel, ATI, USW, and Alcoa. Many in the industry and beyond find this accusation absolutely absurd given the current allegations against the US. We are accusing them of...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 5-12-2014

May 12, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 5-12-2014

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 our Calendar and in this post, let us know through our Submit Event form...
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