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Local Security Community Strikes Big in 2nd MACH37 Cohort

April 1, 2014
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Local Security Community Strikes Big in 2nd MACH37 Cohort

Congrats to the new class of security startups over at MACH37. I’m sure some of us in the security community even know a few of them. Joe Klein is starting Disrupt6, which if you know anything about Joe, you know it is going to be something IPv6 related. In this case that assumption is...
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Global Cyber Attack Maps

April 1, 2014
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Global Cyber Attack Maps

Not really too much to say here except that there’s some great eye candy to show up on your dashboard when visitors come through. I especially like Cyber Warfare Real Time Map by Kaspersky  and Cyberfeed Live Botnet Map by AnubisNetworks for their visual appeal. Of course my all time favorites, although not as exciting...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 03-31-2014

March 30, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 03-31-2014

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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Is Open Source Software More Secure?

March 26, 2014
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Is Open Source Software More Secure?

This article caught my eye… Lasse Andresen of ForgeRock ponders why he thinks open source software is more secure than you think. I agree with many of his points however you need to understand a few things before reading his article and jumping all in to open source. First is my usual rant that “security”...
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Building Up Your SOC through Internal Training

March 26, 2014
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Building Up Your SOC through Internal Training

I’ve been doing some training lately and this little gem of an article on building up network analysts to staff a new Security Operations Center (SOC) caught my attention. One of the key points the author, Jack @jackcr Crook, made was it taking up to six months for a newer person just to be comfortable in...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 3-24-2014

March 24, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 3-24-2014

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 – DNS Root Zone, Linux, Apple TV & More…

March 21, 2014
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Weekly Rewind – DNS Root Zone, Linux, Apple TV & 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) “Local Discovers iTunes ID & Password Disclosure on Apple TV”, 2) “Free Intro to Linux Course”, and 1) “US Gives Up Control of DNS Root Zone”. If you...
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US Gives Up Control of DNS Root Zone

March 18, 2014
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US Gives Up Control of DNS Root Zone

Out of no where Friday night the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its intention to give up its final function of controlling the Internet … DNS. Specifically, the NTIA, part of the US Department of Commerce, plans to release control of the authoritative root zone file that contains the name and IP address...
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Graduation Day for MACH37 Companies

March 17, 2014
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Graduation Day for MACH37 Companies

We’ve covered MACH37 before, the local security startup incubator. Well last week they announced graduation day for a number of companies they have been working with. via ConvergentWealth.com I didn’t see any tears, but the emotion was undeniable. Mach 37 has graduated its first start-ups. For those not familiar with the organization, Mach 37...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 3-17-2014

March 16, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 3-17-2014

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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