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Where You Want to Be This Week for 4-21-2014

April 20, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 4-21-2014

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 – SOC Analyst Skills, TrueCrypt, QOTD & More…

April 17, 2014
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Weekly Rewind – SOC Analyst Skills, TrueCrypt, QOTD & 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) “QOTD: A Bad Career Choice in Security Would Be Learning Just the Big Vendor Tools”, 2) “No Major Findings in TrueCrypt Audit”, and 1) “Top 5 SOC Analyst...
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No Major Findings in TrueCrypt Audit

April 16, 2014
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No Major Findings in TrueCrypt Audit

iSEC finally released the results of their audit on TrueCrypt. Below is the key paragraph in their announcement. Basically, the software did contain some some lower risk weaknesses however overall it fared well. Additionally, the audit did not show any evidence of intentional tampering. Next step … fix the identified low risk items. via...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 4-14-2014

April 14, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 4-14-2014

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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Where You Want to Be This Week for 4-7-2014

April 7, 2014
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 4-7-2014

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 – Cyber Attack Maps, QOTD, MACH37 & More…

April 4, 2014
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Weekly Rewind – Cyber Attack Maps, QOTD, MACH37 & 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 Security Community Strikes Big in 2nd MACH37 Cohort”, 2) “QOTD: No, My Pen Testing Didn’t Disrupt Your Network. Your Crappy Network Disrupted Your Network.”, and 1) “Global...
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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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