Introducing the Site Formally Known as NovaInfosecPortal.com

May 14, 2012
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Introducing the Site Formally Known as NovaInfosecPortal.com

For those that might not have noticed we changed our name from NovaInfosecPortal.com to NovaInfosec.com over the weekend. This whole transition started about two weeks ago when a few people at OWASP NoVA mentioned shortening it. Personally, I had to agree as it’s always been sort of a pain to spell it out to...
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Top 3 NoVA Infosec Blog Posts of the Week

May 11, 2012
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Top 3 NoVA Infosec Blog Posts of the Week

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...
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Grecs’ Weekend Best Bets for 2012-05-11

May 11, 2012
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Grecs’ Weekend Best Bets for 2012-05-11

Here it is again … another of our weekly “Best Bets” posts… As we’ve previously noted most local meetups seem to be crowded into weekday evenings with almost nothing on the weekend. The purpose of this post is to advertise some of the smaller events that are occurring over the weekend. Most of these...
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Video of the Day – IP for Peace

May 11, 2012
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Video of the Day – IP for Peace

Ahhhh … a classic video from back in the day. Most of us have probably forgotten about it but maybe a new generation of infosec pros will find it useful. My favorite scene is the router at 3:15. Here are some of my other favorite quotes. “We are now ready to enter the world...
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Weekly Rewind – Top Industry News, Leaky Emails, Dirty Disks, & More…

May 10, 2012
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Weekly Rewind – Top Industry News, Leaky Emails, Dirty Disks, & More…

If you missed anything or happened to be offline this past week, we hope you find this post useful as a quick reference. For those readers that may not have noticed, I actually tack on a bit of commentary to some the industry articles – so check out my italicized/bolded opinions and let me...
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NovaInfosec D-List Interview – Mark Shrout

May 10, 2012
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NovaInfosec D-List Interview – Mark Shrout

Today’s interview is with aspiring penetration tester Mark Shrout. Practically a life-long metro-DC resident, Mark has served in various DoD network analysts positions and is is currently the primary engineering for several clients. In his free time he’s studying pen testing and contemplating some good relevant certs to tackle. As usually we would like...
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RFC Prophecies

May 9, 2012
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RFC Prophecies

Contributed By: Mrs. Y The other day a few of us at work were looking through the April Fool’s RFCs. If you haven’t seen them, they’re only for the most dedicated nerds. Almost every year, on April 1st, the IETF publishes facetious RFCs. It’s a tradition that started in 1973 with the Arpawocky RFC,...
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