NetSec Breaking Apps Better than AppSec?

July 7, 2011
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NetSec Breaking Apps Better than AppSec?

First let me define “NetSec” as a professional, full scope, network penetration tester hell bent on punching holes in your organization’s network. I’ve come to an interesting conclusion recently after working with and discussing web application exploitation with NetSec folks. Often they are simply doing it better. (Note: As part of a campaign to...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 2011-07-05

July 5, 2011
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 2011-07-05

It’s that time of the week again 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...
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Top 3 NoVA Infosec Blog Posts of the Week

July 1, 2011
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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 listfor even more great...
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Is Perfect Security Possible?

June 30, 2011
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Johannes Ullrich had a nice post the other day on the ISC Dairy where he pondered “Are All Networks Vulnerable?” in light of the recent spate of Lulzsec successes. In short the answer is yes. In most cases it is too cost or use prohibitive to implement perfect security. In the part of the...
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SQLi Tops List of 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors

June 30, 2011
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SQLi Tops List of 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors

As you’ve probably heard by now MITRE released their list of the 25 most dangerous programming errors. GovInfoSecurity had a nice post summarizing the announcement. SQLi is at the top of the list followed closely by OS Command Injection and Buffer Overflows. XSS and Missing Authentication also made the top five. As a quick...
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 2011-06-27

June 27, 2011
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Where You Want to Be This Week for 2011-06-27

It’s that time of the week again 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...
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New Job Board Feature

June 21, 2011
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New Job Board Feature

As you may have noticed the past week or so … we’ve published a few local job postings. We feel this is an excellent way to pass on some vetted career opportunities and help us bring in a little cash to cover some of our operational expenses as well as expand the value we...
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