February 2012

RT @tkeanini Overcoming the fear of disclosure http://t.co/DZdkeyNh << TK is spot on. Our fear blocks feedback loops. # MT @qld_oic ..empowering young people to establish good cyber safety behaviour #oicprivacycomp http://t.co/vkr3VZ3A [$1000 prize for video] # RT @mortman Yet More On Threat Modeling: A Mini-Rant http://t.co/ZPxVa9HE cc @adamshostack @alexhutton #newschool # RT @securityskeptic @mortman…

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A while back, Kai Roer graciously sent me an electronic copy of the book Cloud Security Rules that he co-authored with an all-start cast including luminaries Wendy Nather and our very own New School’s Alex Hutton. All in all, it’s a solid read covering the gamut of topics from Risk and Compliance to technology versus…

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Mr. Tripathi went to work assembling a crisis team of lawyers and customers and a chief security officer. They hired a private investigator to scour local pawnshops and Craigslist for the stolen laptop. The biggest headache, he says, was deciphering how much about the breach his nonprofit needed to disclose…Mr. Tripathi said he quickly discovered…

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RT @Entropologist Passwords should be a mix of letters, numbers, special characters and longer than 8 characters… like "' or 1=1;–" # RT @ioerror Researchers taking a stand against Elsevier: http://t.co/TMZqj2E9 # RT @ashk4n Even experts are having a hard time differentiating between android malware & mobile ads these days http://t.co/t5qAQANP # Tinker, Tailor is…

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On their blog, Verisign made the following statement, which I’ll quote in full: As disclosed in an SEC filing in October 2011, parts of Verisign’s non-production corporate network were penetrated. After a thorough analysis of the attacks, Verisign stated in 2011, and reaffirms, that we do not believe that the operational integrity of the Domain…

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