Category: best practices

Insider threat reporting by the numbers

I don’t normally take security advice from goats, but I think I need to make an exception for Red Goats. A recent report on insider…

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Great resource for configuring TLS

OK, let’s admit it – issues around cryptography are the most complex and confusing part of information security. Aside from all that math, there are…

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How authentication methods stack up

Here’s a nice resource from iDaptive’s blog on the relative merits of various common types of authentication technologies – interesting quick read.

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NIST & Microsoft partner for patching pointers

The US Government’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and 8,000,000 pound gorilla Microsoft are working together to provide industry with definitive guidance on keeping…

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An example of a clear and concise incident report

This incident report from the Australian National University is definitely worth a read, both as an interesting look into the mechanics of a systems compromise…

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Good security advice from down under

For many organizations, especially small businesses, the thought of starting any kind of cyber security program can seem daunting. With all of the threats out…

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WordPress wants sites to eat their (patching) vegetables

Apparently. over a third of the web sites on the Internet (including this one) run the WordPress content management software package. Natch, this makes WordPress…

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Good privacy advice from the US DoD

The US Department of Defense has put out a nifty guide on how to protect your privacy on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram,…

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So your third party has been breached…

Another day, another third party security compromise story… this time it is Indian outsourcing giant Wipro. The firm has confirmed that a small number of…

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Time to end the cloud-o-phobia

Sorry, but I felt no need to purchase a monocle so I could have it pop out of my eye in horror/dismay/astonishment when I read…

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