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August 25, 2014 Added by:Wendy Nather
There are a few movements afoot to help improve security, and the intentions are good. However, to my mind some are just more organized versions of what we already have too much of: pointing out what's wrong, instead of rolling up your sleeves and fixing it.
August 21, 2014 Added by:Identropy
An identity management implementation project will often extend 18-36 months based on the size and complexity of the organization. This is an extraordinary amount of time for any project sponsor to maintain passion around the project.
August 21, 2014 Added by:Joe Weiss
August 19th, I spent a day with the NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Version 5 Drafting team working on one of the NERC CIP Standards. The focus was on boundary protection, not on the actual control system devices and serial communications which were explicitly excluded.
August 21, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon
Attendees who register by Friday, August 22 will Save $300 and pay just $1695 for a full conference registration which includes 4 days and pre-conference workshops.
August 20, 2014 Added by:Identropy
If you have ever hired a Professional Services team to do an integration project, you know that it takes planning and tenacity to pull it through to the end. Depending on the breadth of the integration, the difficulty of accomplishing this varies.
August 20, 2014 Added by:Tripwire Inc
In our third and final post of this series, Tripwire’s Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team (VERT) highlights four more unnecessary risks that often appear in even the most secure networks.
August 19, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon
TrustedSec, citing sources familiar with the incident, said on Tuesday that the initial attack vector was through the infamous “Heartbleed” vulnerability in OpenSSL which provided the attackers a way in, eventually resulting in the compromise of patient data.
August 19, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
If awards were given out at Black Hat 2014, one nominee for “Exploit of the Conference” would have won in a runaway – the “BadUSB” exploit.
August 15, 2014 Added by:Mike Lennon
The 14th ICS Cyber Security Conference will have 5 major themes: Actual ICS cyber incidents; ICS cyber security standards; ICS cyber security solutions; ICS cyber security demonstrations; and ICS policy issues.
August 14, 2014 Added by:PCI Guru
The argument in PCI circles is the definition of “all other systems”. Some of us believed that it meant systems other than those in-scope. Other people believed that it had to refer to only in-scope systems such as a user workstation.
August 14, 2014 Added by:Patrick Oliver Graf
It’s Groundhog Day all over again for retailers, following the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s warning that they could, once again, be exploited by malicious actors.
August 13, 2014 Added by:Joe Weiss
There is still a prevailing view that control system cyber security is not real and the cost of addressing it is not commensurate with the 'benefits'.
August 13, 2014 Added by:Kevin L. Jackson
A recent article Inc.com article claimed that the percentage of U.S. small businesses using cloud computing is expected to more than double during the next six years, from 37 percent to nearly 80 percent.