Monthly Archives: September 2011


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BBB Data Security and Privacy Summit

Posted on by Mary Brown

Secure360 is partnering with BBB to bring you BBB Data Security & Privacy Summit. View details and register.

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Https hacked, attacked by the Beast?

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

A very interesting development in the SSL protocol. Researchers have been able to compromise an SSL stream using a Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS (BEAST) attack. It’s another example that shows how encryption is strong, but the implementations can have unforeseen … Continue reading

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Implications of Federal Agency Use of the Cloud

Posted on by Mary Brown

Federal agencies are taking disparate positions about the security implication of moving to the cloud. What do you think?    

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3D Printers Used to Create ATM Skimmers

Posted on by Mary Brown

Security professionals have been advising ATM users to be on the lookout for ATM machines that have been compromised – here is an example of the latest attempt by thieves to up the ante on this particular type of crime. … Continue reading

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Another Vulnerability

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It seems as though so many of the traditional controls that the information security industry relies on to keep information assets secure are biting the dust – what do you recommend to clients to offset this particular vulnerability which is … Continue reading

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Background Check on Yourself

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Employers often run background checks on potential new employees. But, have you ever run a background check on yourself? I did, and was amazed at how easy it was. It’s a Freedom of Information Act /Privacy Acts (FOIPA), and it … Continue reading

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October Event: Job Success from Unusual Career Paths

Posted on by Mary Brown

The path to your best job may be an unexpected one. The panel of successful pros, share their inspiring and unique treks to career success – to, from , and in IT. Discover what it means for you, as you … Continue reading

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Scholarship opportunity – Application Deadline December 1, 2011

Posted on by Mary Brown

The Information Systems Security Association Education Foundation (ISSAEF) proudly announces a scholarship for outstanding students. To be eligible for a scholarship a student must be pursuing a career in information security and privacy and must be an active, full-time undergraduate … Continue reading

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Several Job Openings at ROI

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Interested candidates please contact me (information is below). Preferred contact method is resume via email. JOB DESCRIPTION: Security Operations Analyst ROI is a market leading provider of world-class information security services with over 2,800 clients worldwide spanning North America, Latin … Continue reading

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QR Tag Security Risks

Posted on by Mary Brown

Interesting information about QR tag security attack vectors. Share your thoughts or ideas for mitigating these potential security risks.    

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