Monthly Archives: April 2006

Siemens Resources for Security Educators

In the April 4, 2006 Network World Newsletter, M. E. KABAY ON SECURITY STRATEGIES, he focused on Siemens resources for security educators: Recently, I was updating a module that includes penetration testing and ran across a series of short white

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Educating Grandma on Computer Security

SilverStr blogs about some Microsoft videos he stumbled across relating to security of home computers, targeted to the non-techies.. I've looked at one and it is quite good but seemed very Microsoft centric with regard to virus protection. The videos

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Running Windows With User Privileges

Brian Krebs blogged today about the importance of running everyday software applications under user accounts and discussed, for those users who for whatever reason run as administrator, running browser and e-mail and other applications that are Web-facing programs its own

Posted in Blog, IT Management, Microsoft, Security, Technology

DNS Tricks

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CERT Papers and Other Information Security Management Documents

NoticeBored blogs about a series of papers from CERT including two risk analysis methods: OCTAVE and Mission Assurance Analysis Protocol (MAAP). Also included is a link to a number of information security management links.

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NSA Security Configuration Guides

NSA has a plethora of Security Configuration Guides at http://www.nsa.gov/snac/

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Microsoft April Patches

The SANS IRC provides a good overview of the April release of patches from Microsoft. Brian Krebs wrote about them as well. A few comments to his blog indicate that a few folks are experience trouble with the MS06-013 patch.

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