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Five Information Security New Year's Resolutions

Shot this late last year for Information Security Buzz. What are five information security new year's resolutions for improving cyber security in 2016 and why? ps Related: New Year's Resolutions for the Security Minded Blueprint... Read more
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RSA2015 – The InfoSec Landscape with Jeremiah Grossman

In a fascinating and fun conversation, InfoSec luminary, web application expert, TEDx speaker and WhiteHat Security Founder, Jeremiah Grossman explains some of the change occurring within information security. Have the never ending breaches... Read more
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F5 Friday: BIG DDoS Umbrella powered by the HP VAN SDN Controller

#SDN #DDoS #infosec Integration and collaboration is the secret sauce to breaking down barriers between security and networking  Most of the focus of SDN apps has been, to date, on taking layer 4-7 services and making them into extensions... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Hybrid SSL Offload

Now your services can take advantage of hardware acceleration even when they're deployed on virtual machines Way back in the day, when SSL offloading was young and relatively new, there were a variety of hardware, software and even... Read more
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The man in your browser

#F5SOC #infosec He shouldn't be there you know. The keys to the digital kingdom are credentials. In no industry is this more true (and ultimately more damaging) than financial services. The sophistication of the attacks used to gather those... Read more
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F5 SOC Malware Summary Report: Neverquest

#F5SOC #malware #2FA #infosec The good news is that compromising #2FA requires twice the work. The bad news? Malware can do it. That malware is a serious problem, particularly for organizations that deal with money, is no surprise. Malware is one... Read more
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Heartbleed and Perfect Forward Secrecy

Get the latest updates on how F5 mitigates HeartbleedGet the latest updates on how F5 mitigates Heartbleed #heartbleed #PFS #infosec Last week was a crazy week for information security. That's probably also the understatement of the year.... Read more
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Security Shortage? Look Internal.

There has been an increasing amount of commentary about the growing shortage of Information Security folks. While the reasons for this shortage are manifold and easily explained, that doesn’t change the fact that it exists. Nor the fact t... Read more
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F5 Friday: When Firewalls Fail…

New survey shows firewalls falling to application and network DDoS with alarming frequency… With the increasing frequency of successful DDoS attacks there has come a few studies focusing on organizational security posture – readiness, awareness,... Read more
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F5 Friday: Eliminating the Blind Spot in Your Data Center Security Strategy

Pop Quiz: In recent weeks, which of the following attack vectors have been successfully used to breach major corporation security? (choose all that apply) Phishing          Paramet... Read more
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Not On My VM. Step One In Secure Cloud Usage.

A few years ago, a gentleman created a video showing how quickly an unpatched, unprotected Windows XP machine was infected once connected to the public Internet (the linked video is worth a watch, and is short). That video took the busines... Read more
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Window Coverings and Security

Note: While talking about this post with Lori during a break, it occurred to me that you might be thinking I meant “MS Windows”. Not this time, but that gives me another blog idea… And I’ll sneak in the windows –> Windows simile somewhere, no... Read more
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How To Limit URI Length Without Recompiling Apache

Use network-side scripting, of course! While just about every developer and information security professional knows that a buffer-overflow exploit can result in the execution of malicious code not many truly grok the “why”. Fortunately, it’s not... Read more
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F5 Friday: Is Your Infosec Motto ‘Compone Accomoda Supera’?

That’s “Improvise. Adapt. Overcome.” and it should be if it isn’t. The right tools can help you live up to that motto.  If you Google “Zeus Trojan” you’ll find a wealth of information. Unfortunately all that wealth appears to be draining... Read more
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Six Lines of Code

The fallacy of security is that simplicity or availability of the solution has anything to do with time to resolution The announcement of the discovery of a way in which an old vulnerability might be exploited gained a lot of attention because... Read more
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WARNING: Security Device Enclosed

If you aren’t using all the security tools at your disposal you’re doing it wrong. How many times have you seen an employee wave on by a customer when the “security device enclosed” in some item – be it DVD, CD, or clothing – sets off the alarm... Read more
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Excuse Me But Is That a Gazebo On Your Site?!

There are few things in reality that can match The Gazebo in its ability to evoke fear and suspicion amongst gamers. The links on your web site may be one of them. In the history of Dungeons and Dragons there exists the urban legend known to... Read more
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WILS: InfoSec Needs to Focus on Access not Protection

Back when I was developing GIS data translation software I had to fight security all the time. My desktop was so locked down I couldn’t compile  the code because I didn’t even have appropriate permission to access the file system. Why? The... Read more
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The InfoSec Prayer

Now I lay me down to sleep I pray that safe my apps will keep If hacked they be before I wake I pray it was a (DEV || OPS) mistake Read more
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