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  • Pirate activist shows politicians what digital surveillance looks like

    15.01.2015

    How to make politicians really understand the dangers of mass digital surveillance and the importance of information security? Gustav Nipe, the 26-year old president of the Swedish Pirate Party's youth wing, tried to do it by setting up an open Wi-Fi network at the Society and Defence National Conference held in Sälen, Sweden, late last and earlier this week, and collecting and analyzing the metadata of conference attendees who connected to it.

  • Asus wireless router flaw opens network to local attackers

    09.01.2015

    A researcher has discovered a security hole in the firmware of several wireless Asus router models which could be exploited by an attacker to gain complete control of the network and use it to mount other attacks from this vantage point.

  • Toshiba releases FlashAir III wireless SD card

    06.01.2015

    Toshiba introduced the FlashAir III wireless SD card, a third generation memory card that serves as its own wireless LAN access point, allowing users to share images, videos and files wirelessly.

  • Gogo in-flight WiFi service serves fliers fake Google certs

    06.01.2015

    Gogo, a noted provider of in-flight broadband Internet service, has been spotted serving a fake Google SSL certificate to fliers trying to access YouTube, effectively performing a Man-in-the-Middle attack against them.

  • Phish out WPA networks' password with Wifiphisher

    05.01.2015

    Greek computer geek George Chatzisofroniou has released a stable version of Wifiphisher, a tool aimed at automating phishing attacks against WPA networks in order to discover the password needed to access them.




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Infosec management strategies and the modern CTO

Posted on 21 January 2015.  |  Brandon Hoffman, Lumeta's CTO, talks about the management strategies that are essential in the information security industry. He also offers advice to those stepping into the CTO role for the first time, and talks about the evolution of network situational awareness.


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