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  • Week in review: OpenSSL Heartbleed bug, Windows XP reaches end of line

    14.04.2014

    Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, interviews, reviews and articles: Does IP convergence open you up to hackers? Recent reports indicate that unauthorized persons gained access to Target's network using credentials stolen from a company that worked on the company's refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

  • Week in review: AET costs, Windows XP deadline, routers expose ISPs to DNS-based DDoS attacks

    07.04.2014

    Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, reviews and articles: Cost of Advanced Evasion Techniques in recent data breaches A new report by McAfee examines the controversy and confusion surrounding Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), and the role that they play in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs).

  • Week in review: Banks sue Target and Trustwave, Basecamp DDoS, Fyodor restarts the Full Disclosure list

    31.03.2014

    Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, reviews and articles: Flaws in Android update mechanism could turn apps into malware A group of researchers from Indiana University and Microsoft Research have unearthed six Android vulnerabilities that can be exploited to turn apparently harmless apps into malicious ones when a user upgrades the OS.

  • Week in review: NSA records a country's phone calls, SSL innovations, and (IN)SECURE Magazine special issue

    24.03.2014

    Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, podcasts, reviews, videos, interviews, and articles: US announces transition of oversight over Internetís domain name system As the first step, NTIA is asking the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to convene global stakeholders to develop a proposal to transition the current role played by NTIA in the coordination of the Internet's domain name system (DNS).

  • Week in review: Target breach reaction fail, WordPress sites exploited in DDoS attack

    17.03.2014

    Here's an overview of some of last week's most interesting news, podcasts, videos, interviews and articles: Latvia establishes a Cyber Defence Unit The newly established unit is part of the voluntary military organization National Guard of Latvia, and currently consists of 13 cyber security experts drawn from both the private and public sector.




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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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