Last week I was lucky to have squeezed an early sample of the Samsung Chromebook Pro out of my distributor for evaluation. This is not a review of the device but of how a device like this one, equipped with the ChromeOS stack might fit into the enterprise. Continue reading “Chrome Flat On My Desk”
A couple of months ago I reported a chained vector vulnerability which affected a corner case 2-Factor bug to Facebook. Continue reading “Run of the mill “infosec researcher”.”
I recently put together a co-working space in my rural hometown (post coming) as an alternative from my old work-from-home model.
As part of this exercise in dressing up an ancient tin-ceiling storefront it really drilled home how important effective lighting is in my work space for the entire room (and not just the economical task light).
I was looking for this, but couldnt find it so I crunched it myself. Here’s the history of artificial light in one graph.
How I Passed the CISSP in Two Weeks
So it’s been on my mind a while, okay, maybe a long while.
What’s a certification I can take that will provide assurance to my clients and not be a complete waste of time or lock me into a fixed mind set dependent on a single vendor’s solutions?
Bureau of Industry and Security export restriction proposal and my comments below …
This was an exclusive partner-only presentation so most of my notes will stay in the drawer … but … Continue reading “AWS Partner Summit Keynotes (Actual Content Redacted)”
This may be more huff and puff than real news, at least to anyone in the security industry — it’s just all too common. These sorts of things happen at any and all organizations (though few are likely to admit it). Continue reading “SEC Security Lunacy”
Okay, so this shouldn’t be news to anyone moderately concerned with the safety of their personal information or corporate resources, but this week reinforced a growing trend in information systems:
The web-browser is the largest attack vector on any platform.
This week saw one disclosure and two separate 0-day attacks which left nowhere to hide on the web.
It struck me yesterday as I looked at the reviews of the new Amazon Kindle e-Reader I preordered on launch day (the Kindle Paperwhite 3G). The walled garden is indeed doomed to fail despite excellent user interfaces. I know someone writes an op-ed piece about this every few years, but at least since the iPhone was launched it looked like maybe some walled gardens could stand.