An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 04-2011

An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 04-2011

Hey, all three of us are here, and on schedule…. somebody check the temp outside Show Notes: InfoSec News Update –   TexSecConTriangle.com coming soon – HouSecCon, BSidesDFW, and LasCon Gonzales Update – Link Here Dropbox Pwnage –Link Here TX exposes 3.5 Mill records – Link Here Yet another Security Company Fail – Link Here …

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An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 01-2011

An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 01-2011

Thomas Jefferson said, “Delay is preferable to error.” Martin Luther said, “Who waits until circumstances completely favor his undertaking will never accomplish anything.” So depending on which quote you like, we either took a long time to record a new episode so we would do it right, or we are just a bunch of slackers. …

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iTunes picked up the wrong episode

iTunes picked up the wrong episode

Just realized that iTunes picked up Episode 31 instead of episode 32 on the latest post. I had to delete the enclosure in WordPress and then recreate it. Not sure what happened. If you subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, you may need to delete Episode 32 and then update. Sorry about that! Vet

An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 25

An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 25

Link to MP3 Episode 25 is here.  Today’s podcast is different than our usual.  Instead of having Jim, Dan, and me spout off and pontificate, I am interviewing Wesley McGrew from McGrew Security.  Wesley is a security researcher at Mississippi State University’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Center, where he works to find vulnerabilities in SCADA software. …

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Some advice when writing security assessment RFP’s

Some advice when writing security assessment RFP’s

I have been answering quite a few security assessment RFP’s lately, most specifically geared towards penetration testing of the external and internal environment (you guessed it – PCI).  And what I have noticed is that the writers of the RFP typically do not include enough detail in the RFP for the organizations attempting to answer …

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Accuvant blog is up and running

Accuvant blog is up and running

Finally the day has come.  I have been pushing to get this done internally at Accuvant for a while, and things just never lined up.  But now we finally are there.  Yes, the Accuvant blog is up and running.  You can find it at http://insight.accuvant.com. There are already some great posts up by some of …

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Copycat Twitter Worm?

Copycat Twitter Worm?

  As most of you know, Twitter was hit with a series of worms this past weekend.  They were created by 17 year old, Mikey Mooney, creator of the website StalkDaily.com (don’t visit the site).  The original worm seemed fairly innocuous, with messages that were created to drive traffic to the StalkDaily website. I wrote …

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