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42 Post(s) By: Matt Shepherd

02
Jun
2012

An Aside on Classified Information Handling

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I’ve been doing some reading this week, and it seems that there are several posts running through my head all at once.  So although the blog has been relatively quiet the past few months, the next week or so should be pretty active.  Most of the pending posts will be related to cyber warfare and

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30
May
2012

Security Metrics as a Clothing Size??

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Today I read about the Flame virus on the Washington Post and all I could think was “hmmmm, what an odd way to describe the virus.”  The author’s point seems to be that the virus is extremely complex and includes a range of functions and features making it resemble a complete software package more than

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25
May
2012

Whistleblowers

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The other day I read this article over at TaoSecurity which was a follow-up to a post from a couple weeks ago.  Richard has been talking about some pending SEC regulations and how they will impact security.  Specifically, the issues he has written about deal with protecting whistle-blowers from retribution if they come forward regarding data

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22
Jun
2011

The Single Most Important Security Feature for Cloud . . . .

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It’s been a while since the last post, but that post makes a good segue to this one.  Within the last week Dropbox has managed to cause a growing amount of pain for their users and themselves.  First, an update to their software caused the authentication mechanism for their service to disappear.  Second, it was discovered that

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29
Apr
2011

Continued Fail

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By now everyone including your grandmother has read about the Sony PSN breach that has led to downtime of the network approaching 2 full weeks, and compromise of over 2 million PSN accounts.  This topic has been covered extensively in the media, and my goal is not to rehash existing information.  However, given that I got

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