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This is the blog for MindPoint Group's Information Security & Privacy (ISP) division. We hope to use this to contribute to and debate ideas among the ISP community.
14
Mar
2016

Electronic Voting for the 21st Century

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With the election year ahead it behooves us to take a look at the security of our voting systems and consider new technologies to make voting more accessible. Emerging technologies such as internet voting and mobile voting could help open elections to more people and encourage greater turnout. Both new and existing technologies pose concerns

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09
Feb
2016

Tips to Keep You Safe While Surfing the Interwebs

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In recent years, Safer Internet Day (SID) has become a landmark event in the online community. What began as an initiative of the EU SafeBorders project back in 2004 has grown far beyond its geographic zone and is now being celebrated in over 100 countries worldwide. Each year SID aims to raise awareness of evolving

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03
Nov
2015

Your Data’s Your Data: Managing Third Party Risk

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Your Vendors Are a Risk, Here is What You Can Do It is likely your organization relies on third parties to sustain day to day business operations; two-thirds of companies do. Outsourcing has more than doubled between 2000 and 2012 from $45 billion to $99 billion respectively.[i] But how secure is your supply chain? Of

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02
Jun
2014

Tool Review: Firebind Reflector Overview

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Recently, Gus and I took a look at a tool that could be an asset in a Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) engagement. I’m providing an overview of the tool here, and Gus provides a basic walk-through. During a Penetration Test or Vulnerability Assessment, scanning from the outside-in is almost always a higher priority

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02
Jun
2014

Tool Review: Firebind Reflector Walk-Through

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I’m providing a walk-through of Firebind to go along with the overview that Joe has provided here. In this scenario, we are using Firebind Reflector to test between internal subnets. To get started using Firebind Reflector, run the Java executable from the network host that will be doing the “reflecting.” Note that the Reflector does

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