Nov 122009


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OK, Episode 27 is FINALLY here.  Sincere apologies to all of our listeners.  We really could not avoid the long break.  Work and family and everything else seriously pounded us this time.  ENJOY!

Show Notes:

InfoSec News Update -

  • FTC Orders ChoicePoint To Pay $275,000 For 2008 Data Breach – Link Here
  • Senator says the cybersecurity chief should be in DHS, not the White house – Link Here
  • Major SSL Flaw Find Prompts Protocol Update – Link Here
  • Jailbroken iPhones more vulnerable to attack; ikee worm Rick Rolls iPhone users – Link Here
  • New FDIC Phishing Attack – Link Here
  • MSFT trying to walk the annoyance / security fine line with toned down User Access Control (UAC) in Windows 7 – Link Here
  • Awesomely funny story about an IT engineer in Iraq annoying the troops with some bogus war driving – Link Here

Discussion Topic - Highlights from Michael’s NAISG Chapter Meeting

Geek Toys – “Ideas to get your Geek for Christmas”

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Oct 012009


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Episode 26 is here. It almost didn’t happen since Michael was playing remote helpdesk dude for a relative from his hotel room in Dallas right before the recording, but we got it worked out. Enjoy!

Show Notes:

InfoSec News Update –

  • Michael’s New NAISG Group are having their first meeting on Nov 2, 2009 in Houston, TX. – Houston Chapter Website / Email Link
  • Power Grid Takedown – a HowTO – Link Here
  • Court Ruling – Disloyal Computing is Not Illegal – Link Here
  • New OWASP Sponsored Web App Firewall – Link Here
  • MS Gets into the AV Game … Again…with latest release – Link 1 / Link 2
  • Trojans getting Smarter – Link Here
  • PCI DSS Update Could Include Virtualization Security – Link Here

Discussion Topic -

Encouraging Bad Behavior via marketing (Identity Guard Commercials)


Consultants Corner - Predicting what Security Consulting will be like in the future – Link Here

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