Sowing the seeds for a safer Internet

October 12, 2010
Services from Google, Comcast, and Microsoft could lay foundation for worldwide warning system to quash malware
Malware
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Stuxnet: Smarter -- and deadlier -- than the average worm

October 05, 2010
Stuxnet's purpose isn't entirely clear, but whoever created it knew what they were doing
Malware
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For better security, ditch the automatic tools

September 28, 2010
Automated scanning tools have their place, but plenty of threats can only be found with an old-fashioned manual search
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Don't let company politics dictate your security priorities

September 21, 2010
When the network is compromised, address the most pressing risk first -- for the sake of your company and your career
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Separate Active Directory forests don't translate into better security

September 14, 2010
Contrary to popular opinion, maintaining a separate AD forest doesn't always improve security
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Imagine a world with no cyber secrets

September 07, 2010
Once quantum computers reach their full potential, all that's encrypted will be unlocked -- and civilization as we know won't be the same
Encryption
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Escape from Windows DLL security hell

August 31, 2010
Simply avoiding certain websites and downloads won't shield you from the DLL library loading hack, but this advice will help
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Wireshark reigns among the sea of network sniffers

August 24, 2010
Open source protocol analyzer is a stalwart ally for uncovering dangerous behavior on the network
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Cloud security 101: Start cramming now

August 17, 2010
Cloud computing represents a major shift in the way you do IT security, so you'd best bone up in the name of job security
Security, IaaS, SaaS
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Don't bury your head in a security sandbox

August 10, 2010
Long-term software security requires better application development practices, not sandboxes
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