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Building and Investing in a Community of “Contacts”

Building and Investing in a Community of “Contacts.” We’re a world of people. People in communities. Communities that only work if people within that community invest in building, Foster, interconnect, and serve the individuals in that community. The community only grows with healthy investment and welcoming culture. All these factors are essential to taking a Read More

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Filtering Exploitable Ports and Minimizing Risk to and from Your Customers

What are you doing to prepare for the next “scanning malware” and “Internet Worm?” Barry Greene @ bgreene@senki.org Version 1.0 TLP:WHITE Recommendation: Operators (CSPs, ISPs, Cloud Companies, and Hosting Companies) are strongly encouraged to deploy Port Filtering on the known Exploitable ports and Source Address Validation (SAV) on their customer edge of the network as Read More

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Effective Linkedin Connections – Building Your Network

Effective Linkedin Connections Building Your Social Media Network How to Effectively Communicate (Version 0.4) This Empowerment Doc is for all those who are using Linkedin, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and other social media tools build a professional network, seek out opportunities (i.e. jobs),  reach out with “cold calls,” and connect with other humans. Effective Linkedin Connection Connections Read More

CAIDA Spoofer Architecture

Are you part of the DDOS Problem?

Yes, your network, your service provider, and your government can be actively contributing to the global Denial of Service (DoS) epidemic! DoS attacks come in two “families.” The first DoS family are from tools which are launched from infected, violated, and penetrated devices on the Internet. There “remote controlled” by the attackers to hit a Read More

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Preparing for the next DDOS Wave

This week I was helping with a top 10 list to prepare for DDOS attacks. I did it without reviewing the industry to see the marketing overload of “prepare for DDOS steps.” These all seem to lead the one conclusion … “buy my product.” Steve Zurier (Dark Reading) and I pulled together these ten steps to Read More

Reporting a DoS Attack

Reporting DoS Attacks & Fighting Back Against DOS Attacks

Are you prepared for the next DoS Extortion attack? Armada Collective “like” DoS extrusion attacks are picking up. It is time to review those “DoS” preparation checklist. This white paper explore the data that would need to be collected to successfully push back on DoS attacks. It includes information your “DoS Defense Allies” will need to help you mitigate, remediate, and potentially whack down the DoS attack.

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Demand Security from your Vendors

Demande Security from your Vendors. Ask the right “Security Questions.” This provides a list of questions that anyone can use with their vendors to get a better understanding of their security capabilities. Start meaningful “Security Conversations.”

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5 Principles to Vulnerability Disclosure

What is the best time for a vendor to Disclose a Vulnerability? Vulnerability disclosure is the most painful activity for any software/hardware company. Conversely, receiving vulnerability notifications from any vendor is one of the most disruptive events any organization can encounter. Rapid and unexpected vulnerability patches are a massive operational disruption. What follows are some Read More

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The “Practical Security Checklist” – Part 2.1

This is part “2.1” of a multipart post to help organizations take security action. Stay tuned for next week’s practical security checklist item. Board members, CxOs, and professionals are saturated with security advice. This security advice is often confusing, contradictory, and always biased toward “buying something.” “Good security advice saturation” results in paralysis of action. Read More

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Are you ready for the next attack? (Part 1)

As many of my colleagues know, I’m constantly on the look out for tools that would help my peers in all networks find ways to mitigate the security risk in their operations. At MYNOG 5 (www.mynog.org) I reviewed the latest tool, a checklist operators can use to prepare their network for before the next security Read More