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  • Some interesting freeware tools

    I was looking around for some security scanners earlier today, and I came across this cool website with a fair amount of freeware tools, most of which are security related.  The only downside is that they are predominantly GUI-based utilities, which doesn't bode well for my desire to script everything. Oh, well. I took a peek at the ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 27, 2006
  • Net Neutrality and Information Security

    There's a very interesting article up on SANS Internet Storm Center concerning the security implications of the proposed Net Neutrality legislation that is being discussed ardently in some circles... Briefly, network neutrality is designed to prevent ISPs from favoring certain websites over others (faster load times) or certain applications over ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 11, 2006
  • Playing in the sandbox

    I've been testing out a new utility (new to me, at least) at home called Sandboxie. It's basically a tool that allows you to run various applications in an isolated fashion on your system, where they don't have direct access to the disk or the registry (they think they do, but they are being virtualized).   This allows you to capture ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 10, 2006
  • RSA is headed to the EMC stable...

    RSA Security acquired by EMC for $2.1 billion http://searchwinit.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid1_gci1197226,00.html?track=NL-118&ad=557474 Following a slew of rumors, storage giant EMC Corp. confirmed late Thursday that it will acquire RSA Security Inc. for just under $2.1 billion in cash, or approximately $28.00 per share. ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 5, 2006
  • Avoid Symantec appliances, says Gartner

    http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/2159677/gartner-advises-avoiding Companies should avoid investing in Symantec's network security appliances, and should evaluate offerings from other vendors, Gartner has warned. The analyst firm said that it issued the warning because it believes that Symantec is moving away from selling network security ...
    Posted to Talking Out Loud with ASB (Weblog) by Logik! on July 5, 2006
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