Infosec Island News Digest for 7-29-2010

Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Infosec Island News Digest for 7-10-2010

Win a Comprehensive Cybersecurity Course   Infosec Island professionals who have completed their member profiles prior to August 31, 2010 will have the opportunity to win a seat at an exclusive and highly comprehensive cyber security training course being offered by Global Knowledge...

Arming Yourself Against Identity Theft  What are criminals looking for? Social Security numbers, passwords, mother's maiden name, birth dates, billing and e-mail addresses, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, and ATM pins. The more information you give them, the easier it is to steal your identity...

PlugBot: Research Project for Pen Testing  PlugBot is a hardware bot designed to be used during physical penetration tests. It's a tiny computer the size of a power adapter that is capable of scanning the local network and reporting scan results to a central location...

Understanding SQL Injections in the Database Management System  Similar to the Web-based variant, SQL Injection in the DBMS exploits passing SQL commands as a parameter of a function or stored procedure. This will then execute the malicious SQL commands in the context of the component that provides the called function...

10 Reasons for Ongoing Policy and Procedure Management  Based on lessons learned and today's highly litigious, increasingly-regulated and safety-oriented society, it is critical for organizational policies and procedures to be clearly defined and communicated...

Electronic Payment Fraud, Security and Risk Mitigation  The biggest risk is systematic. Criminals and hackers have multiple points to penetrate a system, so it's important for those responsible for online payment security to think of the possible risks from end-to-end...

Security Skills for Work vs Skills for Getting Hired  Let’s talk about security skills that you can prove, skills that you need for a job and skills that will pass HR filters. It shocks me – to put it mildly – that these three are often completely different – and not even overlapping...

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