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RSA Conference – San Francisco

RSA Conference – San Francisco

I will be attending the RSA Conference in San Francisco later on this month.  The various topics all look very interesting, and I have scheduled out the sessions I will be attending while there.  I plan on writing up information on what I learn while I am there. My Schedule Monday – April 20, 2015 Security Basic Seminar Tuesday – April 21, 2015 Security’s Age of Enlightenment Enhancing Cloud Trust Security on Offense The...

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Apple releases security patch for the FREAK SSL vulnerablity

Apple releases security patch for the FREAK SSL vulnerablity

Apple today has released the security patch for OSX as well as iOS 8.2 for iPad and iPhone devices that resolve the FREAK SSL Vulnerability on Apple devices.  It is highly advisable to if you have any Apple devices that you run the updates as soon as possible to resolves these security issues. After you have updated your system you can confirm the issue has been resolved by visiting FREAK Attack which will scan your client and inform you...

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FREAK SSL security flaw

FREAK SSL security flaw

Another SSL security flaw has been detected by cryptographers from IMDEA, a European Union research group; INRIA, a French research company; and Microsoft Research.  The Washington Post reported earlier today that “They could force browsers to use the old export-grade encryption then crack it over the course of just a few hours.  Once cracked, hackers could steal passwords and other personal information and potentially launch a...

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CCNA Security Lab update

CCNA Security Lab update

I am continuing to update my CCNA Security Lab and nearly have everything I need to go through all the Cisco Labs for the exam.  The equipment will also serve as the foundation of my CCNP Security Lab once I pass the CCNA Security exam this spring.  The last piece of equipment I need to complete the current lab is an ASA 5510, this one will be more difficult as they are not inexpensive as a switch or a router would be for the same lab. The...

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Apple releases security update for OS X, Safari, iOS, and Apple TV

Apple releases security update for OS X, Safari, iOS, and Apple TV

Apple has released an update to address security issues within OS X, Safari, iOS, and Apple TV.  One key vulnerability allows a remote attacker to take control of an affected system.  It is recommended that users of these products update their software as soon as possible. Updates available include: OS X v10.10.2 and Security Update 2015-001 for OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, and OS X Yosemite v10.10 and v10.10.1...

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Apple releases bash update

Apple releases bash update

Apple has release OS X bash Update 1.0 and is recommended for all Apple users.  The update is available for: OS X Lion v10.7.5, OS X Lion Server v10.7.5, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5.  This update is to address the issues found in the Bourne-again Shell (bash). For more information, review the following articles TA14-268A, VU#252743, and the Redhat Security...

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