Posts Tagged ‘Cloud computing’

Don’t Let Usability Issues Compromise Security

Anyone who has worked in an office environment as probably received an email or alert notifying staff that it’s time to change their login passwords (again) — and that those passwords have to meet an ever growing list of criteria: Letters, numbers, symbols, at least 8 characters, a Klingon word and their great-grandmother’s favorite color. [...]

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Apple Confirms iMessage Security

Apple released a new paper describe the security of iMessage application that is widely used to connect with other apple devices. The document includes the security used to protect user’s data and files encryption. iMessage is very convenient for user so you can use it for chat but the remaining question is whether law enforcement [...]

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Microsoft PowerShell: Quicker and More Secure!

System administrators are faced with a lot of challenges and many different tasks, running across the company or from floor to another will not help in solving these tasks but it will make them more complicated. Now if your infrastructure is based on windows environment using remote desktop is not a good idea, you may [...]

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Tarantino-style Secure Cloud Computing

Chemtrails, Vegas, Roulette and the IRS By Rick Lawhorn CISSP, CISA, CHP, CHSS No matter if you believe in conspiratorial chemtrails or scientifically sound contrails, the ability to see where you have been and guess which direction you are potentially heading is paramount to data security in the clouds. Of course, data flying around the [...]

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Password Cracking Arrives to the Cloud

David Campbell a security consultant made a study regarding password safety. the research has been based on the cost evaluation of cracking password with a paid service by Amazon EC2 web service. The security expert found that for cracking 12 character password that is based on lowercase letters “a” and “z”, hackers would need to [...]

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New initiative for open cloud computing management standards

The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) has launched the “Open Cloud Standards Incubator”. The goal of the initiative is to develop specifications that define how companies transfer applications and data between cloud environments – whether the clouds are located at one of the company’s data centres or not. In cloud computing, the main focus for [...]

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RSA Conference 2009 Webcasts

The RSA Conference team has made the Keynote Videos available from the RSA Conference 2009 in San Francisco the Largest gathering for security professional in the world. Very interesting innovation technologies has been discussed (cloud computing, cyber security, crypto systems…) also you can find the spectacular opening ceremony . So to who was not able [...]

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