Twitter Tips for Info Sec Twerps

We have been spending a lot of time on Twitter here at Enclave Security and we have put together a short list of ideas for Info Sec pros who are interesting in becoming more active on Twitter.  •    Twitter is not so much about conversations; it is about sending out the message. As you know, both can [...]

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Kylin: Secure Operating System for Chinese Systems

You have probably read about Microsoft’s partnership with the United States Air Force that revamped a secure version of Windows XP for deployment.  Microsoft partnered with the Air Force to deploy a version of XP with more than 600 settings locked down, and critical security patches installed in an average of 72 hours instead of [...]

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Moving over Keystroke Loggers, now we have Dynamic Time Warping?

Researchers at InversePath announced at the Tenth Annual CanSecWest conference that they were able to detect sniff keyboard strokes and determine which letters were being typed. They were able to detect and deduce the mechanical emissions from a keyboard by pointing a laser on the reflective surface of a laptop. Security Engineer Andrea Barisani and [...]

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Microsoft Vista Resource Kit e-Book Free!

 Here it is the granddaddy of them all! Microsoft Press is offering the Windows Vista Resource Kit, including Service Pack 1 in e-book format. You can study all 1693 pages of the Resouce Kit and easily search for key terms. The Table of Contents include: Overview Deployment Desktop Management Desktop Maintenance Networking Troubleshooting    Windows Vista Resource Kit, Second Edition By Mitch Tulloch, Tony [...]

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Learn about Hyper-V Security with this e-book

Many security professionals are familiar with VMware and have been addressing their security architecture concerns surrounding virtualization. Microsoft’s virtualization software Hyper-V, available as a free stand-alone version, was released on October 1, 2008.  Hyper-V is a variant of Windows Server 2008 “Core”  in which other Windows 2008 Server Roles are disabled, and there are limited [...]

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More Free e-Books from Microsoft

Microsoft is offering free ebooks in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Microsoft Press. You can sign up for their newsletter for future notification of free books when you click the links below. Windows Server 2008 Core Administrator’s Pocket Consultant By Mitch Tulloch with the Windows Server Core Team at Microsoft ISBN: 9780735626263 http://csna01.libredigital.com/?urws8un4p7 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services [...]

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Training is still a business value in tough times

Recent research from Microsoft Corporation and the SANS Institute highlight the importance of training to individuals as well as organizations. The most interesting conversation is non-tangible benefits of training. The positive experience of learning new things and sharing with co-workers really provide valuable to a company. A couple highlights include: Improved team productivity. Studies show that [...]

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