April 27, 2018
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Software Updates – FileHash.exe

An update to FileHash.exe has been released as of April 18, 2018. 2018-04-18 — Version 2.3.0.430 Recent updates include the following: Added the -u (-summary) option […]
March 4, 2018

Virtual Credit Card Numbers

If your bank supports it, you would do well to consider Virtual Credit Card numbers for online purchases. I was looking around for some good articles […]
October 17, 2017

Not the best week for security protocols and technologies

The past few days have not been particularly good ones for the technology community.  First, we learned that the increasingly fragile WPA2 protocol has some glaring […]
September 25, 2017

Whose data is it, anyway?

It’s not just that we are experiencing big firms getting breached due to sheer negligence, but that no one is going to do anything about it […]
February 10, 2014

Automating Android

One of the cool things about the Android platform are the number of tools available for really extensive automation. So far, I have used the following […]
June 27, 2013

Looking forward to Windows Server 2012 R2

I was just reading the ComputerWorld article on some upcoming features of Windows Server 2012 R2, and I see some really intriguing improvements: In Windows Server 2012 […]
May 8, 2013

A look at Microsoft’s SIR v14

So…. I finally had a chance to finish reading the latest full edition of Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report. There’s a lot of really good info in […]
April 30, 2013

Dueling Business Mindsets

If there is one lesson that technologists need to understand in order to be successful, it’s that business is ultimately more about people than about processor technology.  At the end […]
April 5, 2013

Enhancing My WLAN with a Meraki MR12

I finally got a chance to deploy a Meraki MR12 wireless access point. These are some sweet devices.  I wasn’t that happy with the PoE brick that […]
February 28, 2013

Wise Security Investment Approaches

A holistic approach to information security needs to address a corporate strategy for buying or building solutions. Such a strategy will have an impact on how […]
January 21, 2013

The Futility of Blaming IT

In recent years, it has become popular sport to blame information technology (IT) departments and IT leaders for failures – real or imagined – which adversely […]
January 18, 2013

Reading Between the Lines of Breach Notifications

Back in September 2012, I wrote two articles for Point2Security on how to effectively handle breach notifications: The Who of Post-Breach Communication Post-Breach Communication: The Importance […]
July 3, 2006

New Beginnings…

This is a time of new beginnings… It’s July 2006, and I’ve finally gotten around to updating my website, or rather, my websites.  It’s been quite some time since […]
July 7, 2006

Blogging with Community Server

I have to admit that I am having lots of fun with this site make-over.     Yeah, yeah, let’s not talk about how long overdue it was.  […]
July 10, 2006

New Features are on the way…

I can hardly wait for the new release of Community Server — version 2.1. According to the CS Monthly Bulletin, it is expected sometime toward the end […]
July 27, 2006

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 […]
August 1, 2006

More CommunityServer fun…

Well, a second beta is available for CommunityServer version 2.1, and it’s looking very good.   I’m running it on my internal server at home, but I haven’t upgraded […]
August 2, 2006

Digital eEye releases new tools and website

The folks from Digital eEye (of Retina fame) have announced a new websiteand the release of some previously internal-only security research tools. A summary of the announcement that Marc Maiffret posted to […]
August 9, 2006

Fun with Website Upgrades (Community Server)

There’s a reason why you shouldn’t generally perform website upgrades in the middle of the night, when sleep is calling you. The good folks over at Telligent surprised […]
August 10, 2006

Choosing the right editor for Community Server

My Favorite CS Editor Maybe it’s just me, but although there are certain things I like about the tinyMCEeditor that’s now the standard in Community Server 2.1 (such as […]
August 13, 2006

Automating SiteMap Generation

This whole issue of generating Google Sitemaps is not as straightforward as I thought it would be.   More precisely, there are more complications than expected for my Commmunity Server-based […]
August 16, 2006

The Challenges of Skinning in CS

Over the past couple of days, I’ve been spending mucho time in the CommunityServer.org forums, getting quite a bit of help on making various skinning modifications on my site.  Much […]
August 22, 2006

Upgrading my CS installation to .NET 2.0

After a long bout of troubleshooting, we finally made the determination that the reason why the Community Credit Add-on for CommunityServer.org wouldn’t work on any of my installation, is that it […]
August 24, 2006

It’s been a busy day…

Today was a looooong day, with plenty of learning opportunities.  As a result, this is a loooong post, with plenty of opportunities to induce boredom. Anyhoo…  […]