Join SANS’ Lance Spitzner for a free lunch-n-learn, downtown Chicago Tue, 27 Sept. on how to secure the HumanOS.

September 25, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Organizations have traditionally invested most of their security in technology, with little e!ort in protecting their employees. As a result, many attackers today target the weakest link – the human. Awareness, not just technology, has become key to reducing risk and remaining compliant. This high-level talk designed for management explains why humans are so vulnerable, how they are being actively exploited, and what organizations can do about it. […]

Digital Forensics and E-Discovery – Free Seminar

September 21, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Join government and industry experts at the Digital Forensics and E-Discovery Federal Executive Briefing, tomorrow at the Willard Hotel in Washington D.C.

Hear real-world examples of how digital forensics tools are being used to support cybercrime investigations while meeting requirements for evidence protection and chain of custody.

Visit the Event Website for Additional Information […]

Occupy Wall Street Protest

September 20, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

It wasn’t Tahrir Square, exactly, but the anti-Wall Street demonstration that began on Saturday succeeded in disrupting the Monday morning commutes of the area’s workers. The J/Z Broad Street subway stop was shut down this morning, and the large police presence, along with chanting, meant that Wall Streeters had to pass a gauntlet of sorts to get to the office this morning. The turnout was lower than the organizers hoped for — “hundreds” seems to be the unofficial consensus for now, compared with the hoped-for 20,000. […]

Stop Bullying: Speak Up – Facebook and Time Warner Team Up

September 19, 2011 admin 1

Today Facebook and Time Warner are launching the Stop Bullying: Speak Up Social Pledge App. The Facebook app is aimed at educating people about the harm that bullying can cause and inspiring bystanders to speak up whenever they see bullying. The app is full of great resources, including the ability to create bullying prevention groups in schools and expert tips from safety organizations. We encourage everyone to pledge to stop bullying by speaking up, and help us spread the word. […]

Key New Features in SAINT 7.10

September 16, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

SAINT Professional is now available on Mac OS X Lion (10.7).
You can now fingerprint iPhones and iPads connected to your network. SAINT includes OS Fingerprinting during network discovery and/or vulnerability scanning.
New OWASP Top 10 Web Application scanning policy including 12 new web application checks.
DoD IAVA – Department of Defense Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert scanning policy and report template added (Requires IAVA plugin).
A new OS Password Guess policyhas been added including:
all SAINT password-guessing features (excluding password configuration policies) designed to guess the operating system password
checks for default FTP passwords
the capability to provide dictionary-based password guessing for operating systems (Windows, *nix), including Cisco and other devices, that have Telnet, SSH or FTP. These checks to do not include password guessing for databases or Web Auth.

Enhanced content scanning probe now includes performance enhancements as well as assessments on numerous file formats for Linux and UNIX OSs, in addition to Windows.
Live hosts that were identified during network discovery can now be displayed within the GUI. A report can also be generated from this discovery file.
Enhancements have been made to the backup & restore functionality to include credentials, custom logos, and additional configuration data.
New menu-driven launcher application allows starting SAINTmanager, SAINT nodes, and SAINT web listeners from the desktop menu without command-line knowledge.
New SAINTmanager RPM and DEB packages for easier SAINTmanager installation on Linux. […]

Last Chance to register for 2nd Annual NSA Trusted Computing Conference & Exposition

September 14, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

The 2nd Annual NSA Trusted Computing Conference and Exposition, hosted by the National Security Agency, kicks off in less than one week, September 20 – 22, in Orlando, FL! This year’s conference presents the theme, “Using COTS Technologies to Deliver Decisive Defensive Advantage.” Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the discussions about the security of vital data, networks and critical enterprise application and define the future of Trusted Computing!

It is not too late, registration is still open! Take a look at the extensive topics addressed, explore the expertise of our speakers, and consider the benefits of this conference for you personally and for your organization as a whole.

Below are some of the distinguished keynote speakers who will be presenting at the conference. To see a full list of speakers, please view the conference agenda: […]

Richard Clarke to Keynote 2nd Annual MANDIANT Incident Response Conference (MIRcon) Oct. 11

September 13, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Alexandria, Va., Sept. 12, 2011 – MANDIANT, the leader in advanced threat detection and response solutions and services, today announced former senior White House Advisor Richard Clarke will keynote day one of the 2nd annual MANDIANT Incident Response Conference (MIRcon), Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town Hotel. Clarke has worked for seven presidents and devoted three decades to combating the terrorist threat to America. […]

2011 Techno Forensics Conference – VIP Passes Available

September 13, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

DFI News in association with TheTrainingCo is offering a limited number of FREE VIP passes for this year’s Annual Techno Forensics Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina being held at Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center from October 31st to November 1st, 2011.


A limited number of FREE VIP passes are available to DFI News and Forensic Magazine subscribers. You must be registered by October 15th, 2011 to take advantage of this offer. Once you have registered online, you will receive an e-mail confirming your seat at the conference. This offer is not valid for those individuals or groups that have already registered for the conference.

Join us for the opportunity to network with some of the world’s top practitioners in the fields of Digital Forensics, Evidence Collection and Crime Scene Documentation. This conference will also provide 16 CPE credit hours for those who hold a CISSP, CISA, CISM or CFE certification. […]

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