Introduction to Security Threat Modeling

September 21, 2012 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Recently reviewed Security threat modeling, or threat modeling, is a process of assessing and documenting a system’s security risks. Security threat modeling enables you to understand a system’s threat profile by examining it through the eyes of your potential foes. With techniques such as entry point identification, privilege boundaries and threat trees, you can identify strategies to mitigate potential threats to your system. Your security threat modeling efforts also enable your team to justify security features within a system, or security practices for using the system, to protect your corporate assets. […]

Privacy Threat Model for Mobile

September 20, 2012 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Evaluating privacy vulnerabilities in the mobile space can be a difficult and ad hoc process for developers, publishers, regulators, and researchers. This is due, in significant part, to the absence of a well-developed and widely accepted privacy threat model. […]

Laptop Security Tips: How to Keep it From Getting Lost or Stolen

September 11, 2012 admin 0

Treat your laptop like cash

Get it out of the car, don’t ever leave your laptop behind

Keep it locked, use a security cable

Keep it off the floor, or at least between your feet.

Keep passwords somewhere else, not near the laptop or case

Don’t leave it “for just a sec” no matter where you are

Pay attention in airports, especially at the security check

If you have an alarm, turn it on […]

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