SANS Cyber Defense Initiative (CDI) 2012 will be back in DC on December 7 – 16. SANS is the one education organization known for developing those security skills now most in need. Every course, evening talk, and special event being offered at SANS CDI 2012 is geared to keep you on the cutting edge and to ensure that you have the knowledge and power required to fight against the actions of today’s cyber criminals. […]
Adobe Systems has fixed more than two dozen critical flaws in Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Android systems.
The update is rated “critical” by Adobe, and was given the highest deployment priority rating for Windows users. Adobe is not aware of any exploits targeting the vulnerabilities, which impact Adobe Flash Player 11.4.402.278 and earlier for Windows, version 11.4.402.265 and earlier for Macs and version 220.127.116.11 and earlier for Linux. The update also impacts Flash Player 18.104.22.168 and earlier on Android 4.x versions and 22.214.171.124 and earlier on Android 3.x and 2.x. […]
Conducting regular security assessments on the organizational network and computer systems has become a vital part of protecting information-computing assets. Security assessments are a proactive and offensive posture towards information security as compared to the traditional reactive and defensive stance normally implemented with the use of Access Control-Lists (ACLs) and firewalls. […]