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ex-blog Information security world June 2005 Entries
New Microsoft security guides and tools
Microsoft Solutions for Security and Security Center of Excellence released new security planning guides today: The Security Monitoring and Attack Detection Planning Guide designed to help organizations plan a security monitoring and attack detection system based on Windows Security Event logs. It highlights how to interpret the events and which events indicate the possibility that an attack is in progress. It mentions RootkitRevealer (btw version 1.53 released), but what happend with MACS (MS Audit ......

Posted On Thursday, June 30, 2005 11:10 PM

Security standards complexity
Keith Brown links to interview with Marcus Ranum, where Marcus points out how IPSec is the poster child for how design-by-committee leads to overly complex security protocols: I don't think that the standards committees underestimate security threats; I just think they're too busy doing things that are more important to them -- like holding meetings and writing minutes, or whatever it is that they do all the time. The standards I've seen that try to address security all seem to be over-engineered ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 21, 2005 10:22 PM

Vacation round trip
Finally, after two weeks of hard work (the main reason behind my silence on this blog), I'm leaving for vacation travel to Scandinavian countries. So, here is our itenary: Monday, arrive to Helsinki (presumably customs officials strike at Finnish border would not hurt our travel) and move to Turku Tuesday, arrive to Stockholm by Silja Europe and move to Oslo, Norway in the evening Wednesday, Sognefjord and Flaamsbana Thursday, Neroyfjord and Bergen Friday, Stavanger and Lysefjord (with fabulous Pulpit ......

Posted On Saturday, June 4, 2005 3:57 PM

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