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todayAugust 18, 2020

secure development + malware Jake

Network security concepts in school safety plans

As summer nears its end, there’s a lot of discussion about how and when to reopen schools and universities. As a security professional, I can’t help but see the parallels between protecting students and faculty from a pandemic and protecting networks from malware. This post will examine those similarities from [...]


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todayJuly 31, 2020

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industry Jake

Security doesn’t have to be a blocker

A few months ago during a conversation at a secops event, the topic of granting exceptions came up. One of the attendees was shared his dismay. “Management is always steamrolling me” he complained, “people are just being lazy, they should be able to do it right” and added “if it ...

todayJuly 21, 2020

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vulnerabilities Jake

SIGRed: A new critical vulnerability Explained

Last Tuesday, as they do every second Tuesday, Microsoft released its monthly patch updates. One in particular (CVE-2020-1350) has been drawing a lot of attention. The vulnerability is called “SIGRed”, like that lunch I may have left in the office, its old, its bad and ripe for worms. Lets dig ...

todayJuly 9, 2020

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malware Jake

ThiefQuest: The new macOS ransomware that’s more than it seems

Last week a new macOS malware threat was discovered. Mac ransomware, while not unheard of, is still interesting enough to be of interest to security researchers. So, when Dinesh Devadosh of K7 Labs announced his discovery over twitter. His colleagues; Phil Stokes of SentinelOne, Thomas Reed of Malwarebytes and Patrik ...