Practical security management for startups

We normally associate the term “small business” or SME (small to medium sized enterprise) with commercial operations that buy and sell, manufacture products or provide services – lawyers, plumbers, accountants, web developers etc… However – there is an important class of small business operations that is often overlooked when it comes to information security and[…]

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The cloud concierge

The Israeli ISPs are really really bad.  Just abysmal. It hurts me just to think about the level of customer service and data security incompetence that would make an Iraqi ISP running an operation in a store front beam with pride. I assume that we are not the only business to suffer from Netvision (and[…]

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The Microsoft monoculture as a threat to national security

This is probably a topic for a much longer essay, but after two design reviews this week with medical device vendor clients on software security issues, I decided to put some thoughts in a blog post. Almost 8 years ago, Dan Geer, Rebecca Bace,Peter Gutmann, Perry Metzger, Charles Pfleeger, John Quarterman and Bruce Schneier wrote a[…]

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Medical device security in a hospital network

Medical devices are everywhere today.  In your doctors office measuring your blood pressure, at your cosmetician (for hip reduction…) and in the hospital for everything from patient monitoring to robot-assisted surgery. The people that develop embedded medical devices based on Intel platforms know that Windows is vulnerable. Lacking embedded Linux know-how, medical device developers often[…]

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