Friday, July 30, 2021

Kurt Seifried

Managing Outgoing Viruses

Every once in a while, I see some new security development that really sets me on edge. The latest one is courtesy of DERA (Defense...

ImmunixOS 7 – Secure Linux

There are basically two established Linux distributions with a serious bent on security, ImmunixOS and NSA's SELinux. They both have released working, mature code that you can...

Security Attacks in the Real World

The physical world is a large, messy place. It's full of people, and some of these people might be hostile attackers. Most companies respond to this threat with locked...

Securing the Wireless Network

Wireless networks are becoming de rigeur, something you must have if you want to keep up with the Joneses. You can now surf the Web...

Why Firewalls?

Firewalls are usually seen as a requirement if you are going to attach your network to other networks, especially the Internet. Unfortunately, some network administrators...

Why We Don’t Need Perfectly Secure Systems

Kurt's Closet Archive People constantly discuss the issue of secure systems and often get it wrong. Comments like "once an attacker has physical access, your security...

Hiring Hackers: Why it Might Not Be Such a Good Idea

Kurt's Closet Archive There has been a long, ongoing debate about this issue, and recently it has resurfaced in public. Should companies hire hackers convicted of computer crimes?...

Firewalls: What To Block

Oddly enough, this is something many people don't think about a whole lot. In some cases, you can simply deny everything and have a few specific...

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