Security Wire Weekly:

October, 2008


October 30, 2008  3:03 PM

Derek Manky on cybercrime and identity theft



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
The Nameless Security Podcast

Nameless Security PodcastAn expert on cybercrime and online scams, Derek Manky, security researcher at Fortinet, joins Dennis Fisher for a discussion of the threats from...

October 29, 2008  2:09 PM

SWW: Malware targets new Microsoft flaw



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Security Wire Weekly

Jason Miller, security data team manager at patching vendor Shavlik Technologies, talks about Microsoft's emergency bulletin MS08-067 released last week. Microsoft is...


October 28, 2008  11:01 AM

Anti-Phishing Working Group sees long struggle



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Security Newsmakers

Security NewsmakersDave Jevans, chairman of the Anti-Phishing Working Group talks about the exponential increase in phishing websites, the...


October 24, 2008  3:47 PM

Security Squad: Security pros face troubles



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Security Squad

The SearchSecurity editorial team discuss how the poor economy affects security pros, cybersecurity for the next president, vendor security transparency and the security job market.


October 22, 2008  1:28 PM

SWW: Flawed IRS system prompts security lessons



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Security Wire Weekly

The Internal Revenue Service deployed two systems despite knowing they contained flaws, according to a government review. Jack Danahy, chief technology officer and...


October 17, 2008  11:22 AM

How to detect system management mode (SMM) rootkits



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Threat Monitor

Rootkits were once a system administrator's best friend. Now they have evolved to become an admin's worst nightmare: well-known, surreptitious malware...


October 15, 2008  2:31 PM

SWW: Oracle issues patches; Security policy tug-of-war



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Security Wire Weekly

Amichai Shulman, founder and CTO of Imperva examines the latest round of patches issued byOracle Corp. A new survey from RSA finds security policy is being bypassed...


October 10, 2008  11:19 AM

Andre Gold on IT security and financial uncertainties



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
The Nameless Security Podcast

Andre Gold, former director of security at Continental Airlines and former head of security and risk management at ING U.S. Financial Services talks about how IT security pros should respond to the current financial crisis and the mergers and acquisitions associated with it.


October 8, 2008  2:16 PM

SWW: Identity theft laws, Red Flag rules



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Security Wire Weekly

Scott Mitic of TrustedID talks about the latest Identity theft news and the FTC Red Flag rules for healthcare firms taking effect Nov. 1.


October 3, 2008  1:30 PM

Adam Shostack on privacy, data breaches and “The New School of Information Security”



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
The Nameless Security Podcast

Adam Shostack, a well-respected voice on privacy and security issues, joins Dennis Fisher in this episode of the Nameless Security Podcast to discuss the data breach epidemic, the untimely demise of Zero Knowledge Systems and his new book, “The New School of Information Security.”


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