NSA head Gen. Keith Alexander speaking in June 2010 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Credit: CSIS/Flickr
Gen. Keith Alexander is the director of the National Security Agency and oversees U.S. Cyber Command, which means he leads the governmentâs effort to protect America from cyberattacks. Due to the secretive nature of his job, he maintains a relatively low profile, so when he does speak, people listen closely. On July 9, Alexander addressed a crowded room at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington,
Posted on 17 August 2012. | Organizations face ever-stricter regulatory and security requirements to protect data. But user provisioning systems alone cannot meet these needs because they do not provide an enterprise-wide view of user entitlements in a view business managers can understand.
Posted on 16 August 2012. | Google has announced that it will increase the prizes given out to successful participants of its Pwnium competition.
Posted on 16 August 2012. | NSS Labs testing showed that 9 of 13 popular consumer anti-virus products tested failed to provide adequate protection against
Microsoft is warning customers about the availability of the ChapCrack tool that Moxie Marlinspike built to crack the VPN credentials for systems built on MS-CHAPv2 protocol. The company said that while it's not aware of any active attacks using the tool, customers can protect themselves by implementing PEAP or changing to a more secure VPN tunnel.
Marlinspike unveiled the ChapCrack tool at DEF CON last month, and it's designed to take packet captures from sessions using the MS-CHAPv2 protocol and strip out the user's credentials
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