Yearly Archives: 2007

The CISSP is not a technical certificate…

Here is a great article write by Martin McKeay check it out… Repeat after me, “The CISSP is not a technical certificate, it’s a management certificate” I’ve held my CISSP for coming on 5 years now.  I earned my CCNA

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Structured Query Language – SQL Injection

A major attack vector web programmers sometimes forget about is input cleansing. If user inputs are not cleansed prior to submitting the data to the SQL server attackers can submit malicious code to the server. This code can make the

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Security Hole

The other week I found a major security hole in one of the systems at work. I notified my manager who then notified the correct people. I am waiting to see if this issue gets resolved. So far I have

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How to Create a Security Team for $4.95, Plus Tax – Security Catalyst

Fun Article from the Security Catalyst. Full Article Here. In addition to getting to break things in order to help our customers prevent assorted miscreants from doing so, one of the many hats I wear at QuietMove is the amorphous

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How To Not Catch Terrortist – Bruce Schneier

Great article by Bruce Schneier title How To Not Catch Terrorist. Click here for the article. “Data mining for terrorists: It’s an idea that just won’t die. But it won’t find any terrorists, it puts us at greater risk of

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Netflix Watch Now

My Netflix account now has the new Watch Now feature. I have watched two movies with Watch Now and I am very impressed. The movies start streaming quickly and pay back is very smooth with little or no buffering issues. Netflix has

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Still busy

My new job is keeping me very busy. I have been working around 50 hours a week and with the drive time I am away from home for 12 hours a day. My class has been going well. I am almost done

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It has been a while…

My new job is going well. It is keeping me very busy. I am really enjoying the work. The last few days I have been sick. I seem to be all better now. I am looking forward to getting a

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Principle of Least Privilege

The Principle of Least privilege simply put requires that in a computing system every process, user, and program must be able to access only information and resources that are necessary to its job duty. The principle of least privilege was

Posted in Computers, Security

It has been a while…

It has been a long time since I last posted. I have been very busy. I got a new job as a support engineer for a large company in Redmond, WA. I am enjoying the new challenge and can’t wait

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