Security Lessons: Database Security Protecting your databaseAug 23, 2012
Your database can be one of the most vulnerable elements in your organization. We share some tips for detecting and preventing attacks.more »
HTTPS Proxy Using a Squid proxy with HTTPSAug 23, 2012
How do you monitor the network when your client systems are connecting to secure web servers through HTTPS? We’ll show you how to keep watch using the Squid proxy server and share some inventive certificate tricks.more »
Table of Contents: 143 Intrusion PreventionAug 23, 2012
New vulnerabilities appear every day. To keep your network safe, you need to think like an attacker.more »
For its size, fail2ban, a utility that scans logfiles and bans suspicious IP addresses, punches well above its weight.more »
Customizing PortSentry Do you have a sentry to keep an eye on your servers?Apr 24, 2012
PortSentry monitors your ports and lets you know when they’ve been scanned.more »
Full release of BackTrack Linux 5 R2 is now available.more »
Charly’s Column: w3af The sys admin’s daily grind: w3afMar 02, 2012
After toiling away to create a small but exclusive website, Charly wanted to run a security scanner against it to check for vulnerabilities. The choice of tools is enormous, but Charly chose w3af.more »
Charly’s Column: PortSentry The sys admin’s daily grind: PortSentryFeb 03, 2012
To celebrate 10 years of his column, Charly sets up a sensitive detector that measures the cosmic background radiation of the Internet.more »
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New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
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Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.