Now THAT'S what we call security!

Credit to Author: Sharky| Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 03:00:00 -0700

IT consultant gets a gig doing work for a government agency that frequently handles top-secret documents — and it gets a bit surreal at times, reports a pilot fish in the know.

“When Fred would get to work, a guard armed with an assault rifle would turn on a red light,” fish says. “That signaled all employees to cover their papers and turn off their monitors.

“Fred would then be escorted through cubeville — with the eyes of every employee on him — to a windowless office, where he would be locked in. The process repeated at the end of the day — he had to phone the guard to come get him.

“But what about bathroom breaks? The same process was followed, except the guard had to accompany Fred into the restroom, and Fred had to remain in the guard’s direct line of sight at all times to prevent loss of restricted data.

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Quick Heal supports the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:42:03 +0000

Microsoft is soon coming up with a new update for Windows 10 PCs called Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This post lists some of the highlights of this update and compatibility of Quick Heal products with the OS. Windows 10 Fall Creators Update – Highlights Security enhancements in Edge browser…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of October 16, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:29:23 +0000

Various forms of fuzzing techniques that search for vulnerabilities in software programs have been around for several decades, but it can a tedious task, especially when looking at an entire enterprise application. Earlier this week, Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) vulnerability researcher Abdul-Aziz Hariri published a blog detailing how to fuzz the image conversion feature of…

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How to create an intentional culture of security

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:00:48 +0000

A culture of security in the workplace has always existed; it just may be unrecognized, weak, or inconsistent. How can businesses get employees to accept and champion an intentional culture of security? And why should they? We’ll show you how.

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