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Defensive Security Podcast Episode 49

More wisdom from Bob; Yahoo’s ad network delivers the magnitude exploit kit; OpenSSL site defaced by way of the hypervisor; How a 4 year long HIPAA breach highlights the need for activity monitoring; Credit Union files lawsuit against Target, seems to lack some facts; US CERT issues advisory on POS malware; 7 dodgy tips for protecting your organization from data breaches and why this security stuff is hard; A political rant on the state of security.

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Yahoo ad network delivering malware:  http://blog.fox-it.com/2014/01/03/malicious-advertisements-served-via-yahoo/
OpenSSL/hypervisor http://feedly.com/k/1bIBvK1
Importance of monitoring activity: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/four-year-long-hipaa-data-breach-discovered
Lawsuit accused Target of not complying with PCI: http://feedly.com/k/1lJp6v0
Probably completely coincidental to the Target breach: http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA14-002A
7 tips for protecting your business from a data breach: http://feedly.com/k/1alpWsA



Defensive Security Podcast Episode 43

More advice from Bob; PCI 3 is here; Stats from a survey of malware analysts; A report from EastWest on measuring the Cyber Security Problem; The benefits of a GRC program; and we talk about web defacements.

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PCI 3: http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/critiquing-new-version-pci-dss-a-6208
Study of malware analysts, highlighting that it’s apparently common to not disclose breaches: http://www.threattracksecurity.com/documents/malware-analysts-study.pdf
EastWest produces document outlining need for better incident/breach metrics: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/84odmpmtoee7rbu/MCP%20Final%2010_22_2013.pdf
VERIS Community already has this: http://www.veriscommunity.net/doku.php?id=public and it’s part of the input for the DBIR
Benefits of a grc application: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9243025/The_best_data_security_offense_is_a_good_defense?taxonomyId=17&pageNumber=1