Interesting Information Security Bits for 09/29/2008

Good afternoon everybody! I hope your day is going well.
Here are today’s Interesting Information Security Bits from around the web.

  1. Indirect iPhone Forensics << SANS Computer Forensics, Investigation, and Response
    Um, folks, large portions of the data on your iPhone or Ipod devices are likely on your computer too. Check out John’s writeup on how to read said info.
  2. Security Ripcord >> Blog Archive >> Dumping Files Names from MS Windows Directory
    Nifty batch file to get a list of files in a directory. Very nice when hooked up to the context sensitive menu as suggested in the article. Slight modification to write to new media would make it handy for forensics too.
  3. HiR Information Report: Introduction to Proximity Cards
    An interesting introduction to proximity cards. Very detailed but understandable.
  4. StillSecure, After All These Years: Do you need a free vulnerability management solution?
    Free tool available from StillSecure. Looks interesting. Will have to play with it later.
  5. Security School: Getting the most out of your SIM deployment
    Adrean Lane’s Integration of Networking and Security School on SearchSecurity.com.
  6. Data loss prevention: Data Protection Security School: Security Schools: SearchSecurity.com
    Rich Mogulls SearchSecurity Data Protection Security School.
  7. Protecting your Cookies
    Dan has an interesting post up that discusses his progression from single browser to multiple browsers to browsers with SSBs and finally to two browsers in the attempt keep his sensitive data segregated with browsing the evil internets. Go look.
  8. New version of Helix Forensics LiveCD released
    Title says it all.
  9. Maltego 2 and beyond – Part 2
    Mubix has part 2 up of a series of posts that walk us through using Maltego.
  10. Why Blog?
    Not directly related to InfoSec, but a very good post on reasons to blog has been posted by Richard. Give it a read and see if it doesn’t help you either take that step to blog or better focus the blogging you do.
  11. Friday Summary
    Rich as posted some pointers to some things he and Adrian have been doing lately. The DLP and SIM security schools over at TechTarget look very interesting.
  12. Quickpost: Stored User Names and Passwords
    Didier gives us some interesting info about where Windows keeps stored passwords. He also points us to some tools to work with them.

That’s it for today. Have fun!
Kevin

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