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The X-Files

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SIEM is one of the most important facets of any Enterprise security posture.  After deploying security products from multiple vendors across a wide array of platforms; correlating, understanding, and utilizing the data that comes forth can be a challenge.   Luckily, AlienVault USM brings crowd-sourced security platforms to the forefront.  The …

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Protect Yourself

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A digital identity should never be taken lightly; the internet shines a promising light on the world of tomorrow, but casts an even darker shadow on the world of today.  Identity theft is no longer the exotic crime it was in the past, but rather an all too familiar symptom of the modern …

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VSentry and Micro VM’s

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Endpoint Protection encompasses a large scope of the cyber security domain.  Presently, topics like: definitions, updates, heuristics, zero-day attacks, and APT’s, dominate the conversation, while a bevy of solutions seek to address these concerns using a wide range of techniques, and proprietary technologies. VSentry: Systematic Endpoint Protection by Bromium attempts …

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Now that’s “Shelf Life”

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Putting up a book shelf is typically one of lifes more mundane endeavors.  Drill a few holes, place a level, and “eureka!” a parking space for that Goosebumps collection.  But what happens when a pack of ninja assassins mistake you for Beatrix Kiddo, and come barging in through every soft spot …

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Infrared to the rescue!

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A bloodhound has over 230 million olfactory cells (scent receptors), providing for a distinctive perception that can be used for identifying and tracking objects at great distances through smell. The bloodhounds advantage in smell is 40 times greater than that of humans, and the power behind its unique ability is virtually incomprehensible. But …

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Thats some bull

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Security cameras are sweeping the perimeter, motion detectors are stationed in the hall, and the windows and doors are secured with deadbolts, what next? All of these measures are a great way to dial up the security of any home, however they do nothing to resolve a matter that has already escalated …

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Public scrutiny

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The use of social media sites has always come with an inherent level of risk.  Potential complications are prevalent throughout the internet but even more so where users are encouraged to upload personal information and connect with digital identities.  In light of this, it can come as a surprise when …

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Mobility anew

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Mobile security is an essential component for any smartphone. Today, an unquantifiable amount of traffic passes through this hand-held device, and effectively monitoring and securing this pass-through is paramount. The rise in mobile banking and retail transactions over the web, via smartphones, has opened the “fraud-flood-gates” aiding identity theft. The solution: Install Norton Mobile Security. The anti-theft, anti-malware, and privacy …

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Look stunning!

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Self defense is a responsibility, and when selecting the proper tool for the job there are many options to choose between. Weapons of any sort come with baggage whether its high cost, registration, upkeep, or convenience. However, unlike many options the stun gun was designed specifically for civilian-grade defense, and not military warfare.  …

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“Halt… who goes there?”

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Looking to secure a home without potentially exposing its privacy?  In the realm of home security, surveillance cameras now provide protection for many residences across the globe, with an array of features ranging from tilt, to zoom, and even night-vision.  But with every advancement in security technology, comes the birth of a new vulnerability! Hackers are finding ways to exploit these technologies, …

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