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Adventures in Security

Commentary, reviews, and tips relevant to anyone responsible for information security. Additional episodes are available at

Last Build Date: Sun, 04 Nov 2007 15:00:00 EST

Copyright: ℗ & © 2006 Erudio Security, LLC

Episode 37 - Web Application Security, Part 8

Sat, 19 Aug 2006 21:15:00 EST

The vulnerabilities and safeguards associated with Application Denial of Service and Insecure Configuration Management

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Episode 38 - Desperation doesn't justify bad security

Sat, 09 Sep 2006 12:30:00 EST

The importance of change management, the potential security risks when desperation enters the project lifecycle, how virtual floors can provide secure flexible business-to-business connectivity, and finally, a look at some ways to handle sensitive information once printed copied or faxed.

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Episode 39 - The Home PC Threat

Sun, 24 Sep 2006 18:25:00 EST

The importance of choosing the right source for audit artifacts, and the growing threat of employee home PCs to the business enterprise

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Episode 40 - Keystroke Dynamics (KD)

Mon, 02 Oct 2006 18:30:00 EST

Examination of biometrics in general. Introduction of Keystroke Dynamics as a low impact biometric alternative.

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Episode 41 - Cyber-Espionage

Sun, 15 Oct 2006 08:30:00 EST

Customer Welfare vs. Vendor Public image, Establishing System Assurance, Cyber-espionage.

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Episode 42 - Stepping up to meet security challenges

Sat, 28 Oct 2006 12:00:00 EST

Commentary on iPods in business, security as a process, and how some programming teams are stepping up to meet security challenges.

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Episode 43 - Risk Management

Sun, 18 Feb 2007 18:00:00 EST

Commentary on iPods as criminal tools, users are not stupid, AJAX vulnerability monitoring, dangers of pirated software, and Risk Management

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Episode 44 - Virtual Server Security

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 17:00:00 EST

Key carrying photons, VoIP vulnerabilities, outsourcing security, memory debugging, Exchange DST woes, and hypervisor-based virtual server security

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Episode 45 - Keep your eye on the data

Sun, 4 Mar 2007 08:55:00 EST

Vendor bullying, AV software evaluation, Fuzzing, new SPP issue, kernel malware, and data protection

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Episode 46 - Security Leadership

Sun, 18 Mar 2007 15:10:00 EST

Bot driven spam, discretionary faxing, quantum leaps, Oracle security, 7 habits of effective security leaders, pros and cons of risk management

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Episode 47 - Ad Hoc Wireless Networks

Sun, 25 Mar 2007 11:30:00 EST

Losing the war with malware, Xbox support team is a hole in the dyke, College campuses are wide open, External pen tests, Software assurance, and Protecting your laptop from ad hoc wireless networks.

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Episode 48 - The Problem with NetBIOS

Sun, 01 Apr 2007 11:30:00 EST

Wireless RFID encryption, CarderIM, Banker Trojans, Cisco NAC vulnerabilities, data encryption, and NetBIOS challenges.

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Episode 49 - Computer Forensics Part 1

Sun, 29 Apr 2007 15:20:00 EST

Cisco NAC defaults create vulnerability, Vista may be no more secure than XP, Securing and initial processing of a crime scene.

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Episode 50 - Computer Forensics Part 2

Sun, 13 May 2007 20:30:00 EST

MOICE Office 2003 security plug-in, source routing infests IPv6, the continuing risk of removable storage, preparing for electronic evidence acquisition, preventing data leakage through swap and hibernation files.

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Episode 51 - Computer Forensics Part 3

Sun, 27 May 2007 18:30:00 EST

Another government security foul-up, BlueFur Anti-phishing solution, Interpol security checklist, cracking a protected BIOS, and finding "hidden" data.

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Episode 52 - Phishing Undercover

Sat, 29 Sep 2007 15:25:00 EST

Inexpensive lockable USB memory stick, risk management, large Web sites expose authentication tokens, phishing undercover, and attaining network-wide visibility.

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Episode 53 - Desktop Application Virtualization

Sun, 07 Oct 2007 20:10:00 EST

Information Security is about protecting the data,desktop application virtualization and application streaming

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Episode 54 - IT Security Essential Body of Knowledge

Sun, 14 Oct 2007 19:45:00 EST

Security enhancements in XP SP3, review of native data encryption, properly classifying security tests, Swiss move quantum cryptography into production, and DHS releases IT Security Essential Body of Knowledge.

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Episode 55 - Recipe for Mobile Data Security

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 17:00:00 EST

SOX Television, an inexpensive file encryption utility, and using TPM, Bitlocker, and Active Directory to secure laptop data.

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Episode 56 - Suspect Interviewing Techniques

Sun, 04 Nov 2007 15:00:00 EST

Finding and dealing with rogue employees, crack WEP in less than 60 seconds, rainbow table LM password cracking, a really naive 419 scam victim, and tips on interviewing insider suspects.

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