Securitywatch

December 18, 2006

Tracking Santa

Formed in 1958 under a bi-national agreement between the United States and Canada, NORAD (North American Aerospace Defence Command) is a military organisation responsible for the […]
December 14, 2006

Greek Authorities Fine Vodafone €76 Million for Network Breach

During the 2004 Greek Olympics persons unknown broke into the Vodafone network and installed surveillance software to monitor the calls of over 100 people including the […]
December 14, 2006

SANS Training Coming to Dublin

SANS will be hosting a training event at the Red Cow Moran Hotel from April the 16th to the 21st 2007. The courses being offered are; […]
December 11, 2006

Microsoft Confirm Another 0 Day vulnerability in Word

Microsoft has confirmed that a new 0 day vulnerability has been discovered in their Microsoft Word product.  Versions Word 2000, Word 2002, Word 2003 and the […]
December 8, 2006

CERT Podcasts

Thanks to Gary Hinson’s excellent NoticeBored Blog I was made aware of the podcasts CERT/CC are producing entitled CERT Podcast Series: Security for Business Leaders.  Some […]
December 6, 2006

Establishing a National CERT in Ireland

As a nation promoting itself as a knowledge economy and the “Silicon Valley” of Europe I found it strange that Ireland does not have a Computer Emergency Response […]
December 1, 2006

The US Cyber Consequences Unit Cyber-Security Checklist Released.

I received an email from Scott Borg, Director and Chief Economist of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit which is an independent research group that supplies the […]
November 25, 2006

The SANS Top 20 2006 List Released

As part of my role as European Editor for The SANS Institute’s NewsBites newsletter I was invited to the recent release of the SANS Top 20 list. […]