security too secure
Summary: security too secure
The security thing won't let me in this sight no matter how I accept,
confirm, get certificate, etc.
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...when is secure, secure?
I wrote a custom authentication handler for PureFTPD, using a combination of
authentication methods, for about 4 different types of users.
So far, from testing it, it does look to work properly, and does it's job
pretty well (and fast). I use #!/usr/bin/perl -W as well as use Strict, and
use warnings, and the code returns no errors or warnings when run.
I am right to presume that this basically only really tells me the my syntax
and structure of the application is right? What's a good way to see whether
it is actually SECURE... There is a couple of lines of...How secure is secure?
Thanks to this group and all the high tech individuals who frequent it I
have learned how to protect my PC from the inside out. But what about
security risks to my info 'before' it gets to my computer? Like my mail
box on the server. Could someone hack into that and thumb through my
If so, how would I ever know?
(The short story)
We have a rogue employee at my work who one day decided to run the web
site, she got in tight with the ISP, got tools to set and delete
passwords on a protected directory on the server. Who knows if she has
telnet access to other things, li...Security Risks of using built-in security controls?
Hi,Our IT team have a policy whereby a database Server is not allowed on any of our web servers, for security reasons. With the onset of the in-built security controls, the SQL server is automatically created and placed in the App_Data folder which resides on the web site.Could anybody point me to literature that would inform us whether having the SQL server on the web site will compromise the security of our web server, together with any ads or disadvantages of using this system.Also, if SQL server is not allowed on the Web server, is it possible to use&...(IN)SECURE Magazine from Net-Security (PDF download)
A little more light reading :-)
Latest issue, #13:
(86 pages, with ads [not animated ads] - like a printed magazine)
Archives of past issues:
ISSUE 13 (September 2007)
* Interview with Janne Uusilehto, Head of Nokia Product Security
* Social engineering social networking services: a LinkedIn example
* The case for automated log management in meeting HIPAA compliance
* Risk decision making: whose call is it?
* Interview with Zulfikar Ramzan, Senior Principal Re...Password secure...is it secure?
Yes I just got this baby and I LOVE it! Its great. I have stored all my
passwords inside of it (and yes made a few backups from them in secure
locations) How secure is this program really? It uses blowfish to encrypt
the database but how strong blowfish? 128bits? 256? 448?
Anything else I should think about it? I have putted it and its databases
inside PGPdisk just to play it safe...but then again Im a paranoid. :)
My privacy related homepage and PGP keys:
********...Secure connections: how secure are they?
......... both useful and malicious information can be transmitted via network
connections. Standard solutions protect computers against threats present in
standard network connections, but aren't able to counter threats present in
secure connections. Verifying the contents of a secure connection is
impossible by virtue of its secure nature, as demonstrated by the different
types of protection listed above. As a result, malicious data within secure
channels can cause a significant amount of damage, and sometimes more than if
it were to be transmitted via a standard, non-s...Security
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I'm a Mac user 10.4.8 of Thunderbird 188.8.131.52 & am wondering how
"Enabling FIPS" will improve my security? I can't seem to find any
explanation of FIPS under Thunderbird help.
Have a good day R Schwager
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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Tr...How secure is secure enough?
July 28, 2008 (Computerworld) This story originally appeared in
Computerworld's print edition.
If there is a Holy Grail in the information security industry, it surely is
the answer to the question, "How secure is secure enough?"
It's a question that many security managers have either avoided answering
altogether or tried to quickly sidestep by throwing a fistful of mainly
pointless operational metrics at anyone who cared to ask.
"Never d...How secure is AuthenticationTypes.Secure?
I understand that AuthenticationTypes.Secure requests secure authentication using Kerberos or NTLM (??). However, here is a scenario I am trying to understand. Let us say that I am having a regular ASP.NET site - with SSL certificates not installed on the web server. The login sends the request out to an AD server which also does not have certificates installed. However, I have set Secure flag to AuthenticationTypes.Secure. When the username and password data gets transmitted between the application and the LDAP server, how secure are the password and username info? In other words is this in...form security against security
i have a form in my website which is to be filled by user and that form stores in database(sql server 2005).
but someone told me that anyone can run script in textboxes in that form and can damage database,
so how to avoid such security lack.
it is common practice to use parameterized sql statements or stored procs to insure you are protected from sql injections attacks.
if you concatenate user input directly into a sql statement, then you are at risk.Mike Banavige~~~~~~~~~~~~Need a site code sample in a different language? Try converting it with: http://converte...Security Briefs: Security Enhancements in the .NET Framework 2.0
Security Briefs: Security Enhancements in the .NET Framework 2.0
As I write this column, version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET
Framework is at Beta 1. When I got my bits, I hacked together
a little program to dump all of the public members of all public
types in the entire Framework and ran it on version 1.1 as well
as 2.0. I then used WINDIFF.EXE to compare the two text files,
and s...Secure By Design: How Guardian Digital Secures EnGarde Secure Linux
"EnGarde Secure Linux is not just another "repackaged" Linux
distribution, but a modern open source system built from the ground up
to provide secure services in the threatening world of the modern
...."The Community edition of EnGarde Secure Linux is completely free
and open source, and online security and application updates are
freely available with GDSN registration."...
...Vulnerabilities and Security, is AJAX secure ?
Since Microsoft's SmartClient technology did not succeed as expected (because its complex design and coding), I recently realized that I have no option but to try to improve my projects with AJAX. Although it's understandable to feel fear when using a "new" or "non-mature" technology, I found this document that made me think twice before I update some of my work to avoid users suffer the "POST" pain: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Testing_for_AJAX_Vulnerabilities
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