Open source NAC system PacketFence 3.5 released

PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, free and open source network access control (NAC) system. Among the features provided by PacketFence, there are: BYOD (Bring Your …

Do you need a honeypot?

It might seem like a strange question, but I wonder how many readers are running a honeypot network in their infrastructure? If you’re not then let me be the first to …

Best Buy warning users of account compromise?

Best Buy has apparently been deactivating some of its users’ accounts and notifying the owners about it via email. “We are currently investigating increased …

Open source IDS Suricata 1.3 released

Suricata is a network intrusion detection and prevention engine developed by the Open Information Security Foundation and its supporting vendors. Several characteristics of …

A basic shift in network defense

“In our industry, most of the companies we were working with have spent the the better part of the past ten years securing the perimeter of the network with intrusion …

How to spot automated Web application attacks

Imperva released its April Hacker Intelligence Report Automation of Attacks, which analyzes how and why attacks on Web applications are automated. As much as 98 percent of …