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Archive: Dec 2014

Best Security Software 2015

Looking back at 2014, the progress in technology used for antivirus protection, online security and user privacy defense is to the fore. In the framework of increasingly tight competition within the industry and the vendors’ approaches that have to rapidly advance in order to meet the more serious...

How to remove Vosteran Search from infected web browser

What makes it easy to tell a reputable web service enhancement from a potentially unwanted one is its mode of installation and whether or not it clearly asks for user authorization to amend browsing settings in one way or another. Based on these indisputable criteria, the add-on called Vosteran (or Vosteran...

The State of Incident Response by Bruce Schneier 4: OODA Loops in Cybersecurity

The concept of OODA loops, which originated in the U.S. Air Force, is being explained and extrapolated to digital incident response in this entry. Alright, so, people, process, and technology. The key here is making it scale. I’m at the follow-on sentence from Lorrie Cranor, she wrote: “However,...

The State of Incident Response by Bruce Schneier 3: Effects of the Prospect Theory

The nuances covered by Bruce Schneier in this part are related to the psychological effects on IT security, namely the behavioral patterns for loss aversion. Now my one piece of psychology. I am going to try to explain security in terms of one psychological theory. And the theory is “prospect...

The State of Incident Response by Bruce Schneier 2: Security-Related IT Economics

Having highlighted the basic IT security trends, Bruce Schneier moves on to dwell on the economic facet of the contemporary cybersecurity. Now I want to give you some IT economics that’s relevant to security. I have four pieces of economics that matter for IT and matter for security, and I think the more...

The State of Incident Response by Bruce Schneier

This series of articles reflects a Black Hat talk by prominent computer security expert Bruce Schneier where he covers the current state of incident response. I’m going to talk about incident response. I’m going to talk about it in kind of a meandering fashion. I’m going to talk about three trends in...