The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library.

IT Security Professionals: Beware the Heartbleed Security Vulnerability!

First of all, kudos to┬áNeel Mehta of Google Security for discovering this bug and to Adam Langley <agl@chromium.org> and Bodo Moeller <bmoeller@acm.org> for preparing the fix. The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used…

2015 – Ten Signs of a Great Penetration Tester

I have had the privilege of working with some great IT auditors, penetration testers (pen-testers), ethical hackers and social engineering experts. I have worked for them, worked with them and many have worked for me. Here are ten personality factors, skill assets, behavioral nuances and simple things to look for in beefing up your security…