Rodney Campbell's Blog

2007.02.08 Daily Security Reading

by on Feb.08, 2007, under Security

Essential lockdowns for Layer 2 switch security

Failing to secure your switch architecture is like sending hackers an engraved invitation to attack your network. Yet security administrators often neglect to lock down Layer 2 of their network infrastructure. This comprehensive guide explains the essential procedures that will enable you to properly configure and secure your switch infrastructure.

Hackers Attack Key Net Traffic Computers

Hackers briefly overwhelmed at least three of the 13 root DNS servers that help manage global computer traffic Tuesday in one of the most significant attacks against the Internet since 2002.

When Security Companies Fail

RSA Security conference… kiosks… running under the all-powerful administrator account.

PHP security from the inside

Stefan Esser is the founder of both the Hardened-PHP Project and the PHP Security Response Team (which he recently left). Federico Biancuzzi discussed with him how the PHP Security Response Team works, why he resigned from it, what features he plans to add to his own hardening patch, the interaction between Apache and PHP, the upcoming "Month of PHP bugs" initiative, and common mistakes in the design of well-known applications such as WordPress.

Comments are closed.

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:

Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!

Copyright © 2015 Rodney Campbell

Images contained on this web site may not be used or reproduced in any way without prior permission.