Tag Archives: open source

Free PIX Firewall Checker

Matasano Security has released an upgrade to Flint, a FREE web application that examines firewall configurations. “Flint examines firewalls, quickly computes the effect of all the configuration rules, and then spots problems.”

According to Matasano, once you upload a firewall configuration, Flint:

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Top 10 IT Jobs

According to CIO magazine, here’s the hot IT jobs (followed by comments by me in italics):

NOTE: IT Auditors, don’t pass over this article!

1. Security specialist/ethical hacker

One specialty, computer forensics, is hot. Forensic labs are almost always behind in their work. Is it due to a lack of good technicians or that forensic folks aren’t cheap? Either answer is good news.

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Security Training on a ShoeString

In 2010: Security On A Diet, security investigator and blogger Security Monkey notes how you can train and sharpen your security staff without spending any money.

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Firefox May Already be Dead

Keir Thomas, author of several books on Ubuntu, including the Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference, declares that Firefox has lost its way.  He says that the fox is slow and Slashdot users are complaining about it heavily.

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