Data Security Podcast Episode 47 – Apr 06 2009

The Data Security Podcast is the place for 30 minutes of news every week on data security, privacy, and the law.

This weeks program: New PowerPoint zero day attack; Conficker is still alive and kickin’ how do you tell if it’s on your network? And the week’s news.

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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock Removable Media Security Software.

The Show Notes Page for Episode 47 of The Data Security Podcast

-From The News: PowerPoint zero-day vulnerability (969136) as reported on the SANS Internet Storm Center; More on the “Microsoft Office Isolated Conversion Environment” on an interesting MSFT blog. Alternatives: OpenOffice, or StarOffice.

. – From The News: REPORT – FBI Agents Raid Dallas ISP and seize equipment for 50 companies unrelated to the raid, including an e911 system.

-From The News: Senator Rockefeller(D) and Senator Snowe(R) introduced a comprehensive cybersecurity bill that gives broad powers to the President and requires licensing of cybersecurity professionals.

-Tales From The Dark Web: As posted on the SANS Internet Storm Center: Locate Conficker infected hosts with a network scan. Plus use Snort to detect Conficker: Open Source Conficker-C Scanner/Detector Released. Then, in Part Two of the segment: Next-gen SQL injection attacks.

– Conversation: Ira talks with Matt Shanahan of AdmitOne Security about keystroke biometrics they use in AdmitOne Scout.

– Wrap Up: A very English revolt against Google Street View

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