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INFOSEC Policies 0

INFOSEC policies: A primer

Tools are not a silver bullet. By themselves, they are not the panacea against all the information security ills that their marketing material purport them to be. They must be accurately placed in the...

Windows Server, SHA-2 Compatibility and You 0

Windows Server, SHA-2 Compatibility and You

Image courtesy of Adam Scott As of 2010. NIST has recommended that the SHA1 protocol be deprecated. Like most technology the pace of updating and rolling out applications with SHA-2 Compatibility is slow. The...

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Most Common Passwords of 2015

  The list of top 10,000 most common passwords list for 2015 was compiled by Mark Burnett @ xato.net I took the data that he pulled from his list of 6.5 million username and...