So, your network is behind a firewall, and your system is hardened? Have you took a moment to think about the actual physical security of your network and machines? Though an unlikely risk in a home based environment, it is important to consider physical attacks as a factor to prevent. In this article, I will go over two easy to do tasks that will move your system(s) another step closer to physical security. Read the rest of this entry
This is a simple walk through guide to installing nessus, configuring nessus, and running the popular Nessus Vulnerability Scanner on Linux. From the Nessus website: Nessus is the world’s most popular vulnerability scanner used in over 75,000 organizations world-wide. Many of the world’s largest organizations are realizing significant cost savings by using Nessus to audit business-critical enterprise devices and applications. Read the rest of this entry
It’s almost impossible for me to drive anywhere in Los Angeles these days without seeing a ton of soccer mom SUV’s that have the ever trendy family car decal stickers on the back window. Although most of the cars I see with the family car decals do not include each family members name, I am concerned about the few that I have seen that do. It raises a very important matter in regards to family safety.