Security Think Tank: How to get the best out of red team exercises

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How can organisations use red teaming to identify security gaps

Security Think Tank: How to maximise the value or red team exercises

Computer Weekly

How can organisations use red teaming to identify security gaps

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British navy sends robots to sea in military exercise

Network World

The Royal Navy is testing just how much robot craft can do by themselves in military exercises off the British coast. Operation Unmanned Warrior 16 is a chance for allied nations and the defense industry to show off their latest maritime autonomous systems, as part of a broader military exercise called Joint Warrior.

AWS Outage that Broke the Internet Caused by Mistyped Command

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon says Tuesday’s mayhem resulted from mistake during a routine debugging exercise. Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Downtime

Europol hosts simulated cyber attack on retail sector

Computer Weekly

Europol and MasterCard hold a retail cyber attack simulation exercise to raise awareness of the issue and how to respond to attacks, as well as promote information sharing in the sector

Paxata: Adaptive Data Preparation

CTOvision

The company’s technology dramatically reduces the most painful and manual steps of any analytic exercise, turning raw data into ready data for analytics, and empowering analysts to drive greater value for the business.

Governments and nation states are now officially training for cyberwarfare: An inside look

Tech Republic Security

Europe, Canada, USA, Australia, and others are now running training exercises to prepare for the outbreak of cyberwar. Locked Shields is the largest simulation and we take you inside

Digital Risk of Data Increases When Employees Leave

CTOvision

Ultimately, the company may decide to pursue legal action against the former employee, a costly and unwanted exercise for everyone involved. Crystal Lister.

Simplicity is a strategy that works.

Forrester IT

This last week I was fortunate enough to be invited out to Hollywood to participate in a large exercise for the entertainment industry focusing on cyber security planning and threat management.

Step-by-Step: Deploying Windows 8 Apps with System Center 2012.

IT Pros Rock!

After building your lab environment, follow these steps to configure boundaries, boundary groups and the Application Catalog site system roles prior to beginning the exercises below. As part of this process, we’ll organize the steps into the following exercises: Exercise 1: Create Application for an internal Windows 8 app package (.appx Exercise 2: Create Application for a published Windows Store app ( deep link on Windows Store ). Sign in. IT Pros ROCK!

Corporate IT: 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your 2017 Strategic Plan

CEB IT

” Too often, the strategic planning exercise is limited to a tightly bounded vacuum known as the leadership offsite. Done well, IT strategic planning does two things.

Hortonworks DataFlow 1.2 Released

CTOvision

Microsoft Band Screen: On or Off During Exercise? Katie Kennedy. Last month, Hortonworks announced their release of their Hortonworks DataFlow 1.2 , a data-source agnostic, real time data collection and dataflow management platform that makes data movement fast, easy and secure. HDF 1.2

Step-by-Step: Build a FREE SharePoint 2013 Dev/Test Lab in the.

IT Pros Rock!

Exercise 1: Register a DNS Server in Windows Azure. Exercise 2: Define a Virtual Network in Windows Azure. Connect to Existing DNS: Select XXXlabdns01 – the DNS Server registered in Exercise 1 above. Exercise 4: Configure SQL Server 2012 in a Windows Azure VM.

Digital Transformation Driven by ITaaS

Cloud Musings

To avoid vendor lock-in, this service can also be exercised across multiple IT service providers. Photo credit: Shutterstock When executing an effective digital transformation strategy, management is tasked with placing the right workload into the most appropriate IT environment.

Step-By-Step: Getting Started with Azure Machine Learning

CanITPro

While we are unable to detail the exact process undertaken by Toyota Canada and Microsoft as completed during the Hackfest itself, this post will walk through steps accomplishing a similar exercise to enable further understanding of the Machine Learning process.

Step-by-Step: Extending On-Premise Active Directory to the Cloud.

IT Pros Rock!

To complete the scenario described in this article for extending Windows Server Active Directory into the cloud, we will be using the following exercises: Configure On-Premise Active Directory Sites and Subnets. Exercise 1 – Configure On-Premise Active Directory Sites and Subnets. The on-premise Windows Server Active Directory infrastructure is now prepared for adding a new Replica Domain Controller as a Windows Azure VM, and you can continue on with the next exercise.

Transformative Training for Hybrid Cloud

Cloud Musings

In comparison with other cloud computing certifications, the NCTA CloudMASTER® certification demonstrates real-world knowledge through practical activities and lab exercises, allowing students to learn and showcase a complete portfolio of skills on a wide range of common cloud technologies.

Some server storage I/O benchmark workload scripts (Part I)

Storage IO Blog

There are various tools and workloads for server I/O benchmark testing, validation and exercising different storage devices (or systems and appliances) such as Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) flash Solid State Devices (SSDs) or Hard Disk Drives (HDD) among others. This is part one of a two part series of posts pertaining to using some common server storage I/O benchmark tools and workload scripts. View part II here which includes the workload scrips and where to view sample results.

Real-life examples test whether you are prepared for a cyberattack

Network World

Use the following tabletop exercises based on today’s most disconcerting threats to update your response plan for live action. Are you ready? While 83 percent of respondents say cyberattacks are among the top three threats facing organizations, only 38 percent say they are prepared to experience one, according to ISACA’s 2015 Global Cybersecurity Status Report. Incident response is still largely a human response.

IT Enterprise Architecture: How to Become a Digital Strategy Consultant to the Business

CEB IT

EA’s goal in this exercise is to document a wide range of possibilities, rather than trying to pick which assumptions are most likely to occur (see chart 1). In this exercise, EA specifically avoids grouping the most popular assumptions into a single scenario.

Lessons from the Synergy Forum: Affordability of Cybersecurity & Risk Management

CTOvision

On April 30 2015 industry leaders and government practitioners gathered in Tysons Corner at Cognitio's Synergy Forum to discuss technology trends, innovation, and ways to enhance enterprise and mission outcomes.

Step-by-Step: Building a Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster.

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In this Step-by-Step Guide, you will complete the following exercises to configure a Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster in a cloud-based study lab environment: Deploy Cluster Node VMs on Windows Azure. Exercise 1: Deploy Cluster Node VMs on Windows Azure. In this exercise, you will provision two new Windows Azure VMs running Windows Server 2012 on a common Windows Azure Cloud Service and Virtual Network. Exercise 3: Prepare VMs and Install Failover Clustering Feature.

Corporate IT: Why Your IT Scorecard Isn’t Impressing People

CEB IT

This refocusing exercise doesn’t mean that IT teams need to spend time and money identifying and tracking new metrics, but rather creating composite metrics that measure outcomes, instead of inputs.

Smart Skin: Computers that attach to the skin bring new meaning to term wearable computing

CTOvision

The new gadgets will be able to track your exercise and send it to your smart phone, monitor your sweat level and suggest brands of deodorant, record baby’s breathing, as well as many more uses. MC10 is a company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that has been testing computers that attach to skin and look like little wearable stickers. The device is intended to include: wireless antennas, temperature and heart-rate sensors, as well as a tiny battery.

Olisipo Can Make You A CloudMASTER®

Cloud Musings

In comparison with other cloud computing certifications, the CloudMASTER® certification demonstrates real-world knowledge through practical activities and lab exercises, allowing students to learn and showcase a complete portfolio of skills on a wide range of common cloud technologies.

Want The Government To Do Something About Cybersecurity? Advocate Congress establish a permanent joint committee on information technology

CTOvision

The joint committee was also entitled by statute to be kept "fully and currently informed" of all commission activities and vigorously exercised that statutory right, demanding information and attention from the executive branch in a fashion that arguably has no equivalent today. And multiple committees in both houses of congress try to exercise oversight over agencies and programs, but the federal enterprises have a mixed record of being able to deliver on the promise of IT.

Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2914486

IT Pros Rock!

We also encourage folks to exercise caution when visiting websites and avoid clicking suspicious links, or opening email messages from unfamiliar senders. Today we released Security Advisory 2914486 regarding a local elevation of privilege (EoP) issue that affects customers using Microsoft Windows XP and Server 2003. Windows Vista and later are not affected by this local EoP issue.

Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2896666

IT Pros Rock!

We also encourage customers to exercise caution when visiting websites and avoid clicking suspicious links or opening email messages from unfamiliar senders. Today we released Security Advisory 2896666 regarding an issue that affects customers using Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003 through 2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. We are aware of targeted attacks, largely in the Middle East and South Asia.

Step-by-Step: Templating VMs in the Cloud with Windows Azure and.

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To create and use your own template VMs in the cloud with Windows Azure, we’ll be working through the following exercises in this guide: Exercise 1: Provision a new Base VM in Windows Azure. Exercise 2: Customize, Prepare and Capture the base VM as an Image. Exercise 3: Deploy a new VM from an Image. Exercise 4: Automating Lab Provisioning with PowerShell. Exercise 1: Provision a new Base VM in Windows Azure. Sign in. IT Pros ROCK! at Microsoft.

Tech News Roundup March 16

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Endgame tracks down adversaries in AF Red Flag exercise -- GCN - GCN.com. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker. Matt Rahman Joins Tangible Security as Commercial Cyber Solutions SVP, GM. Menlo Ventures leads $14.5M round for Usermind, an enterprise business operations startup. Trifacta Expands Federal Market Presence to Accelerate the. Consumer Electronics Net.

Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - Experience with Grapevine: The Growth of a Distributed System

All Things Distributed

It was built at the famous Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center) Computer Science Laboratory as an exercise in discovering what is needed as the fundamental building blocks of a distributed system; messaging, naming, discovery, location, routing, authentication, encryption, replication, etc.

Five Architects Of The Future From Tamr Provide Insightful Assessments on Data In 2016

CTOvision

Data quality will move from being a one-shot ETL exercise into a continuous process in the data production pipeline ─ informed by analytic and reporting tools and enforced in all levels at the business intelligence stack. Tamr is a very interesting firm with incredible software and even more incredible talent. Their executive ranks include champions who have created scalable enterprise data solutions for decades, including a Turing Award winner.

Vendor Neutral Training: Proven Protection Against Cloud Horror Stories

Cloud Musings

In comparison with other cloud computing certifications, the NCTA CloudMaster certification demonstrates real-world knowledge through practical activities and lab exercises, allowing students to learn and showcase a complete portfolio of skills on a wide range of common cloud technologies.