Posts Tagged ‘data protection’


Incident Response services now available!

September 14, 2016

Security Incident Response is like firefighting: it’s not something you need everyday, but when you need it, you want the best, and you want it fast.  We’re proud to announce […]


Facebook Removes Privacy Settings (or Why it’s hard to hide information on the Internet)

October 29, 2013

A few weeks ago Facebook announced the removal of a “Search” setting. That’s their marketing term for a privacy setting. The setting in question allowed a user to prevent his […]


Burp Extension for F5 Cookie Detection

August 8, 2013

 This past February, my fellow colleague James Jardine wrote an excellent blog post called “Decoding F5 Cookie” where he described in detail how F5 load balancers use a persistence cookie […]


Your Passwords Were Stolen: What’s Your Plan?

June 5, 2013

If you have been glancing at many news stories this year, you have certainly seen the large number of data breaches that have occurred. Even just today, we are seeing […]


Active Defenses?

February 19, 2013

Active defense, often mistakenly called hacking back, is a common topic thrown around the security space lately.  And I think there are a number of reasons for this. Current security […]


Finding the Leaks

January 9, 2013

One of the common vulnerabilities we find when performing internal network penetration testing is sensitive data on open SMB file shares.  Now, by “open” I am including both unauthenticated as […]


SH5ARK: Taking a Byte out of HTML5

November 13, 2012

The new features in HTML5 have opened a whole new world of opportunities for developers and for attackers.  Secure Ideas recognized this and  with the help of the DARPA Cyber […]


How To: Encrypting Mac Mail

November 8, 2012

As a security consultant, frequently traveling, it is critical to implement security controls to protect sensitive data on my computer.  One of the most often overlooked data is locally stored […]