FCC FTC Look at Mobile Updates

FCC FTC Look at Mobile Updates

 FCC FTC Look at Mobile Updates The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are looking for details on how companies release their mobile security updates. Per CNET, …

About Scott Entsminger

Scott Entsminger was born and raised in Virginia. He graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice. Scott has worked for the Department of Defense since graduating college. He is an expert in Windows Administration; with specific experience in Group Policy and vulnerability remediation. He also has specific experience in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security.

Scott holds the CompTIA Security+ certification. He is always looking to diversify his skillset. Scott is an avid sports fan, particularly baseball. He also is an avid gamer and enjoys learning different skills involving his PC.

Ransomware Infects Android 4.x

Ransomware Infects Android 4.x

Ransomware Infects Android 4.x and Earlier Ransomware has been sighted infecting older versions of Android in a Blue Coat lab environment. It was discovered using several vulnerabilities to install the malware silently …

About Scott Entsminger

Scott Entsminger was born and raised in Virginia. He graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice. Scott has worked for the Department of Defense since graduating college. He is an expert in Windows Administration; with specific experience in Group Policy and vulnerability remediation. He also has specific experience in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security.

Scott holds the CompTIA Security+ certification. He is always looking to diversify his skillset. Scott is an avid sports fan, particularly baseball. He also is an avid gamer and enjoys learning different skills involving his PC.

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Mobile Insecurity (with Georgia Weidman)

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Everyone wants to think about how secure they are. This podcast flips the script and assesses insecurity, specifically Mobile Insecurity. We discuss issues within the mobile computing ecosystem.

1. Current Event: Apple Quick Time and why could it not have been Flash. Georgia’s dad still uses Microsoft XP and won’t connect his printer to the network.
2. Georgia delivers her “Mobile Insecurity” talk and we discuss issues in the mobile threat landscape and possible mobile issues.
3. Mobile Malware, Ransomware, and MDM are discussed. Issues within the actual mobile Operating Systems are discussed briefly.
4. Joe asks if Georgia sees mobile devices distributing Ransomware and Malware to cars.
5. Quick banter of Apple vs FBI and the implications of the precedent both attempted and actually set.

Google Fixes Kernel Vulnerability

Google Fixes Kernel Vulnerability

Google Fixes Kernel Vulnerability Google has began patching a security flaw in the Linux kernel that was discovered two years ago. It’s allowing users to gain full root access. Per …

About Scott Entsminger

Scott Entsminger was born and raised in Virginia. He graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice. Scott has worked for the Department of Defense since graduating college. He is an expert in Windows Administration; with specific experience in Group Policy and vulnerability remediation. He also has specific experience in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security.

Scott holds the CompTIA Security+ certification. He is always looking to diversify his skillset. Scott is an avid sports fan, particularly baseball. He also is an avid gamer and enjoys learning different skills involving his PC.

4 Things to Know About Ransomware

Top 5 Cybersecurity Threats in 2015

Top 5 Cybersecurity Threats in 2015   In this week’s Top 5 review we will be discussing the Top 5 cybersecurity vulnerabilities and threats in 2015.  This isn’t designed to be …

About Matthew Eliason

Matthew Eliason was born in Houston, Texas.  Upon graduating from high school, he joined the Navy.  His first tour was as an Information Systems Technician of a 130 client DOD network where he developed the documentation and maintenance procedures from 2007-2012.  In 2012, he transferred shore duty where he serves as a system and security administrator.

He graduates with a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology from American Military University in November of 2015. He holds the CompTIA Security+ certification and has extensive experience in DOD Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security compliance and procedures.  He enjoys golf, hiking, watching football in his spare time.

This Week in Security

This week in Security: October 27, 2015

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This week in Security: October 27, 2015 This week, we discuss the T-Mobile/Verizon Android LTE Security Vulnerability, Congress Attempting to Pass a Revamped CISPA, and CIA Director gets email hacked …

T-Mobile/Verizon Android Device LTE Security Vulnerability

T-Mobile/Verizon Android Device LTE Security Vulnerability

T-Mobile/Verizon Android Device LTE Security Vulnerability Carnegie Mellon University CERT database has published a vulnerability notice regarding the newest security vulnerability that affects Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile networks. Per …

About Scott Entsminger

Scott Entsminger was born and raised in Virginia. He graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice. Scott has worked for the Department of Defense since graduating college. He is an expert in Windows Administration; with specific experience in Group Policy and vulnerability remediation. He also has specific experience in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security.

Scott holds the CompTIA Security+ certification. He is always looking to diversify his skillset. Scott is an avid sports fan, particularly baseball. He also is an avid gamer and enjoys learning different skills involving his PC.

This Week in Security

This week in Security: October 20, 2015

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This week in Security: October 20, 2015 This week, we discuss the Adobe Flash, Google Android Zero Day, and Cyberwar esclations. We recap the blogs and I add a little information …

Google Fixes Kernel Vulnerability

Why the Future of Android Depends on Security

Why the Future of Android Depends on Security: If you own an Android device, you have noticed an increase in the frequency of software updates over the past year.  With …

About Matthew Eliason

Matthew Eliason was born in Houston, Texas.  Upon graduating from high school, he joined the Navy.  His first tour was as an Information Systems Technician of a 130 client DOD network where he developed the documentation and maintenance procedures from 2007-2012.  In 2012, he transferred shore duty where he serves as a system and security administrator.

He graduates with a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology from American Military University in November of 2015. He holds the CompTIA Security+ certification and has extensive experience in DOD Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security compliance and procedures.  He enjoys golf, hiking, watching football in his spare time.

This Week in Security

This week in Security September 22 2015

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This week in Security: September 22, 2015  Content We discuss the 150 successful Department of Energy Cyber Attacks between 2010 and 2014, Excellus Blue Cross and Blue Shield data breach …

Android Lock Screen Vulnerability

Android Lock Screen Vulnerability

Android Lock Screen Vulnerability If you are running the Google Android Lollipop mobile operating system and use a password to lock your phone, then your phone could be hacked. Ars Technica …

About Scott Entsminger

Scott Entsminger was born and raised in Virginia. He graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice. Scott has worked for the Department of Defense since graduating college. He is an expert in Windows Administration; with specific experience in Group Policy and vulnerability remediation. He also has specific experience in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security.

Scott holds the CompTIA Security+ certification. He is always looking to diversify his skillset. Scott is an avid sports fan, particularly baseball. He also is an avid gamer and enjoys learning different skills involving his PC.