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The SANS Institute: the 20 Critical Security Controls for building secure computing

SANS: 20 Critical Security Controls.

The SANS security controls are a consensus-arrived-at handbook that will guide public computer systems (and concerned private users) in protecting them from hijacking, malware and information theft.

Even for a family’s home wifi network with a few smart phones, a laptop, a backup hard drive and a desktop in Mom’s home office, these steps are adoptable and work.


76,901 DNSChanger infected US Systems will be cut off July 9

There are 76,901 systems [as of May 21] still infected in the U.S. The FBI will cut these machines off on July 9.

Russ Imrie – May 2012

via DNSChanger Lingers: 330k Systems Still Infected, 77,000 In The U.S. | threatpost.

Read about the whole mess here.

distant US Capitol dome

U.S. Capitol SOTU eve, 2011 - photo Russ Imrie

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