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Insider Threat information at CERT

Published: 2009-09-22
Last Updated: 2009-09-22 23:43:36 UTC
by Jason Lam (Version: 1)
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If you ever dealt with insider threats, you would understand the complexity and sensitivity of these issues. The best resource on this topic is at the CERT website. They have been researching insider threat for over 8 years and have released a multitude of studies as well as best practices based on several hundred actual insider cases. Lots of good information that can help you while dealing with insider threat.

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ESTA scam

Published: 2009-09-22
Last Updated: 2009-09-22 00:38:27 UTC
by Jason Lam (Version: 1)
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For visitors under the Visa Waiver program going to US, there's a requirement to apply ESTA before traveling. Details about this program here. It is suppose to be a free process according to cbp.gov.

A reader by the name of AK wrote in and advise us that some possible scam sites are on the Internet charging a fee for people to apply to the ESTA program. No words on whether the applicants actually get the ESTA with the scam sites or if the information are stolen for other purposes.

The real website for ESTA application is  https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/esta.html   Be aware of the fake sites.

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Jason Lam, http://twitter.com/jasonlam_sec

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