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Interesting reads for Friday 18 JAN 2013

1) From reader Kevin Murphy, a nice mapping of NIST 800-53 controls to the 20 Critical Controls: http://isc.sans.edu/diaryimages/files/NIST-Critical_Controls_Mapping.xlsx

2) The Citizen Lab: Planet Blue Coat: Mapping Global Censorship and Surveillance Tools

  • Researchers use Shodan to identify Blue Coat system the could be user for digital censorship, surveillance, and tracking according to NYT

3) Dark Reading: Security Researchers Expose X-ray Machine Bug

  • ICS-CERT now handling medical device vulnerability alerts in addition to SCADA/ICS vulnerabilities

4) Spiceworks: Passwords: The security tool that loves to be insecure

5) The Next Web: Microsoft debuts Android, iOS, and Windows Phone app to give, ask for help after natural disasters

Russ McRee | @holisticinfosec

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