New York Cybersecurity Regulation Delayed

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) will delay the effective date of their proposed cybersecurity regulation until March 1, 2017. A new draft of the proposed regulation will be published on December 28, 2016, with an anticipated 30 day comment period. The original proposed regulation met with significant resistance, including reportedly more than 150 comment letters. Many of the comments identified the proposed...

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A Christmas story

Twas the night before Christmas, in the office (quite late) All the other employees had left at seven (or eight) Only one soul was left, with her head in a binder: Mary, an online instructional course designer.   Her screen bathed her face in a pale blue glow While out in the street it was starting to snow And her eyes had a sorrow none ever had seen As they stared at the bleakness of her workstation’s screen.   While the rest of...

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Snort++ Build 223 Available Now on Snort.org

Snort++ build 223 is now available on Snort.org.  This is the latest monthly update available for download.  You can also get the latest updates from github (snortadmin/snort3) which is updated weekly.There are too many changes to list here so check the ChangeLog for details.Enhancements:port 2983 smb active response updatesadd JavaScript normalization to new http_inspectadd MIME file processing to new http_inspectadd alternate fast...