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Lessons Learned From the Sony Hack

This article reviews the 2014 Sony hack from a strengths and weaknesses standpoint based on select parts of the SysAdmin, Audit, Network and Security (SANS) and National Institute of Standards in Technology (NIST) frameworks. 992 more words

Data Security

New NIST Guide Helps Small Businesses Improve Cybersecurity

NIST provides guidance to help small businesses secure their data and information in the new publication, Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals.

Small-business owners may think that they are too small to be victims of cyber hackers, but… 541 more words

Business Law

Free Cybersecurity Excellence Builder Self-Assessment Tool

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has invited the Baldrige community to provide comments on the draft Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder, a self-assessment tool to help organizations better understand the effectiveness of their cybersecurity risk management efforts. 462 more words


A Walk Through 'CB' Time - Ancient Calendars

The Celestial Body (‘CB’) — the Sun, a Moon, a planet, and stars — have provided us a reference for measuring the passage of time throughout our existence. 249 more words


NIST released the draft NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF)

The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (NCWF) is a national resource that categorizes and describes cybersecurity work. It provides employers, employees, educators, students, and training providers with a common language to define cybersecurity work as well as a common set of tasks and skills required to perform cybersecurity work. 295 more words


The PTES pentesting standard is awesome and you should read it

If you’re into pentesting or red teaming, sooner or later you’ll encounter some standardized methodologies.

The National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) has one called the “Technical Guide to Information Security Testing and Assessment,” or… 400 more words


9/11 Truth? - Was it an American coup?

by Philip Giraldi at the Unz Review

Here Giraldi argues – as we do at OffG – that, whether or not one believes 9/11 was an inside job, there are enough lacunae and inconsistencies in the official investigations by FEMA and NIST that a new inquiry is essential… 1,610 more words