Tagged: organizations

SB14-209: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of July 21, 2014 0

SB14-209: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of July 21, 2014

Original release date: July 28, 2014 The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)

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E-ZPass phishing scam, (Mon, Jul 14th)

Over the last couple of days, we have been seeing a number of quite credibly looking phishing emails that impersonate toll-road providers in the US. The agency affected by the current wave is E-ZPass, a toll charging system used mainly in the Northeast. Adapting the template to match the colors and fonts of other organizations, like Florida’s SunPass, would be easy to accomplish for the scammers though, so chances are that we will see more of this

NIST 800 Series Publications – New and Improved, (Mon, May 26th) 0

NIST 800 Series Publications – New and Improved, (Mon, May 26th)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) has announced both an updated, and a new initial draft publication, over the past two weeks that is fairly significant to most of us in the security field.  The NIST ITL group is charged with “promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology through research and development in information technologyâ€�