Is Your Post 2011 Security+ Cert About to Expire? Get CE Credits Now!

As many of you know, if you received your Security+ certification after 2011, you are not eligible for lifetime Security+ status. Before that you were grandfathered in, but if your is after 2011 you are out of luck. No every 3 years you must renew your certification by either retaking the exam, or by completing…

Chief Information Officers Council – Roadmap Toward IPv6 Adoption for the Federal Government

Just last week (July 12, 2012), the Chief Information Officers Council released this updated version of the Roadmap Toward IPv6 Adoption for the Federal Government to help with the upcoming deadlines for September of 2012 and September 2014. It highlights the history as well as the government’s vision for IPv6. To read the original article…

Security Through Obscurity

The effectiveness of Security through Obscurity is closely related to the knowledge (or lack thereof) of the attacker. If someone is unaware of how a particular technology works, the data is obscured by the nature of the technology. Once some understanding is had by your adversary, however, the security vanishes. Some examples are: 1. Not…