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Happy Apollo Day!

Today is the 50th Anniversary of ‘One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.’



Mitigating the Risk of Software Vulnerabilities by Adopting a Secure Software Development Framework (SSDF) from NIST is open for comment.


Passwords Advice

Bruse Marshall has put together a useful comparison of password requirements from OWASP ASVS v3 and v4.

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Happy Juneteenth!

Juneteenth is the celebration of the end of slavery in the US. We should have more holidays that celebrate freedom for the sake of freedom.

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DNS Security

I'm happy to say that some new research by Jay Jacobs, Wade Baker, and myself is now available, thanks to the Global Cyber Alliance.

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Testing Building Blocks

There are a couple of new, short (4-page), interesting papers from a team at KU Leuven discussin the building blocks of threat modeling.