Is IPS Dead?

Is IPS Dead?

Within the Infosec community, the role and value of IPS (Intrusion Prevention Systems) has been widely debated for a long time. What was originally seen as a brilliant new technology, coming along to bolster the ever weakening perimeter, is swiftly

Poodle

Poodle

Name: POODLE – “Padding Oracle On Downloaded Legacy Encryption” Threat Type: Attack Severity: 5 Target: SSL v3 Release Date: 14th October 2014 Attack Surface: Small/Medium – Use of SSL v3 is being phased out in favour of TLS. Summary: Network

CVE-2014-6321

CVE-2014-6321

Name: CVE-2014-6321 / MS14-066 Threat Type: Vulnerability Severity: 10/10 Target: All unpatched versions of Windows Release Date: 11th November 2014 Attack Surface: Huge – every version of Windows is vulnerable. Summary: A privately reported vulnerability in the Microsoft Secure Channel (Schannel) security package