What we’re reading, week of 5/25

Posted: May 25, 2008 in Highlights

From Nevis Networks…

Illuminations: More NAC confusion and FUD in the press….

Nevis responds to a Network World article expressing doubt that in-line NAC devices will be widely adopted in the enterprise. The CTO makes a spirited defense of Nevis’ solutions in this area.


From SecureWorks…

The Sky is Falling (or why humans should examine the results of automatic audits)

Hunter King critiques the weakness of keys automatically generated by OpenSSL.


From StillSecure…

3 Pints and a NAC

Alan Shimel links to a video feature he starred in before RSA, discussing NAC over pints with Mike Fratto at InformationWeek and Dominic from Nevis Networks.


From NSS Labs…

PCI Compliant Products

Rick Moy clarifies that there is no such thing as a “PCI compliant product” – rather, NSS likes to say that products address or support compliance, but no product can make a company compliant. He stresses that we need to broaden the security discussion beyond tools and address policies and practices as well.

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