Archive for December, 2008

Great 64-bit resources

Posted: 23rd December 2008 by VPN Haus in 64-Bit, Posts

Since we’ve been highlighting issues and insights in Vista 64-bit security, we thought we’d send readers off for the holidays with a link to a great resource on that topic: x(perts)64 This is a blog edited by Charlie Russel, friend of VPN Haus and consummate expert on all things x64. His site is an absolute [...]

PCI DSS VPN issues

Posted: 17th December 2008 by VPN Haus in PCI, Posts

Received an interesting message from an end user the other day… We are a large website that deals with a user’s credit card data and therefore must be PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant.  Some of our workstations are running Windows 2008 Server 64-bit which the Cisco VPN client doesn’t support. However, your NCP VPN client [...]

What we’re reading, week of 12/15

Posted: 15th December 2008 by VPN Haus in Highlights

From TaoSecurity… Jeremiah Grossman on Justifying Security Spending Richard Bejtlich points us to Jeremiah Grossman’s list of five ways to justify security spending. A very well-reasoned contribution to the “security ROI in a recession” debate. From Rational Survivability… Beyond the Sumo Match: Crosby, Herrod, Skoudis and Hoff…VirtSec Death Match @ RSA! Christofer Hoff announces that [...]

What we're reading, week of 12/15

Posted: 15th December 2008 by VPN Haus in Highlights

From TaoSecurity… Jeremiah Grossman on Justifying Security Spending Richard Bejtlich points us to Jeremiah Grossman’s list of five ways to justify security spending. A very well-reasoned contribution to the “security ROI in a recession” debate. From Rational Survivability… Beyond the Sumo Match: Crosby, Herrod, Skoudis and Hoff…VirtSec Death Match @ RSA! Christofer Hoff announces that [...]

The Good and Bad in 64-Bit Vista

Posted: 10th December 2008 by VPN Haus in 64-Bit, Posts

We’ve written before about the trouble with VPN support for Vista x64. This week in PC Magazine (syndicated to ExtremeTech), Michael Miller discusses again the surprises users may encounter when using Vista x64 to connect to a Cisco VPN: And finally, I come to the program that has caused me the most trouble: the Cisco [...]