Tenable Network Security Podcast 110
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- PVS 3.6.0 for Linux now Available - Added the "Strip VLAN tags" setting to ignore the VLAN header, Nessus V2 report output format support, Deprecated the "failure-threshold" configuration setting, Improved stability when parsing PASL scripts, New license format (Requires a new license)
New & Notable plugins
- Use Nessus to find XSS and HTML Injection Vulnerabilities in your Cacti servers
- Use Nessus to detect when SMB signing is disabled on your Windows hosts
- Detect vulnerabilities in Oracle databases from the January 2012 critical patch update with Nessus
- Detect the latest PHP denial of service vulnerability (CVE-2011-4566, CVE-2011-4885) with PVS
Interview: Dale Peterson of Digital Bond
Dale is an internationally-renowned SCADA security technologist and is responsible for a large amount of the available technical SCADA security content. In addition to his widely read SCADA security blog, Dale has written two Protection Profiles for NIST’s PCSRF, many whitepapers, magazine articles and presentations.
- What is S4 and how did the conference go this year?
- What were some of your favorite talks from S4 this year?
- Vendors in the SCADA industry come under heavy fire from several in the security community. What can we do to help improve this siutation?
- Have industrial systems gotten more resilient over time? For example, are they able to be scanned across the network or are local checks still preferred?
- Recenty our respective research teams worked on creating several new Nessus and PVS plugins for several SCADA vulnerabilities. What are some of the vendors and products that have been added?
- What is Project Basecamp?
- Tell us about some of the other projects at Digital Bond, such as SCADApedia, Bandolier, Portaledge, and Quickdraw SCADA IDS
- Hacking critical infrastructure systems now as easy as pushing a button?
- Quantum physics enables perfectly secure cloud computing
- ‘Citadel’ Trojan Touts Trouble-Ticket System
- Mozilla pushes browser-based alternative to passwords
- Security Manager's Journal: You can't secure every employee's home