About Chris Merritt

Chris Merritt is the Director, Solutions Marketing for Lumension, specializing in Data Protection, Intelligent Whitelisting and Endpoint Security. Merritt brings strong product and security market knowledge and is responsible for marketing strategy, core messaging and product positioning for all Lumension solutions.

 

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Infosec Haiku

August 29th, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Google, Firefox, Facebook, Amazon – All Say NO to Flash – Jobs Wins!   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own […]



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Infosec Haiku

August 22nd, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Thousand of moldy WS2k3 Servers In Use – Please Protect!   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own … if yours […]



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Infosec Haiku

August 16th, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku National Rum Day – Infosec Haiku Is Out Drinking Mojitos!   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own … if yours […]



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Patch! Patch! Patch! What Security Pros Know that Your Barber Doesn’t

August 13th, 2015

[Originally published in the Spiceworks IT Community.] A Google security research paper was recently published on the best safety practices that hundreds of security experts recommend. This paper outlines the results of two surveys — one with 231 security experts, and another with 294 web-users who aren’t security experts — in which both groups were asked what […]



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Infosec Haiku

August 8th, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Mac Users Beware – Thunderstrike and Zero-Day Are Lookin’ For You!   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own … if yours […]



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Infosec Haiku

July 31st, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Buy your Sysadmin a piece of pie today, or your PC goes down!   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Kurt N for jogging my memory — happy b-day!  And Matt — your pie will be delivered! * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks […]



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Windows 10 is Here! Windows 10 is Here!

July 29th, 2015

Unless you’re still buried under snow in Buffalo, you probably know that Microsoft released its newest operating system today. Windows 10 is the latest and greatest from Redmond, and as one pundit put it: Vista was awful, Windows 7 was okay, and the less said of Windows 8 the better, but Windows 10 looks to […]



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Infosec Haiku

July 25th, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Delete Old Data Reduce Scope of Protection Save Embarrassment   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own … if yours is […]



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Critical Out-of-Band Patch from Microsoft – Update Now!

July 22nd, 2015

No sooner have you digested the latest Patch Tuesday releases than you’re hit by a relatively rare out-of-band patch from Microsoft. As Russ said in his post, it’s definitely a crazy month! This emergency patch corrects a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability found in all supported versions of Windows – including the soon-to-be released Windows […]



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Infosec Haiku

July 18th, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Darkode Web Forum – Infamous Hacker Bazaar Gets Smashed FTW!   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own … if yours is […]


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R.I.P. Windows Server 2003

July 17th, 2015

As you should know by now, Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. But surveys suggest that many organizations may not be ready: 50% of organizations started 2015 with no migration plan – or were unaware that support was ending. 1/3 of organizations hope to complete their migrations sometime after the […]


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Infosec Haiku

July 11th, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku ZeusVM Malware Will Surge Now That Exploit Kit Is Online For Free   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own … if […]


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The Hacking Team Hack – Why You Should Care!

July 10th, 2015

Another day, another breach. Ho Hum. So it seemed when news first broke about the hack of the (in)famous Italian vulnerability research firm Hacking Team. Probably a case of hackers hacking back. No impact on most “regular” cybercitizens, right? Au contraire, mon frère. It seems that there were a few gems in the 400 GB data […]


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Infosec Haiku

July 5th, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Angler EK – Now with Cryptowall 3.0 and New Evasions!   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own … if yours is published, I’ll […]


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Infosec Haiku

June 27th, 2015

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Middle Management: Easy Prey for Phishing Scams – Think Before You Click!   ### Notes ### * Thanks to Ms. Etsuko vdH for the translation. * Thanks to everyone who’ve contributed their haikus … watch this space to see if yours is published. * Submit Your Own … […]



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