About Chris Merritt

Chris Merritt, Director, Solutions Marketing for Lumension, specializes 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

October 25th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku CryptoWall Strikes Org Encrypts All of Their Servers Hundreds Now Idled   ### 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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Infosec Haiku

October 18th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Huge Month for Patches —   and Much More Time to Patch It Up   ### 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 […]



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Infosec Haiku

October 18th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Vulns Galore This Week Oh So Many CERT Alerts Time to Patch It Up   ### 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 […]



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BadUSB Update

October 16th, 2014

I have received several inquiries regarding the latest news about the so-called BadUSB vulnerability, so I thought I’d write a quick post on what we know at the moment. What is BadUSB? BadUSB is a vulnerability – not malware – in the design and implementation of firmware used on USB devices which allows it to […]



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Infosec Haiku

October 11th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Ever More Breaches This Week: DQ and Kmart Will It Never End?   ### 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

October 4th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku JP Morgan Chase Hack Attack Portends Wider Campaign Against Banks   ### 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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Shellshock Exploit Demo, and More

October 1st, 2014

In my  previous post we discussed Shellshock, the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash) vulnerability which was made public last week. News continues to pour in as the researchers and vendors (and probably a few blackhats) try to understand the true scope of the problem. So today we’ll discuss a few updates to the situation since we published […]



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Some Common Sense Steps to Avoid Shellshock!

September 29th, 2014

“Something broke” That’s what the IT folks at a major aerospace engineering firm told my friend DS when he couldn’t log onto their intranet last week. That something shut down their entire system for an entire day. What was that something? It was Shellshock, the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash) vulnerability which came to light […]



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Infosec Haiku

September 27th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Shellshock Vuln in Bash Gonna Bring Down All the Nets? Please Scan and Patch Now!   ### 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 […]



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Infosec Haiku

September 22nd, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Home Depot Data Theft Caused by “Custom” Malware. AV Not Enough!   ### 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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Infosec Haiku

September 13th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Dyre Malware Strikes Salesforce Users Be Wary Your Creds Are At Risk ### 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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Infosec Haiku

September 1st, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku FTC Going Great Guns to Ensure Better Data Protection   ### 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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Infosec Haiku

August 24th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku CyberVor Slurps Up Billions of Passwords – Oh Wow! What Does It All Mean?   ### 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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SC Magazine 2014 Malware Defenses Survey Results (part 3)

August 19th, 2014

The report on the 2014 Malware Defenses survey conducted by SC Magazine is now out. Overall, it shows that organizations are starting to wake up to the risk of targeted (or APT) attacks – but they still have a ways to go on many fronts. In this last of three posts, we will close by […]


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Infosec Haiku

August 18th, 2014

Anata no joho sekyuritei konshu no haiku Beware Bad Patches. Not Common, But Best Practice Dictates: Test First Please.   ### 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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