Police develop MAC-sniffing software to track stolen devices

Is there still somebody saying that the police is not innovative? Clever idea (if you know the MAC address of your stolen phone): Police develop MAC-sniffing software to track stolen devices Roger Related articles US policeman goes war-driving to find stolen kit by MAC address (go.theregister.com) Cops Wardriving To Find MACs Of Stolen Gear (packetstormsecurity.com)…

Leveraging EMET to Win Time to Patch – an Underestimated Jewel

There is a jewel in a security professional’s toolbox, which – in my opinion – is highly underused. At least this is true in infrastructures I know. Since years, Microsoft offers a free tool called EMET (Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit). EMET helps you to leverage the security technology built into Windows. To quote the above…

Agile and cats and dogs – or why engineers and managers are different

Managers often do not understand the engineers – and engineers do not understand what drives a manager. A typical conflict, which gets worse when we enter the world of agile development methods. Control and processes lose importance, speed and therefore “gut feelings” need more focus. Günter Dück, former CTO of IBM Germany had a very…