Deploying PKI

Recently I decided to spend some time to implement some new technologies in my environment at home. The environment itself is a mixture between test and production. If you are reading this post on www.halbheer.info/security, you are already accessing this environment. So, I host my web server, mail server etc. there, all our private mails…

Is Mozilla really the most secure Web Browser?

On http://en-us.www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/security/ Mozilla claims that Firefox is “The Safest Web Browser”. Unfortunately they leave a lot of their claims unsupported. This is something our Jeff Jones looks into. Since a lot of years Jeff looks into figures and metrics around security and is very well known for his vulnerability analysis. So he is looking closer…

Bitlocker now FIPS 140-2 Certified for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008

Just a quick one: We received the FIPS 140-2 certification for Bitlocker in Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008. The certificates were posted on the CMVP website on November 25th. The Security Policy Document along with the certificates can be viewed at, http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2008.htm#1054, and http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/1401val2008.htm#1053

Roger