News

September 2011

by JUCC ISTF

/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ Cloud computing inherits security vulnerabilities from the Internet and makes them more significant when incorporating resource concentration and multi-tenancy sharing approach ...

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/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ The benefits of cloud computing are both a friend and a foe from a security point of view. The massive concentrations of resources and shared usage pattern present a more ...

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/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ IaaS includes the entire computing infrastructure resources stack from the facilities to the hardware platforms that reside in them. It provides limited application-like features ...

by Samuel Wong

Conventional Interface
Every day, a large amount of sensitive information and data are being transferred through emails or movable devices. Security threats increase as emails are uncontrollable after leaving the senders while movable devices can be lost or stolen easily. Hence, it is important to secure sensitive ...

June 2011

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/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ Cloud computing is a computing style in which scalable and flexible IT functionalities are delivered as a service to external customers using Internet technologies. Cloud ...

by Wilson Wong

It is always recommended that a strong password should be used to resist guessing and brute-force attacks and lower the risk of security breach. An account with a weak password, such as a word in dictionary, can easily be broken by a hacker. He/She may then read, modify or delete all your files and ...

March 2011

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/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ The following security recommendations or guidelines help secure your server: 1. Rename the Administrator Account - Renaming the Administrator Account will help to prevent a brute ...

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/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ 1. Consider Using a Firewall For the network hosting the Terminal Server, it is best practice to use a firewall capable of stateful packet inspection. A firewall capable of ...

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/* The following article is extracted from the "Information Security Newsletter" published by the JUCC IS Task Force. */ Vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Connection Vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection which could allow an attacker to take complete control ...