Archive For September, 2011

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DSEi 2011: submarine periscopes and invisible tanks

Last week, I attended the DSEi defence & security exhibition in London. As usual, it was an enormous event with a huge number of exhibitors, and it seemed to be even better attended than the 2009 event. I visited some of Wind River's customers and partners, and I was really pleased to see a demo of the VxWorks-powered Astute submarine…

Linux, Common Criteria, and OS Protection Profiles

In 2011, computer and network security news stories, which were previously the preserve of specialist journals and blogs, have become commonplace in the mainstream media. There are now many different types of threat, which are sometimes categorised into hacktivist, e-crime and most recently,advanced persistent threats (APT). Whilst some of these attacks have exploited zero day vulnerabilities, many of these attacks…