Security Requirements: Required to Fail

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Nov 03, 2013 11:03 pm PST

BSides Dallas/Fort Worth (BSidesDFW) is this coming Saturday, November 2, 2013 and we are lucky to have yet a sneak peak at another of the amazing sessions, this one on security requirements and how they often come up short.

Presenter Brian Mork (@Hermit_Hacker) will be taking attendees through a tour of some of the security requirements he’s seen over the years and demonstrate where they failed.

“There are classics, creative fails, and epic fails, all in equal numbers. Names and details have been changed to protect the (somewhat) innocent,” Mork said of the talk.

Mork is an Information Security Business Partner with Alliance Data Systems, Inc. and sits on the board of advisors for the Dallas/Fort Worth Information Security Leadership Forum.  He got his start as a hacker back in the early 90s when he wanted to play games on systems that didn’t technically meet the required installation standards, and he refused to take that as the final answer.


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