All posts by Bryan Ellenburg

SMU Partners with Krimmeni for Cyber Security Research (CDSA)

By Bryan Ellenburg Cloud-enabled cyber security software company Krimmeni Technologies has been tapped by Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, to help research cyber se... More

Chinese Hackers Extending Reach into Smaller U.S. Agencies, Officials Say (New York Times)

After years of cyberattacks on the networks of high-profile government targets like the Pentagon, Chinese hackers appear to have turned their attention to far more obscure federal ... More

Meet ‘Project Zero,’ Google’s Secret Team of Bug-Hunting Hackers (Wired)

When 17-year-old George Hotz became the world’s first hacker to crack AT&T’s lock on the iPhone in 2007, the companies officially ignored him while scrambling to fix the bu... More

New Looks at Hollywood’s Piracy Problem (CDSA)

By Bryan Ellenburg The assumption about piracy has long been that once a new theatrical release hits the file sharing sites, the box office take for that film will be significantl... More

Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report, July 13, 2014 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Adobe Flash Player: Adobe has released version to fix at least 3 moderately critical vulnerabilities in its Flash Player for the Windows and ... More

ISE To Hold Hacker Competition for Wireless Routers (CDSA)

By Bryan Ellenburg Normally, technology vulnerability testing company Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) is working to prevent cyber attacks, but this time around they want ha... More

Hollywood IT Summit Experts Tackle Cloud Security

By Bryan Ellenburg While attending the recent NAB Show in Las Vegas, Sean Flynn, chief technology officer for Marvel Studios, repeatedly heard (“Too many times to count”) that... More

Featured Blog – Independent Security Evaluators’ Perspective on FFmpeg and Security

Introduction FFmpeg is a complex software project designed to process virtually every video format in existence. Video formats can be extremely complex as well, and writing a new e... More