Computer and Communications Security Conference
The 16th annual conference on Computer and Communications Security is being held this week (Nov 9 - 13) in Chicago. The conference program, features sessions and workshops on most of the current major issues in computer security. They include Cloud Security, RFID, Digital Rights Management, Privacy, mobile devices, and many other topics.
This first day, Microsoft announced a new security tool, called Ripley, which is designed to enhance control over development projects by cloning the application to enable monitoring of activity on servers during the development process. This approach seeks to address the issues around possible poor controls at the server level, which is becoming more common with collaborative and cloud projects.