General

  1. Revisiting W^X with OpenBSD 6.0

    Overview OpenBSD 6.0 was released today, and with it some exciting new security features.  From my perspective, the chief among them is the technical enforcement of W^X in user-land. Since moving to a technical control rather than a policy statement for enforcing executable space protection was a result of discussions caused by my last blog Read More…

  2. Welcome Aboard!

    At Acumen, are always looking for ways to improve both our customer experience and our testing. In addition to tooling, infrastructure, and training investments, we truly believe the best way to build a world class lab is to bring on the right people. I think we’ve done a great job of bringing not only excellent Read More…

  3. How to Build a Product Security Program with SDL and Certifications

    Chris Romeo and I conducted a webinar this week on how one can leverage SDL and government Certifications to create an effective product security program. It was heartening to see the interest we received and reinforced our belief that certifications can be more than just a check box. If strategized correctly, companies can raise the security Read More…