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Are passport stamps a reliable security feature? [closed]

Most countries in the world still place passport stamps on arrival/departure into the country. Theoretically it is then possibly to calculate the length of a person's stay in a specific country. Is ...
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Can I redact by converting PDF to TIFF and back?

Background My boss asked me to come up with a way ordinary users can redact information from PDF files using free software. We get a lot of scanned documents and our client requires that sensitive ...
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Antivirus monitoring activity: why do they not have an internal firewall to prevent processes' access to user's documents?

A question that arises after an updated and licensed version of Norton Internet Security has detected a trojan installed in my new laptop (Win7 installed on 26 Aug'15 and fully updated). Trojan ...
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Can FBI or government agencies get hold of my Google Docs files just by confiscating my laptop? [closed]

Assume the following: I am doing all my work, including the one with sensitive information on Google Docs. No documents are stored on local hard drive. I am not using the Google Drive App, just ...
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Encrypted note taking apps with cloud sync? [closed]

Can someone recommend me an open-source note-taking app (preferably on Linux or ChromeBook) that performs the encryption on my machine (so that not even the server could read it?) And yes, I do ...
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Which security documents do providers typically share with their customers?

In the context of managed/cloud hosting, what level of information does a provider typically share (under NDA) with its customers for compliance audit/3rd party risk assessment purposes? What are ...
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Is Wiki software a good idea for Disaster Recovery Plans?

I am tasked with the initial draft of an IT disaster recovery plan for my organization. My predecessor never started one so now I am the lucky fellow to tackle this project. My experience in working ...
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How to remove yellow tracking dots from a document?

Assume I have a document which I supspect to have yellow tracking dots. How can I remove them while keeping the actual information on the document? Is making a b&w copy enough? Is the copy machine ...
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how does mdm (mobile device management ) work in byod environment to control the camera?

what i want to know is how mdm (mobile device management ) works in byod environment to control the camera from clicking pictures of a printed document?is there a way other than to shut off the ...
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Identity Theft: should I shred documents with only name and address details?

I routinely shred documents with any personal information on them to protect myself and others against identity theft. I have no doubts that shredding any documents with ID numbers, account details ...
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Suspicious 2 page, no image Word Docx has 1.7 MB

Can a word document contain virus or harm you in any way? Someone sent me a word docx that has only 2 pages, no image but it's 1.7 MB big. If I use save as to save it with a different name but still ...
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Serial key in pdf document

I'm writting a ebook and I'm gonna to sell it soon. I'd sell it at Google Play Store, but here in Brazil they don't accept PayPal as payment (and many brazilian don't have a credit card), so I think ...
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digitally signing a document [closed]

I've been asked to implement digital signatures for documents at work. I really need to read up more on the matter but several searches didn't make an obvious approach stand out. Main features I ...
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Specification Document

I have been asked to research on a certain database then write down a specification document which covers Authentication, Authorization and Encryption. Has anyone ever come across such a ...
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Monitoring file copy on external devices

Transferred a personal folder from an external HDD to a USB using my work PC. Just used a simple cut paste method between the two drives, never writing anything to the internal HDD. However, ...
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What options are available for implementing DLP? [closed]

What options are available for implementing DLP within an organisation and what are the pros and cons of each?
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Which BCP/DRP sections are solely related to the software vendor?

In a software project, a software vendor is responsible to deliver a piece of software. Everything else, including the infrastructure setup, database and application server ...
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Functional Specification for Common Criteria EAL 1 evaluation

I want to write a functional specification for CC EAL1 evaluation, There is an example in CC part 3 document but it is not enough complete, Are there any template or sample of a functional ...
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Security Features in Bond Paper (Certificate)? [closed]

We are printing certificates and diplomas in bond paper and we found some fraud copy of our certificates. The only feature we have for security is an embossed stamp in GPA, also we have printed 3 ...
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CERT FOE Fuzzing Framework documentation

So I read another post here about fuzzing local standalone applications. I have understood how to exploit basic buffer overflow vulnerabilities in standalone applications and am now looking on how to ...
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Would publishing a network diagram make the network less secure?

I have found some social networking sites that focus on sharing architecture (network maps and diagrams) and configuration. Does sharing this type of information decrease the security of my network? ...
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Forefront Identity Management Server Hardening

Is there a good document for hardening FIM? I've tried CIS and NIST, but I couldn't find anything. If there is no such document, what would I have to look out for in the configuration?
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Documentation Platforms for Information Security Team

I am looking for ideas on documentation platforms focused specifically for information security and response teams. Is there anything that has worked well? What are some of the unique advantages of ...
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How to safely view a malicious PDF?

I have a PDF with important information that may contain malware. What would be the best way to view it?