Posts Tagged ‘Network Time Synchronization’

Network Time Servers: Is Security Hardening Disclosure a Roadmap for Exploitation?

I think we would agree the publishing of Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) is a very useful mechanism to collectively evolve and harden our networks and products. It starts the timer, if you will, on a race between the black hats and organizations to respectively exploit or neutralize the CVE. Read more »

Five Dangers of Poor Network Timekeeping + Easy and Cost Effective Solutions (Part 9 of 10)

In the second part of “providing good network time,” this article will go into more detail on redundant time sources, reliable time synchronization, secure time source, ease-of-use, and cost efficiency. Read more »

Five Dangers of Poor Network Timekeeping + Easy and Cost Effective Solutions (Part 5 of 10)

How organizations keep track of time has a major impact on the overall security of the organization’s IT infrastructure, for two reasons. First, the mechanisms used to keep track of time are among the most vulnerable to exploitation by a hacker. Read more »

Five Dangers of Poor Network Timekeeping + Easy and Cost Effective Solutions (Part 3 of 10)

In the first post of this series, we wrote about how most organizations today rely on networks of computers, all of which rely on clocks. If the clocks in these computers don’t agree with each other or reflect the correct time, it’s a bomb ticking away in the heart of IT infrastructure. Read more »

Five Dangers of Poor Network Timekeeping + Easy and Cost Effective Solutions (Part 2 of 10)

In the first post of this series, we wrote about how most organizations today rely on networks of computers, all of which rely on clocks. If the clocks in these computers don’t agree with each other or reflect the correct time, it’s a bomb ticking away Read more »