Scott Barvick

About Scott Barvick

Scott is the Director of Next Generation Programs at Corero Network Security. Scott has been building networking-based products for 25 years, most of the time leading Engineering teams through new product introductions to customers and the overall technical community through standards and forum participation. When he is not writing specs or code for Corero’s new products, he will be contributing to the Security Bistro on technical subjects ranging from attack mitigation strategies to standards to security visualization.

Posts by Scott Barvick

Corero is growing - do you have the skills to be a part of the team?

Conversations recently overhead in the busy hallways of the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) include the number of in-flight projects being pursued by a single entrepreneur(60+!), a business plan for a(nother) new startup mining Facebook images, and the next international gig to be social media-enabled by another busy team.  And starting...

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Considering Standards Security

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request for Comments (RFCs) are required by RFC 2223, Instructions to RFC Authors, to have a section titled “Security Considerations” that is supposed to call out any special security implications relating to the protocol itself or to the networking infrastructure around it. Unfortunately, the...

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2014 – The rise and fall of the NTP Reflection Attack

I think the industry should set a goal to eliminate the NTP reflection attack before the end of 2014.   I’m talking about total eradication, and I’ll tell you why I think it is possible.  Although the ICS Cert was published in February of this year, the big news about NTP attacks started at the end of 2013, so...

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Big Things from Small Data

Big data is big, and security vendors across the globe participate in the phenomenon by collecting, slicing, and dicing representative traffic (good and otherwise) on customer networks to better identify, predict, and mitigate attacks on the front lines. Still, for all the data used daily to baseline, extrapolate, and diagnose, it is sometimes...

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