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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Conficker Worm

Most of us in the industry are aware of and will have patched and protected ourselves from the Conficker Worm that is meant to go active today and potentially creating havoc on computer systems.

Everyone needs to make sure that they have all Microsoft Updates in place, and that their Anti-Virus systems are working and current.

Here in NZ a number of organisations got hit hard with the earlier outbreak. See:

A free tool to detect infected or vulnerable computers is available for system admins from prominent Computer Security firm Eeye

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Search And Rescue EXercise (SAREX)

This year the Canterbury Regional SAREX was held in the Mt Somers area. A combination of a field search exercise and a small number of round robin training exercises was held in conjunction with Iroquois air support.

It was a great weekend, the weather was fantastic, and there was quite a lot of learning outcomes from the IMT side in particular.

See a few of my photos from around base and some photos from the field