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Category Archives: InfoSec
Today at work we were working with some clients who still had some very old, and insecure, authentication methods in their networks. Methods that could enable a malicious person to take over their entire Active Directory domain in a matter … Continue reading
I hate it when I get caught by trolls. No, there is no new LinkedIn breach. I read the article and missed the date on it. Thanks Jayson Street for pointing out the date to me.
Not too long ago my good friend, Michael Farnum, invited me to be the closing speaker at HouSecCon. I told him I would love to … then he asked me to give a talk that involved my military experience and … Continue reading
This week I had the opportunity to be the plenary speaker for the Alaska Homeland Security Preparedness Conference. It was a great chance to talk to folks who worry about terrorism and natural disasters and convey to them the impact that … Continue reading
I’m not really sure what it is going to take for people to do Information Security basics well. Just how many multi-million credit card breach, PLA attacks a hospital company, hacktivists use insider to breach you headlines is it going … Continue reading
If you follow my blog, you know the Threat & Vulnerability Management Maturity Model has been in the works for a while now. I’m happy to report the full model has finally been published in Core Security’s latest white paper. What’s … Continue reading
Another entry in the “Preventable Breach” and “We could have prevented this” columns. This appears to be all about change and configuration management. An area that really needs some work, clearly. Brian Krebs announced last night that there has been a … Continue reading
It’s the end of Year One at Core Security. Time really flies when you’re having fun. I’ve been here for 12 months now, and a couple days, and I guess I should do the “looking back after the first year” … Continue reading
We are making good progress with the Vulnerability Management Maturity Model now. We have a very nice looking graphic that aligns activity across each stage of maturity. Next steps include demonstrating the business value of improving maturity, providing an assessment … Continue reading