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Paul's Security Weekly #547

Recorded February 8, 2018 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!

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  • Paul Asadoorian
    Embedded device security researcher, security podcaster, and CEO of Active Countermeasures .
  • Larry Pesce
    Senior Managing Consultant and Director of Research at InGuardians, SANS Instructor.
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    Interview: Zane Lackey, Signal Sciences - 6:00PM-6:45PM

    Zane Lackey, Signal Sciences
    "Zane Lackey, Signal Sciences"

    Zane Lackey is the Founder/Chief Security Officer at Signal Sciences and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Internet Bug Bounty Program and the US State Department-backed Open Technology Fund. Prior to Signal Sciences, Zane was the Director of Security Engineering at Etsy and a Senior Security Consultant at iSEC Partners.

    1. How did you get your start in information security?
    2. With all of the protections available today, why is ransomware a threat to the enterprise? Or is it?
    3. What are the weaknesses ransomware preys upon?
    4. What is a tabletop exercise?
    5. Why are they so useful for ransomware?
    6. For practitioners listening, why should they love tabletop exercises and step away from the keyboard?
    7. How do you execute on the lessons learned in tabletop exercises?

    Tech Seg: Larry Pesce - 6:45-7:45PM

    An intro to the ESP8266 SoC, its capabilities, and using some of the open source firmware to aid in your wireless pen tests.


    Security News - 7:45PM-8:30PM

    Paul's Stories

    1. The TV you watch each night... could be watching you each night.
    2. How to Protect Your Smart TV From Getting Hacked
    3. PSA: If your security starts and ends with bug bounties, you're gonna have a bad time
    4. Apple's top-secret iBoot firmware source code spills onto GitHub for some insane reason
    5. This massive cybercrime network sold over 4 million credit card numbers before it was shut down

    Larry's Stories

    1. Leakbase shuts down
    2. hacking iLO4 like nobody's business.

    Jack's Stories

    Joff's Stories

    Keith's Stories

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