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== Five Questions ==
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Paul's Security Weekly - Episode 404 for Thursday January 29th, 2015

And now, from the dark corners of the Internet, where exploits run wild, packets aren’t the only things getting sniffed, and the beer flows steady its Paul’s Security Weekly!

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Guest Interview: Michael Santarcangelo

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  • What are 5 questions organizations should be able to answer in order to avoid a breach?
    • Paul's List:
      • What are all of my systems and where are they?
      • Where is my most sensitive information stored?
      • What are the most interesting events on the network for a given day?
      • Who responded to the most interesting events in a given day?
      • What is the status of system hardening and patching in my organizations? (Ala, where am I most vulnerable?)
  • What are 5 questions organizations should be able to answer after a breach?
    • How?
    • Where?
    • Who? (meh)
    • What?
    • What did I learn and how did I fix it?


With nearly two decades shaping information security, Michael Santarcangelo is known as the catalyst to develop IT leaders. With his guidance, leaders improve their ability to prioritize assets and efforts, measure and demonstrate wins, and effectively communicate their value to other leaders. Freed-up energy enables higher levels of performance and accelerates change.


My book - Into the Breach

Twitter: @catalyst

My column at CSO Magazine: Translating Security Value

LinkedIn Profile (and writing there)


  1. What is your mindset/approach?
  2. What can I automate?
  3. How much confidence do I have -- across people, process, and technology
  4. What can I learn from testing?
  5. What happens when a breach happens?


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Paul's Stories

  1. WTF! It Should Not Be Illegal To Hack Your Own Car's Computer
  2. Building A Cybersecurity Program: 3 Tips
  3. Small Drone Found On White House Lawn
  4. Android Wi-Fi Direct Vulnerability Details Disclosed
  5. Mark Dowd finds bug in ultra secure BlackPhone that lets attackers stalk users
  6. Apple Patches Thunderstrike Bug in OSX
  7. Top smut site Flashes visitors
  8. The GHOST vulnerability – what you need to know
  9. Unpatched Vulnerability (0day) in Flash Player is being exploited by Angler EK | Malware don't need Coffee
  10. Java Patch Plugs 19 Security Holes — Krebs on Security
  11. Guest Blog: httpscreenshot - A Tool for Both Teams
  12. Nobody thought BlackPhone was secure -- just securer
  13. Some notes on GHOST

Carlos's Stories

Joff's stories of his teenage mates of past days

  1. DDoS among us
  2. GLIBC Affected - we should pay attention to this...