Defcon Day 2 Talk Notes – Bruce Schneier Answers Your Questions

July 28, 2012
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Defcon Day 2 Talk Notes – Bruce Schneier Answers Your Questions

“Bruce Schneier Answers Your Questions“ by Bruce Schneier As usual, here is the official abstract… Bruce Schneier will answer questions topics ranging from the SHA-3 competition to the TSA to trust and society to squid. And some notes I took based mostly on my tweets during the talk put together in a slightly more...
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Defcon 20 – Day 2 of The DC Edition

July 28, 2012
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Defcon 20 – Day 2 of The DC Edition

If yesterday wasn’t enough … now we are on to the second day of Defcon. Continuing on our theme from Black Hat here is day 2 of our recommendations for those that are looking to get that metro DC experience here out of Defcon 20. The tracks don’t seem to have any specific names...
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Defcon Day 1 Talk Notes – An Inside Look into DIB Technical Security Controls

July 27, 2012
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Defcon Day 1 Talk Notes – An Inside Look into DIB Technical Security Controls

“An Inside Look into Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Technical Security Controls: How Private Industry Protects Our Country’s Secrets“ by James Kirk As usual, here is the official abstract… With an ever changing threat of nation states targeting the United States and its infrastructure and insiders stealing information for public release, we must continuously evaluate...
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Defcon Day 1 Keynote Notes – Shared Values, Shared Responsibility

July 27, 2012
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Defcon Day 1 Keynote Notes – Shared Values, Shared Responsibility

“Shared Values, Shared Responsibility” by General Alexander As usual, here is the official abstract… We as a global society are extremely vulnerable and at risk for a catastrophic cyber event. Global society needs the best and brightest to help secure our most valued resources in cyberspace: our intellectual property, our critical infrastructure and our...
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Defcon 20 – Day 1 of The DC Edition

July 27, 2012
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Defcon 20 – Day 1 of The DC Edition

Well it’s time and we are transitioning from Black Hat to Defcon. Continuing on our theme from Black Hat here is day 1 of our recommendations for those that are looking to get that DC experience here out of Defcon 20. The tracks don’t seem to have any specific names … just Penn &...
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Black Hat Day 2 Talk Notes – Hacking the Corporate Mind

July 26, 2012
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“Hacking the Corporate Mind: Using Social Engineering Tactics to Improve Organizational Security Acceptance” by James Philput As usual, here is the official abstract… Network defenders face a wide variety of problems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the biggest of those problems come from the very organizations that we are trying to protect. Departmental and organizational...
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284 More Password Hashes Dumped

July 26, 2012
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284 More Password Hashes Dumped

There are three new relatively small password hash dumps that we discovered over on OZDC.net yesterday. Of course many of the records also contained other interesting data such as phone numbers, email addresses, full names, user ids, usernames, club ids, and user types. The compromised sites included 114 records from ReefPhoto.com, 140 from PhotoCityGame.com,...
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