Week 26 in Review – 2012

Event Related Workshop on the Economics of Information Security 2012 - I’m liveblogging WEIS 2012, as I did in 2011, 2010 and 2009. The event is being held today and tomorrow at the Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Blackhat Arsenal Tools Vegas 2012 LineUp - I’m very pleased to announce that Blackhat Team [...]

San Francisco Bay Area Security Community

Each week, we’ll highlight a major city in the US and cover the places and events you can go to in that area to get your security information fix. This post is part of the information security communities. The Bay Area scene is very active and covers a broad spectrum, so expect local professional groups [...]

Week 13 In Review – 2011

Resources Weaponizing Improved HTML5 DDOS – Beyond making the backend code a little bit less of a disaster than it was originally, I have also made the attack itself significantly more effective. Location of Forensice Evidence in the Registry - I got tired of always searching online for the location of something [...]

Week 9 in Review – 2011

Events Related Secure 360 A two-day security conference held every May in Saint Paul, MN. Secure360 Moderating Global Risk - How I Set Up Speaker Selection - RSA 2011 Conference Notes - Here is my account of RSA 2011 conference – with all its awesomeness! I LOVE RSA and I always say that [...]

Week 8 in Review – 2011

Events Related RSA Conference 2011 If you ignored the weather and the travel delays caused by having a Former US President and the Current President of the United States in town the conference was highly enjoyable this year. RSAC 2011 (Zombies and Shiny Things) - What I Learned At RSAC - RSA 2011: [...]

Week 7 In Review – 2011

Events Related Hop Hacking Hedy - Although this started as one of my first full-fledged hardware projects, the intent was always to evaluate ways to cheaply assess deployments frequency hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) technologies (please review and I’ll assume you did). OWASP Summit 2011 Results - As you can see by the Summit's highlights, [...]

Week 6 In Review – 2011

Events Related ShmooCon CTF 2011 Ghost In the Shellcode - Congratulations to ppp for winning the second GitS CTF! The game board as it was when the contest ended is now live, though answers are not accepted, nor are any of the exploitable services running. Just like the real thing - The goal is [...]

Information Security Events for February

. Here are the information security events in North America this month: 18th Annual Network & Distributed System Security Symposium: February 6 to 9 in San Diego BSides San Francisco: February 14 to 15 in San Francisco RSA Conference 2011: February 14 to 18 in San Francisco BSides Cleveland: February 18 in Cleveland SANS Phoenix: [...]

Information Security Events for October

. Here are the information security events in North America this month: 20th Virus Bulletin International Conference: September 29 - October 1 in Vancouver Workshop on Managing Systems via Log Analysis and Machine Learning Techniques: October 3 in Vancouver Hacker Halted: October 9 - 15 in Miami BlueHat v10: A Security Odyssey: October 14 -15 [...]