Bots and Retail: From Bricks to Clicks

As we step around the smoldering husks of systems from the holiday shopping season and those that were affected by Spectre and Meltdown madness, we can’t help but to look at the road that took us to this point. Of course I’m being somewhat tongue and cheek. Years ago I ... Read More
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Does Your Cybersecurity Strategy Include Jedi Knights and Imperials?

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What makes for a good cyber security strategy? There are all sorts of directions we could take this discussion. For instance, do you handle security issues in a reactive or proactive manner? Do you become unnecessarily preoccupied by the possible threat posed by the sharks in the ocean? Or better ... Read More
Blackhat, BSidesLV and DEF CON Parties 2017

Blackhat, BSidesLV and DEF CON Parties 2017

Parties Back once again for the Blackhat, BSidesLV and DEF CON Parties 2017. Here is the list. Please note that this is a work in progress and I’ll be sure to add more as I become aware of them. Please note that this sched should work fine in most smart ... Read More
Unnecessary Doxing Of A Researcher

Unnecessary Doxing Of A Researcher

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Doxing and ransomware were unfortunate bedfellows this weekend when we saw the unnecessary doxing of a researcher during the massive WannaCry ransomware outbreak. I’m pissed and I’m looking at you The Sun UK, The Daily Mail and The Telegraph. A security researcher using the Twitter handle @MalwareTechBlog became an accidental ... Read More
Vote Dave Lewis For (ISC)2 Board of Directors

Vote Dave Lewis For (ISC)2 Board of Directors

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Vote Dave Lewis For (ISC)2 Board Election! That’s right, I am looking for your vote! I’m starting my new campaign for the (ISC)2 Board of Directors because I want to help build the (ISC)2 for the members! I would like to add new (old) blood to the board in a ... Read More
Liquidmatrix Nominated for Security Blogger Awards

Liquidmatrix Nominated for Security Blogger Awards

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I was rather pleased to see that Liquidmatrix was nominated in the Best Security Podcast category for the Security Blogger Awards this year. While we would love nothing better than to break out of our Susan Lucci-esque rut, I do want to make sure that folks who are kind enough ... Read More
Jet Lag And The Road Warrior

Jet Lag And The Road Warrior

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I’ve been a road warrior now for almost 4 years in my current role. I’d be lying if I said anything other than that I love it. But, it does manage to take a toll on the body and mind. Jet lag or, as the Mayo Clinic also calls it, ... Read More