White Hat, Black Hat, and Grey Hat Hackers: What Do They Do, and What Is the Difference Between Them?

Picture this: a young person is in a dark room. The only thing visible is their figure, as it is just barely lit by the blinding LEDs of their computer screen. They ...
Microsoft Patch Tuesday, August 2020 Edition

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, August 2020 Edition

Microsoft today released updates to plug at least 120 security holes in its Windows operating systems and supported software, including two newly discovered vulnerabilities that are actively being exploited. Yes, good people ...

Virtual Panel Discussion Highlights Cloud and Security Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic

If 2020 was a normal year, I would be gearing up for a trip to Las Vegas next week for the Black Hat security conference. However, 2020 is not a normal year ...
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Ideas and Innovations at DEFCON 2019

Every year when I go to Black Hat USA and DEFCON, I am reminded of the constant battle between light and dark…wait…that’s Return of the Jedi…. I mean of the constant battle ...

Concerns and Challenges Towards an Effective Cloud Security

In July 2019, Capital One made news headlines not for achieving another milestone but because it had been breached. Capital One was using AWS cloud services, as many businesses are doing nowadays ...

Red Flag Alert: Service Accounts Performing Interactive Logins

In the world of account security, we often focus on end user accounts as the weak vector vulnerable to attackers. On the contrary, we at Preempt see something that happens just as ...
Black Hat USA 2019 Keynote: Every Security Team is a Software Team Now by Dino Dai Zovi

Building a Culture of Security: 73 articles Summarizing Black Hat USA 2019

If there was a common theme at the 2019 Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas, it may well have been security culture. Culture emerged in some of the most prominent sessions ...

The Creation of Captain Tripwire: A Cyber Security Comic Book

It’s that time of year again where Black Hat and DEF CON are fast approaching and everyone interested in security will descend upon Las Vegas. While Craig Young will be there with ...

12 Events at Black Hat USA 2019 You Won’t Want to Miss

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We looked at the Black Hat USA 2019 agenda through the lenses of network security and rounded up 12 events you won’t want to miss ...
DevSecOps: Robservations from Black Hat

DevSecOps: Robservations from Black Hat 2018

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One of the nice things about my new role is that I recently had the pleasure of attending my first Black Hat conference. Now to be completely transparent, I only had an ...
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