Category Archives: Network

Information Security Podcast

An Information Security Place Podcast – 01-22-14

Jim, Dan, and Michael have a lot of catching up to do. We talk about a lot of stuff because a lot of stuff has been happening. From RSA, NSA, QSAs… security is busy! Show notes below!

Show Notes:

Infosec News Update

  • 123456 is the new best of the worst – Link
  • RSA Conf and those skipping it this year – Link
  • Fixing a flawed VA medical records system: Tenacity pays off for a researcher – Link
  • Do you believe the Obamacare website is secure? These guys don’t – Link1, Link2, Link3

Discussion Topic – The Failure Themes of the Target Breach

  • Massive Props to Brian Krebs on his coverage of the whole debacle – Krebsonsecurity.com
  • AntiVirus Takes it on the Chin …Again – Link
  • Egress Filter Much? – Link
  • Credit Card Processing Fundamentally flawed – Link

EMPHATIC POINT OF THE PODCAST!! Complacent with Compliance … again PCI!= security

Music Notes

Special Thanks to the guys at RivetHead for use of their tracks“ http://www.rivetheadonline.com/

  • Intro: “Stay Alive“ – Rivethead
  • Segment 1: “Synchroncity II“ – RivetHead
  • Segment 2: “Burn Us Down“ – Early Morning Rebel
  • Outro: “Zero Gravity“ – RivetHead

An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 04 for 2012

Hmmm Lets see if I even remember how to enter this stuff anymore… Yeap you guessed it, we finally recorded another episode – WOOT!
Show Notes:

InfoSec News Update – 


  • Howard Schmidt is Retiring – Link Here
  • Vulnerability Stats of Publicly Traded Companies – Link Here
  • Tool Update – Threadfix from Denim Group – Link Here
  • The Mission Impossible Self-Destructing SATA SSD Drive – Link Here
  • The WAF Wars – Link 1 / Link 2 / Link 3
  • PwnieExpress Releases PwnPlugUI/OS 1.1 – Link Here
  • App for scanning faces to gauge age at bars – Link Here
  • Business Logic Testing defined – Link 1
  • ErrataSec – Wants your hotel PCAP Files – Link 1 / Link 2

Discussion Topic –

  1. Should specific security efforts be validated when the program as a whole is crap? Link Here

Music Notes:

Special Thanks to the guys at RivetHead for use of their tracks –http://www.rivetheadonline.com/

Tour Dates:

  1. June 1 – Dallas – Curtain Club

Intro – RivetHead – The 13th Step”
News Bed – RivetHead - “Beautiful Disaster” 
Discussion Bed – RivetHead - “Difference” 
Outro – RivetHead – “Zero Gravity”

An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 01 for 2012 – Breach Report

Wow! Six Months…and two job changes later, we are finally back to recording! YEAH!….Here the latest show from our intrepid hosts.

Show Notes:

InfoSec News Update –

Discussion Topic – 2012 Breach Report

  1. Care2 Discloses Breach; Company Has Nearly 18 Million Members
  2. AntiSec hit California and NY Law Enforcement Sites
  3. Anonymous Nabs 50,000 Credit Card Numbers From Security Think Tank

Music Notes: Special Thanks to the guys at RivetHead for use of their tracks

  • Intro – RivetHead – The 13th Step”
  • News Bed – RivetHead – “Beautiful Disaster”
  • Discussion Bed – RivetHead – “Difference”
  • Outro – RivetHead – “Zero Gravity”
  • Tour Dates:
    1. Jan 6 – Dallas – Curtain Club
    2. Jan 27 – Dallas – Trees
    3. Jan 28 – Dallas – Trees
    4. Mar 2 – Dallas – Curtain Club – 7th Album CD Release Party
    5. Mar 3 – Houston – BFE Rock Club
    6. Mar 24 – Fort Worth – The Rail Club
    7. May 5 – Dallas – Renos Chop Shop

 

Surviving the Week – 12/09/2011

Sorry I missed last week, this one will cover the last two weeks.

 

Surviving the Week – 11/25/2011

I hope that all of you in the US had a great Happy Thanksgiving.
As is normal for a holiday weekend, the new is a bit light, but here is what I was able to gather for this week.