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BotConf 2019 Wrap-Up Day #3

It’s a classic issue for BotConf attendees, the last day is always a little bit stronger due to the social event organized every Thursday night. This year, we are in the French area where good wines are produced and the event took place at the “Cité du Vin”. The night was short but I was present at the first talk! Ready as usual! The first talk was “
Publish At:2019-12-06 15:20 | Read:1614 | Comments:0 | Tags:Event Security Bordeaux Botconf Conference Malware

DeepSec 2019 Wrap-Up Day #1

Hello from Vienna where I’m at the DeepSec conference. Initially, I was scheduled to give my OSSEC training but it was canceled due to a lack of students. Anyway, the organizers proposed to me to join (huge thanks to them!). So, here is a wrap-up of the first day! After the short opening ceremony by René Pfeiffer, the DeepSec organizer, the day star
Publish At:2019-11-30 08:20 | Read:1434 | Comments:0 | Tags:Event Forensics Security Conference DeepSec Vienna Wrap-up

Hack.lu 2019 Day #3 Wrap-Up

And here is my third and last wrap-up for the 2019 edition of hack.lu! The last day is always harder for many people after the social event but I was on time to follow the first talk: “Beyond Windows Forensics with Built-in Microsoft Tooling” by Thomas Fischer. Thomas’s goal was to give some “ideas” to people who attended the
Publish At:2019-10-24 15:20 | Read:1623 | Comments:0 | Tags:Event Conference hack.lu

Hack.lu 2019 Day #2 Wrap-Up

After a short night playing the CTF and a lot of morning coffee, I was ready for the second day… It started with a hot-topic: “Sensor & Logic Attack Surface of Driverless Vehicles” presented by Zoz. Even if not yet common on our roads today, self-driving cars (or cars with many driving helps) exist. The first self-driving car was dev
Publish At:2019-10-23 16:25 | Read:1355 | Comments:0 | Tags:Event Conference hack.lu

Hack.lu 2019 Day #1 Wrap-Up

Hello Readers! The first day of the hack.lu conference is already over, here is my wrap-up! The event started around 10:30, plenty of time to meet friends around a first coffee! The conference was kicked off by Axelle Apvrille who is a security researcher focusing on mobile devices and apps. The title was “Smartphone apps: let’s talk abou
Publish At:2019-10-22 20:20 | Read:1594 | Comments:0 | Tags:Event Conference hack.lu

Where 2 worlds collide: Bringing Mimikatz et al to UNIX

Presentation on Active Directory integration solutions for UNIX (as given at Black Hat Europe 2018). Over the past fifteen years there’s been an uptick in “interesting” UNIX infrastructures being integrated into customers’ existing AD forests. Whilst the threat models enabled by this should be quite familiar to anyone securing a heter
Publish At:2019-09-19 17:35 | Read:1405 | Comments:0 | Tags:Presentations analysis auditing Black Hat Europe blue team c

An offensive introduction to Active Directory on UNIX

By way of an introduction to our talk at Black Hat Europe, Security Advisory EMEAR would like to share the background on our recent research into some common Active Directory integration solutions. Just as with Windows, these solutions can be utilized to join UNIX infrastructure to enterprises’ Active Directory forests. Background to Active Directory i
Publish At:2019-09-19 17:35 | Read:1533 | Comments:0 | Tags:Blog analysis auditing Black Hat Europe blue team conference

Discover the secrets of the SOC

Presentation on building effective SOCs (as given at InfoSec Europe 2019 on the interactive workshop track). Simon Crocker, Cisco’s EMEAR lead for SOC Advisory looks at what goes into making a SOC work effectively. This talk discusses the core SOC requirements around monitoring and incident response function, but also touches on some of the other serv
Publish At:2019-09-19 17:35 | Read:1442 | Comments:0 | Tags:Presentations blue team C-Suite conference InfoSec Europe SO

Is that really you? The importance of identity in breach response and recovery

Presentation on Zero Trust and the importance of identity in breach response and recovery (as given at InfoSec Europe 2019 on the tech talk track). Richard Dean, Cisco’s EMEAR Head Of Security Advisory Services looks at Cisco’s approach to zero trust. This talk discusses the need to monitoring your users’ access and privileges and how securing t
Publish At:2019-09-19 17:35 | Read:1553 | Comments:0 | Tags:Presentations blue team C-Suite conference incident response

So you want to build a SOC: Lessons from the front line

Presentation on building an effective operational security capability (as given at Cisco Live US/Talos Threat Research Summit 2019). This talk will not help you build a SOC in only 60 minutes, but it will help you build a functional security operation over time. Building a SOC can be daunting. This talk will look at how to pick your fights and the key battle
Publish At:2019-09-19 17:35 | Read:1457 | Comments:0 | Tags:Presentations blue team conference SOC TTRS

Security Engineering – A manifesto for defensive security

Presentation on the need to re-examine how we engineer systems (taking service providers as an example) and the implications on how we quantify cyber risk if we want to take this message into the board room (as given at BT’s SnoopCon 2019 and Cisco’s June 2019 Knowledge Network webinar for service providers). Having delivered security consultancy
Publish At:2019-09-19 17:35 | Read:1430 | Comments:0 | Tags:Presentations C-Suite conference CRQ cyber risk quantificati

SSTIC 2017 wrap-up

This year, one member of the Portcullis team went to one of the biggest security events in France: SSTIC (Symposium sur la sécurité des technologies de l’information et des communications). This post will highlight the most interesting presentations. Many of the slides, articles and videos are available on the SSTIC website, but they are mostly in Fren
Publish At:2017-10-27 17:20 | Read:5086 | Comments:0 | Tags:Blog analysis conference SSTIC

BruCON Network 0x09 Wrap-Up

BruCON 0x09 is over! It’s time to have a look at the data captured during the last Thursday and Friday. As the previous years, the setup was almost the same: An Internet pipe with a bunch of access-points, everything interconnected through a pfSense firewall. The guest network (dedicated to attendees) traffic is captured and processed by a SecurityOnio
Publish At:2017-10-21 19:40 | Read:4868 | Comments:0 | Tags:Event BruCON Conference Wrap-up

Hack.lu 2017 Wrap-Up Day 1

Hack.lu is ongoing in Luxembourg, already the thirteen edition! I arrived yesterday to attend a pre-conference event: the MISP summit. Today the regular talks were scheduled. It seems that more attendees joined this edition. The number of talks scheduled is impressive this year: 11 talks today and 12 talks on Wednesday and Thursday… Here is my wrap-up of the
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Hack.lu 2017 Wrap-Up Day 2

As said yesterday, the second day started very (too?) early… The winner of the first slot was Aaron Zauner who talked about pseudo-random numbers generators. The complete title of the talk was “Because ‘User Random’ isn’t everything: a deep dive into CSPRGNs in Operating Systems & Programming Languages”. He started with an overview of random numbers gene
Publish At:2017-10-21 19:40 | Read:3393 | Comments:0 | Tags:Event Conference hack.lu Wrap-up

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