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Brakeing Down Security Podcast

Sep 29, 2014

We finished up our odyssey with Marcus J. Carey this week.  We picked his brain about how he feel about China, the coming cyberwar, and what kinds of tools he uses in his toolbox (hint: he doesn't use Kali).

We also talk a bit about the entitlement of people, and what makes folks in poorer countries turn to hacking. We...


Sep 28, 2014

This month, I wanted to go over a piece of software that seems to give a lot of people problems. In business, there is always a need for sending secure communications, whether because a client asked for it, or because sending sensitive information unencrypted could result in loss of profit, competitve edge, reputation,...


Sep 22, 2014

Marcus J. Carey, a security research and software developer came on to talk to us about FireDrill.me, a tool used to help people work out their Incident Response muscles.  He is also the creator of threatagent.com.

Marcus is well known in Security circles, and after we talked to him about FireDrill and ThreatAgent, we...


Sep 15, 2014

While I'm stuck at work, Mr. Boettcher went to the Austin Hackformers and snagged an interview with Mr. Ed Skoudis, of InGuardians and of the SANS Institute, a top flight training academy.  He is to be one of the keynote speakers at DerbyCon this year. He gives us a peek about his keynote, and Mr. Boettcher asks his...


Sep 8, 2014

We're back with part 2 of our discussion with Michael Gough.  Not only do we discuss more about malware, but we also ask Michael's opinion on how commercialized conventions like Black Hat and Defcon have gotten, how good threat intelligence feeds are, and why there aren't more defensive talks at cons.

Michael is...