Wire Messenger – A new competitor to Signal and more?

December 24, 2016 | By:

It’s still too soon to tell, but do we finally have an alternative to Signal? I see a lot of folks asking about Wire Messenger. A lot of the same questions and I thought I would help on answering some of these questions. #1 Why is everyone switching and why should I when we have…


Damaging INFOSEC Credibility: News Articles and Researchers Overhyping Security Threats

December 13, 2016 | By:

Watching the election cycle has brought some interesting perspective to the term “fake news” and what the term really means. We struggle from a lot of the same issues in the security industry and unfortunately, for most of the average users, they cannot differentiate on whats real or not. The news wants to sensationalize things…


Episode 2.3 – Flash Exploits, PowerShell Hacking, Investigating the Elections, Expedia Hacker, Android Malware, and Shutting down the Note 7. TT: Ruler, MailSniper

December 09, 2016 | By:

Welcome to the Trusted Security Podcast – a podcast dedicated to bringing the latest news on information security and the industry. This episode features the following members: Dave Kennedy, Justin Elze, Geoff Walton, Rob Simon, Ben Ten Special thanks to Dual Core Music for the intro music!! Show links: http://www.infoworld.com/article/3148145/security/flash-player-remains-target-of-choice-for-exploit-kits.html http://www.computerweekly.com/news/450404333/PowerShell-security-threats-greater-than-ever-researchers-warn http://www.npr.org/2016/12/09/504971174/president-obama-orders-review-of-russian-hacking-during-2016-campaign http://money.cnn.com/2016/12/05/technology/expedia-hack-insider-trading-sec/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-exo-android-trojan-sold-on-hacking-forums-dark-web/ http://www.theverge.com/2016/12/8/13892400/samsung-galaxy-note-7-permanently-disabled-no-charging-us-update…


TrustedSec Security Podcast Episode 2.2

December 01, 2016 | By:

Episode 2.2 – Shamoon creeps out again in Saudi, Android Malware steals Google accounts, FBI jurisdiction, and 2017 predictions Welcome to the Trusted Security Podcast – a podcast dedicated to bringing the latest news on information security and the industry. This episode features the following members: Dave Kennedy, Geoff Walton, Rob Simon, Paul Burkeland. Special…


TrustedSec Security Podcast Episode 2.1

November 23, 2016 | By:

Episode 2.1 – Unicorn 0day, Android and China, Hacking the Election, and UK Privacy Welcome to the Trusted Security Podcast – a podcast dedicated to bringing the latest news on information security and the industry. This episode features the following members: Dave Kennedy, Justin Elze, Geoff Walton, and Ben Ten. Special thanks to Dual Core…


ISC2 Board of Directors – Members: This is a post you should read.

August 23, 2016 | By:

I understand that this post is long-winded and probably TLDR for some. If you are an ISC2 certificate holder or was one in the past, I would encourage you to read this as it hopefully has a lot of insight into how the organization runs. This is my first year being on the board of…


The Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET) v7.3 “Underground” released.

July 27, 2016 | By:

TrustedSec is proud to announce the release of The Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET) v7.3 codename “Underground”. This version is a complete rewrite of the SMS spoofing module and now uses the awesome folks over at spoofmytextmessages.com as the main provider. The API fully integrates into theirs and allows you to spoof text messages directly through SET….


The PenTesters Framework (PTF) v1.8 “Tool Depot” Released

July 22, 2016 | By:

TrustedSec is proud to release the PenTesters Framework (PTF) v1.8 codename “Tool Depot” for public release. This version has a number of enhancements including a total of a 140 security testing tools available through the framework. One of the most notable is the recoding of the Metasploit installation from a custom git handler to the…


Happy Birthday TrustedSec!

July 11, 2016 | By:

Today marks the 4-year anniversary of when TrustedSec opened its doors. I work with the best people and friends and that is not an exaggeration. Not many people know the story of how TrustedSec was started. I was sitting in my office at a Fortune 1000 as a CSO running an amazing team and had…


New Release: The Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET) v7.2 “Wine and Gold”

June 28, 2016 | By:

Today we release a new version of the Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET) v7.2 codename: “Wine and Gold”. For non-Cavs or non sports ball fans – apologies but couldn’t resist. This version has a number of enhancements and additions and represents over two months worth of development. Based on the show “Mr. Robot” which we think is…