TrustedSec CEO David Kennedy Weighs In On Twitter’s Plaintext Password Disclosure

May 04, 2018 | By:

Speaking to WIRED, David Kennedy gives his opinion on a new recommendation from Twitter for all users to change their passwords. The recommendation came in light of a disclosure from the company that passwords were recorded internally in plaintext with no encryption. Read the full article here.


Alex Hamerstone explains what it means to clear your “Facebook history” on morning dose

May 04, 2018 | By:

Following Facebook’s personal data privacy scandal, the social networking company announced a new initiative to allow users the ability to wipe their records from the site. Alex Hamerstone went on morning dose to provide some insight into what that will look like for users.


New GDPR Privacy Messages – Alex Hamerstone on morning dose

May 02, 2018 | By:

Have you seen the new privacy language Facebook has rolled out due to GDPR changes? Our GRC practice lead, Alex Hamerstone, breaks down why US users may benefit from European regulation.


David Kennedy Answers If Facebook’s Value Will Diminish on ‘After The Bell’

April 13, 2018 | By:

Dave Kennedy was called on to provide expert analysis on the first day of Mark Zuckerber’s most recent Congressional Hearings. In a limited timeframe in between sessions, Dave provides his opinion on whether the value of Facebook will diminish due to this increased scrutiny.


Will Facebook’s Business Model Change? TrustedSec CEO David Kennedy on WGN9

April 12, 2018 | By:

With Mark Zuckerberg’s recent appearance in front of Congress, many people want to know what effects or changes may happen to the platform. As a cybersecurity expert, David Kennedy is able to provide some insight into what this means for the changing world of gathering personal data.


TrustedSec’s Alex Hamerstone featured in WKYC investigative report

April 06, 2018 | By:

Following recent data breaches at companies such as Equifax and Panera, WKYC Consumer Investigator Danielle Serino called in TrustedSec GRC practice lead Alex Hamerstone to get insight and tips on how consumers can protect themselves. Watch the clip here.  


Recording: Facebook’s Data Scandal and GDPR – How IT Impacts You

April 03, 2018 | By:

JOIN TRUSTEDSEC ON APRIL 18, 2018 AT 1:00 PM EST The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation [EU] 2016/679) has many organizations “gnashing their teeth” trying to become compliant. And if you think this Facebook’s privacy debacle doesn’t have anything to do you, think again: Unlike PCI, whose standards affect their own customers and thus…


TrustedSec a featured commentator on Fox Business

March 29, 2018 | By:

Facebook’s ongoing struggle with maintaining user data privacy was the topic of discussion on a recent Fox Business segment, “The Business of Cybersecurity.” TrustedSec’s GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone was asked to provide background and analysis on Facebook’s new privacy standards and dashboards.


Dave Kennedy featured in WIRED

March 28, 2018 | By:

Hacker Guccifer 2.0’s identity was recently determined after making one seemingly small mistake. TrustedSec founder, Dave Kennedy, contributed to the article detailing how even elite hackers are prone to human mistakes. Read more here.  


Magic Unicorn v3.0 Released

March 23, 2018 | By:

TrustedSec is proud to announce the release of Magic Unicorn v3. This release incorporates one of the largest additions to Unicorn in three years. This version adds several enhancements including support for Cobalt Strike beacon into the PowerShell evasion framework built into Unicorn. In addition, Unicorn now supports your own shellcode to be inserted into…