TrustedSec Podcast Episode 3.7 – Intelligence and an End to USB Espionage?

January 11, 2019 | 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: Geoff Walton, Rob Simon, Scott White, David Kennedy, and Alex Hamerstone. Title: NSA to release a free reverse engineering tool  URL https://www.zdnet.com/article/nsa-to-release-a-free-reverse-engineering-tool/ Author: Catalin Cimpanu Title: USB Type-C…


Few cons to bringing in the pros: Why should you have a third-party risk and security assessment?

January 10, 2019 | By:

At TrustedSec, we get about 400-500 inquiries for security assessments every year.  Some of the questions we still hear quite often are: Why does our company need to do a risk and security assessment? Why can’t we just do it ourselves? We already know we’re terrible—why do we need you to tell us that? There…


Incident Response Team Adds Senior Consultant Justin Vaicaro

January 08, 2019 | By:

From TrustedSec Incident Response Team Lead Tyler Hudak: TrustedSec is a multi-disciplined company with many service offerings outside of the world-renowned penetration testing we are known for. Included in those offerings is our Incident Response team, which I am proud to lead. Today I am pleased to announce that we have expanded our Incident Response…


How to Reduce PCI Compliance Anxiety

January 08, 2019 | By:

What type of emotions are created in you when you hear the term ‘PCI?’ Anxiety? Possibly fear? For some, it may be disgust. Most favorably, some may feel a sense confidence or enthusiasm. Ok, I agree that enthusiasm is rarely listed as an emotion felt when hearing the term ‘PCI,’ although there may be someone…


Major US newspapers hit by Cyberattack

December 31, 2018 | By:

Newspapers aren’t immune to technology’s risk. CEO Dave Kennedy spoke with FOX Business on the latest hack and motives that affected newspapers across the country. View the full video “Major US newspapers get hit by cyberattack”


Hacking is getting easier and easier. What you can do to avoid falling victim?

December 28, 2018 | By:

Your new electronic gifts from the holidays can make life easier but it can also make your chances of falling victim to hacking easier too. GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone, says once the hackers are in, they can turn your device into their own personal playground. See the full story, video and tips from WKYC,…


TrustedSec Podcast Episode 3.6 – Facebook and China China China

December 21, 2018 | 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: Geoff Walton, Rob Simon, David Boyd, Justin Bollinger, and Alex Hamerstone Title: facebook reaveals bug exposed 6.8 million users’ photos URL https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/14/tech/facebook-private-photos-exposed-bug/index.html Author: Donie O’Sullivan Title: As Facebook…


Nest cam hacks show risk of internet-connected devices

December 21, 2018 | By:

“They didn’t actually hack Nest. They used somebody’s password from something else that they were able to get into.” – CEO Dave Kennedy CEO Dave Kennedy shares fundamental security advice for household consumer IoT (Internet of Things) devices in NBC News’ piece “I’m in your baby’s room’: Nest cam hacks show risk of internet-connected devices“…


Webinar Series: Fundamentals of Post-Exploitation with Carlos Perez

December 20, 2018 | By:

Join us for this webinar series starting on Wednesday January 16th at 1:00 EST Learn the basics of post-exploitation from advanced infosec professionals Join Carlos Perez (@darkoperator) as he shares some of the post-exploitation methodology used by TrustedSec security consultants performed during actual attack simulations. Each of the four individual webinars will focus on specific aspects…


5G Poses Higher Security Risk than 4G

December 19, 2018 | By:

Alex Hamerstone of TrustedSec and James Lewis of Center for Strategic and International Studies discuss the possibility of hacking in 5G networks with CNBC’s “Power Lunch” team.