Webinar: Attack Simulation TTPs: Group Policy and Audit Setting Enumeration with Carlos Perez

June 11, 2019 | By:

This was recorded on Wednesday June 19th at 1PM Eastern Situational awareness is key when one lands access on a target system as part of an attack simulation. Knowing what controls are present and which are likely present allows performance of a proper threat assessment for the access that has been obtained. This information is…


On the possibility of obfuscating code using neural networks

June 11, 2019 | By:

In this blog post, I will cover the current state of my research investigating the possibility of using neural networks to hide shellcode. But before we dig in, I will provide a little background information. For those unfamiliar with neural networks, they are a type of computer system design that is inspired by how human…


CEO Dave Kennedy provides insights to WSJ in ‘NBA Strives to Protect Secrets From Hackers’

June 10, 2019 | By:

Information teams store about their athletes, prospects and fans, can entice hackers, said David Kennedy in this Wall Street Journal article. “There’s a lot of money involved in this now, particularly with the legalization of gambling, where any type of inside information, forecasting or understanding of what an organization is doing can yield a high…


TrustedSec Podcast Episode 3.15 – Let us Diagnose Your Information Security Failings

June 07, 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, Justin Bollinger, and Steve Maxwell! Stories Title: Quest Diagnostics Says Up to 12 Million Patients May Have Had Financial, Medical, Personal Information Breached URL: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Quest-Diagnostics-12-Million-People-Data-Breach-510754611.html Author:…


Remediation Services Practice Lead Paul Sems provides advice after Quest Diagnostics breach

June 03, 2019 | By:

Customers were warned of a breach reported by Quest Diagnostics. Cleveland 19 reported on the story and asked Remediation Services practice lead Paul Sems for insights. “Most likely because of that breach you will be offered that service by Quest, but you want to make sure your financial information is protected.” Read more here.


GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone featured in Fox News story about internet needs in rural America

June 01, 2019 | By:

“The reality is, if there’s only one provider available, there’s no motivation to innovate.” Alex Hamerstone told Fox News regarding internet access in rural parts of the country. You can read more of what he has to say here.


Tech Tuesdays: Hacking A City

May 28, 2019 | By:

GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone joins WOSU radio for their Tech Tuesday to discuss Baltimore’s government computer systems and Cleveland’s airport falling victim to ransomware attacks. Listen to the full radio clip “Tech Tuesdays: Hacking A City” now!


Are free phone charging stations in airports safe?

May 28, 2019 | By:

Hackers are using airport USB charging stations to steal your information. Remediation Services Practice Lead Paul Sems shares what you should know with WKYC 3 in their story “Are free phone charging stations in airports safe?”


Number of ATMs globally drops

May 23, 2019 | By:

News 5 Cleveland talks with GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone on the number of ATMs worldwide being down for the first time ever. View the full article “Number of ATMs globally drops for the first time ever, more people using mobile peer-to-peer payment services” here.


Here’s How Driverless Cars Could be Hacked

May 22, 2019 | By:

Founder and CEO David Kennedy is a contributor to Yahoo Finance. Read his post “Security expert: Here’s how driverless cars could be hacked” on Yahoo Finance here.