2016-08-07

Black Hat USA 2016 and defcon 24 - The Last Word

This year's BH and Defcon were historic. Nothing less.

It was truly "The Rise of the Machines".

defcon 24 - Notes for Friday 2016-8-06

Defcon sure has changed since the last time I was there.
This blog post has my notes from defcon 24 Friday 2016-8-06.

2016-08-06

defcon 24 - Notes for Saturday 2016-8-06

Here are my notes from Defcon 24 for Saturday 2016-8-07.

You should check out the new Bloodhound graph tool for analyzing MS AD architecture. From the Empire folks. Wow! See my notes below for more details and the link.

2016-08-05

BlackHat 2016: Some general impressions (FWIW!)

Not that my opinion counts for much.
But here are some general trends and impressions from BlackHat 2016.

Passwords as a means of protection - - - Not!

Out with the “old” – in with the “new”In response to recent trends in password attacks, NIST is considering changing their standards on password management.


Black Hat 2016 Conference Notes

Here are some (raw, down-in-the-trenches) notes from Black Hat 2016 presentations I attended.


The whitepapers and slides can be found here: https://www.blackhat.com/us-16/briefings.html

More Black Hat 2016 Presentation Notes

Yep, another batch of presentation notes from Black Hat 2016.

Reminder that the slides and whitepapers are here: https://www.blackhat.com/us-16/briefings.html