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.


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.


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

Black Hat 2016 Presentation notes - III

Final set of Black Hat 2016 presentation notes.