The Dangerous Realm – PSW #656
This week, we welcome Jerry Chen, Co-Founder of Firewalla, to discuss Work From Home Cyber Security! In our second segment, we welcome Ryan Hays, Offensive Security Manager at RSA Security, to talk about OSINT Scraping with Python! In the Security News, Cisco Releases Security Advisory for Telnet Vulnerability in IOS XE Software, Firefox 78 is out with a mysteriously empty list of security fixes, Python Arbitrary File Write Prevention: The Tarbomb, New Lucifer DDoS Botnet Targets Windows Systems with Multiple Exploits, Critical Apache Guacamole Flaws Put Remote Desktops at Risk of Hacking, and how the Internet is too unsafe, and why we need more hackers!
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Hackers know that more people are working from home now and accessing/ sending/ sharing sensitive company data through their home networks. How can businesses help employees secure their home networks?
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Before founding Firewalla, Jerry spent nearly 20 years working at Cisco Systems, where he was a senior manager and ran many projects in Security Technology Group, Core Routing Group, and Consumer Business Unit. He was also a member of the Cisco InfoSec Team, focusing on data protection. “I invented Firewalla after my daughter’s baby camera was hacked, and my goal is to prevent such things from happening to other families. ” Jerry graduated from University of California at Santa Barbara with MS and BS in Electrical Engineering.
With bug bounties becoming more and more main stream for organizations. The bounty hunters are turning to more and more automation. Open source intelligence gathering can be automated with the use of python and a handful of other opensource tools such as Recon-NG, Amass, and others.
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Ryan has 15 years of experience in the IT field, he has worked in a variety of capacities, currently specializing in offensive security and threat emulation techniques. During his career, he has worked with a multitude of Fortune 500 and 1000 companies, along with various U.S. Government Intelligence agencies on both sides of the field in offensive and defensive capacities. Ryan takes pride in giving back to the infosec community by presenting at multiple conferences as well as providing training and mentorship to people across the globe.
Cisco Releases Security Advisory for Telnet Vulnerability in IOS XE Software, Firefox 78 is out with a mysteriously empty list of security fixes, Python Arbitrary File Write Prevention: The Tarbomb, New Lucifer DDoS Botnet Targets Windows Systems with Multiple Exploits, Critical Apache Guacamole Flaws Put Remote Desktops at Risk of Hacking, and how The Internet is too unsafe, and why We need more hackers!
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