DevOps, Incident response

The Unprotected Attack Surface of the Enterprise – John Loucaides – PSW #639

Hackers are using firmware implants and backdoors to compromise enterprise security with attacks that are stealthy and persistent. It’s time for information security specialists to learn how to attack and defend enterprise infrastructure. John will provide a preview of his upcoming presentation at InfoSec World where he will demonstrate attacks on firmware that are invisible to traditional security platforms, and show how to detect and defend against them.

Full episode and show notes

Guest

John Loucaides
John Loucaides
VP Federal Technology at Eclypsium

John Loucaides is the VP of Research and Development at Eclypsium, the comprehensive cloud-based device security platform that protects enterprise devices all the way down to the firmware and hardware level. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the company was named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most innovative Security Companies for 2020, the CNBC Upstart 100 list, and Gartner’s Cool Vendor list for Security Operations and Threat Intelligence. John has extensive history in hardware and firmware threats from experience at Intel Corporation and the United States government. At Intel he served as the Director of Advanced Threat Research, Platform Armoring and Resiliency, PSIRT, and was a CHIPSEC maintainer. Prior to this, he was Technical Team Lead for Specialized Platforms for the federal government.

Hosts

Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian
Founder at Security Weekly
Jeff Man
Jeff Man
#HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems
Joff Thyer
Joff Thyer
Security Analyst at Black Hills Information Security
Larry Pesce
Larry Pesce
Principal Managing Consultant and Director of Research & Development at InGuardians
Lee Neely
Lee Neely
Information Assurance APL at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Matt Alderman
Matt Alderman
Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance
Tyler Robinson
Tyler Robinson
Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element
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