The Three Most Common Tools Used to Breach Systems


The vast majority of cyber attacks do not use advanced malware. Rather, attackers use whatever they need to do the job. In this webcast, John Strand and Paul Asadoorian discuss the three most common tools used by attackers to gain access to a system. Attendees will understand that smart security professionals will use the same three tools to find and plug up vulnerabilities in their systems, thus preventing these attacks from occurring.



Tuesday, June 04, 2013 at 1:30 PM EDT (1730 UTC/GMT)


John Strand and Paul Asadoorian
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Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian is currently the Principal Security Evangelist for Eclypsium, focused on firmware and supply chain security awareness. Paul’s passion for firmware security extends back many years to the WRT54G hacking days and reverse engineering firmware on IoT devices for fun. Paul and his long-time podcast co-host Larry Pesce co-authored the book “WRTG54G Ultimate Hacking” in 2007, which fueled the firmware hacking fire even more. Paul has worked in technology and information security for over 20 years, holding various security and engineering roles in a lottery company, university, ISP, independent penetration tester, and security product companies such as Tenable. In 2005 Paul founded Security Weekly, a weekly podcast dedicated to hacking and information security. In 2020 Security Weekly was acquired by the Cyberrisk Alliance. Paul is still the host of one of the longest-running security podcasts, Paul’s Security Weekly, he enjoys coding in Python & telling everyone he uses Linux.

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