Hurricane Labs InfoSec Podcast

But Wait, Where’s the Logjam Logo?!

May 27, 2015

Welcome back to the Hurricane Labs InfoSec Podcast. 


This is Episode .03: The "But Wait, Where's the Logjam Logo?" Edition, featuring Kelsey Clark (Marketing Person), Corey Ham (Penetration Tester), Tom Kopchak (Senior Security Engineer & Operations Team Lead), and Amanda Berlin (Network Security Engineer). 

Listen in to this animated and informational discussion, for the latest InfoSec Hacks and Headlines, Hot Topic Talk, and What We're Arguing About this week.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Ian Gillespie has published the first part of his new blog-screencast tutorial series. So, check it out: 


Awesome job to Amanda Berlin for being featured in a CSO Online article. See what she has to say on the topic of Social Engineering: 


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TOP INFOSEC HACKS & HEADLINES HOT OFF THE PRESS

Logjam Vulnerability 

NSA "Irritant Horn" Hacking Project 

NetUSB Flaw

VENOM Bug 

New Google Chrome Extension 

Washington Post Hacked

Uber Plain Text Password Problem 


TODAY’S HOT TOPIC TALK

Thanks to Logjam, we are diving into the topic of 'Encryption.' 

During this discussion, we will be talking about tech giants urging the US government to retain strong encryption, how often should things and/or what things should be encrypted, whether or not encryption is going to be dead eventually, and more. 

Amanda also gives a brief overview of her recent blog post about vsftpd (very secure FTP daemon). If you're interested in finding out more, take a look: 


Other related articles: 



READY TO ARGUE?

Question of the day: Are airplane hackers good or bad? 


Corey also suggested a Carnal0wnage article that does a good job describing 'stunt hacking.'
Check it out: 



UNTIL NEXT TIME!

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