• An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 36
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 36

    So do we suck or what? Sorry that its taken so long for us to get another episode out… things have been crazy busy for all of us. Anyway for this episode, Dan and Jim found themselves with 30 minutes or so of spare time, not much of a script, and working mics (Michael was…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 35
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 35

    Episode 35 is here. The format is different today. Instead of you listening to Dan, Jim, and me yap about news and pontificate about security topics, you are going to hear a talk I gave at the Texas Technology Summit in early April 2010. The talk title and synopsis are below, along with a link…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 34
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 34

    We are really sorry for the long delay, but all three of our schedules have been packed for the last 2 months. But I’m sure you don’t want to hear any excuses, so without further hesitation… Here’s Episode 34. Show Notes: Kudos to Tommy Perniciaro for article at SC Magazine – Link Here InfoSec News…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 33
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 33

    Yes, the logo is weird this time.  If you can’t tell what it is, maybe this will help.  For the first time ever (and probably the only time since I don’t get to Atlanta much), An Information Security Place Podcast has joined forces with the  Southern Fried Security Podcast to create a joint episode.  Can…

    Read more
  • iTunes picked up the wrong episode
    Comments Off on iTunes picked up the wrong episode

    Just realized that iTunes picked up Episode 31 instead of episode 32 on the latest post. I had to delete the enclosure in WordPress and then recreate it. Not sure what happened. If you subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, you may need to delete Episode 32 and then update. Sorry about that! Vet

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 32
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 32

    OK, holy crap.  We expected this episode to be pretty short since Jim was not around to add his golden commentary, but we got to yappin’ and churned out almost an hour of content (I use that term loosely).  So enjoy the show! Show Notes: InfoSec News Update – Iran Shutters Google’s Gmail Service, offering…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 31
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 31

    Everyone was here for this episode (meaning Dan, Jim, and Michael), and it was pretty much on schedule this time. We do the normal cutting up, then talk about news and start discussing stuff. Then Dan puts the hurt down on some developer geek speak. You will definitely learn  from stuff from this episode (as opposed…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 30
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 30

    Link to MP3 The first podcast of the new year is here, and it is a nice round number!  That is sweet!  So please forgive any weirdness in the way this episode sounds.  It was put together over a couple of weeks doing interviews here and there with vendors as well as each other while we were…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 29
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 29

    Link to MP3 Merry Christmas to all our listeners! It’s that time of the year again where we sit down and make a fun podcast and recap the year and look forward to next year. Heck there was even a Christmas Miracle on this episode… it was actually recorded on time !!!! So sit back…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 28
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 28

    Link to MP3 OK, this was just a stupid, crazy, and fun episode.  We had technical hiccups, a roving co-host that likes to text another cohost during recording, plus this episode is late getting recorded because of end-of-year schedule.  But we powered through it, and Jim got to spend a lot of time on post-production….

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 27
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 27

    Link to MP3 OK, Episode 27 is FINALLY here. Sincere apologies to all of our listeners. We really could not avoid the long break. Work and family and everything else seriously pounded us this time. ENJOY! Show Notes: InfoSec News Update – FTC Orders ChoicePoint To Pay $275,000 For 2008 Data Breach – Link Here…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 26
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 26

      Link to MP3 Episode 26 is here.  It almost didn’t happen since I was playing remote helpdesk dude for a relative from my hotel room in Dallas right before the recording, but we got it worked out.  Enjoy! Show Notes: InfoSec News Update – Michael’s New NAISG Group are having their first meeting on…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 25
    2 Comments on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 25

    Link to MP3 Episode 25 is here.  Today’s podcast is different than our usual.  Instead of having Jim, Dan, and me spout off and pontificate, I am interviewing Wesley McGrew from McGrew Security.  Wesley is a security researcher at Mississippi State University’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Center, where he works to find vulnerabilities in SCADA software….

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 24
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 24

    Link to MP3 Hello all you happy people!  Episode 24 is here.  I was out sick, so Jim and Dan put it together. Jim is adamant about sticking to a schedule. Dang slave driver! Show Notes: InfoSec News Update – Credit Unions Under Attack – Link 1 / Link 2 Massive SQL Injection Attacks –…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 22
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 22

    Link to MP3 Episode 22 is here. Jim was not available to join me this time (been traveling and real busy), so Dan Kuykendall from NT Objectives was kind enough to fill in as co-host for today. We had some good discussion, and a show that I thought would be a little shorter ended up…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 21
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 21

    Link to MP3 Episode 21 is up and going. Looks like Jim and I are back on a regular cycle again. Hopefully it stays that way! Here are the show notes: InfoSec News Update – Goldman Sachs looses its secret sauce online – Link Here Fed gets and F on Physical Security – Link Here…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 20
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 20

    Link to MP3 The long-awaited episode 20 is finally here. Sorry for the crazy long wait! InfoSec News Update – Data Breach Suit Targets Auditor – Link Here Exobox data leak detection coming out – Link Here "CloudBurst" allows attackers to break VM guest OS and attack Host – Link Here Obama creates the office…

    Read more
  • Some advice when writing security assessment RFP’s
    Comments Off on Some advice when writing security assessment RFP’s

    I have been answering quite a few security assessment RFP’s lately, most specifically geared towards penetration testing of the external and internal environment (you guessed it – PCI).  And what I have noticed is that the writers of the RFP typically do not include enough detail in the RFP for the organizations attempting to answer…

    Read more
  • Accuvant blog is up and running
    Comments Off on Accuvant blog is up and running

    Finally the day has come.  I have been pushing to get this done internally at Accuvant for a while, and things just never lined up.  But now we finally are there.  Yes, the Accuvant blog is up and running.  You can find it at http://insight.accuvant.com. There are already some great posts up by some of…

    Read more
  • Copycat Twitter Worm?
    Comments Off on Copycat Twitter Worm?

      As most of you know, Twitter was hit with a series of worms this past weekend.  They were created by 17 year old, Mikey Mooney, creator of the website StalkDaily.com (don’t visit the site).  The original worm seemed fairly innocuous, with messages that were created to drive traffic to the StalkDaily website. I wrote…

    Read more
  • Podcast delays
    Comments Off on Podcast delays

    Sorry for the delay in getting the last podcast posted.  I recorded it with Michael Santarcangelo last week (Jim was sick), but we had some issues with the recording (Skype cut out twice, other issues), and I have not had the time to edit everything.  I have a good bit of it done, but I…

    Read more
  • Heading to TRISC in the morning
    Comments Off on Heading to TRISC in the morning

    If anyone is heading to TRISC (Texas Regional Infrastructure Security Conference) tomorrow in Austin, let me know.  I will be there tomorrow for a day doing booth duty with Citrix.  I think they will mostly be showing their NetScaler product (load balancer, reverse proxy, and WAF). Sometimes I like doing booth duty just because it…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 17
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 17

    Link to MP3 Here is Episode 17. Sorry for the delay in getting it out. Last week was extremely rough for Jim and I, but we are back at full strength now. Well, maybe 85% strength anyway. In this show Jim and I relate the latest news as always, then we have some discussion about…

    Read more
  • No podcast this week
    Comments Off on No podcast this week

    Sorry everyone.  Jim and I are big time swamped with work right now.  Plus I have a friend is very ill, and I am tied up with that as well.  We’ll be back next week. Vet

    Read more
  • Can IT Vendors be Objective?
    Comments Off on Can IT Vendors be Objective?

    Here is another guest post by WiFi Jedi ———————————————————————————— Can IT Vendors truly be objective? Or does everything they say have to be viewed through a lens of “they are trying to sell me something”? Join me while I rant… Personally, I think IT vendors can be objective. Sure, we manufacture and sell things… *Gasp*…

    Read more
  • An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 16
    Comments Off on An Information Security Place Podcast – Episode 16

    Link to MP3 Episode 16 is up and running. Jim and I cover a lot of news again in this episode. Also, Jim goes a little crazy with the geek toys, but it is all really cool stuff and good info. We get into some PCI futures, playing off of Rich Mogull’s ideas on the…

    Read more
  • Playing with the Packeteer PacketShaper
    Comments Off on Playing with the Packeteer PacketShaper

    I just got an eval PacketShaper 2500 for a few days from my local Bluecoat SE (Bluecoat bought them a few months ago).  I actually used to work with these boxes just about everyday a few years back.  I worked for a company that built apartment complexes for college students at a lot of major…

    Read more

Back to Top