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50% Women Speakers at BSidesNYC

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:02:28 +0000

At BSidesNYC we wanted to offer a more inclusive environment for our attendees so we decided a good first step was to set a goal that 50% of our speakers be women. We didn’t make it – but we tried. In this post, I hope to share with you what we did so that maybe your […]

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The Weather Report: Exploit Kit Tracker, Detecting ZBot, and New Phishing Techniques

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:13:46 +0000

In our latest Cisco Umbrella Security Weather Report, we share Exploit Kit Tracker, how to detect ZBot using SSL Traffic, and the latest phishing techniques!

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Protecting ICOs and cryptocurrency users

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:58:31 +0000

A whole new world of ICO Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are disrupting not just the currencies market. A newly observed trend of Internet Coin Offerings (ICOs) is changing the way VCs work with startups.  A recent Coindesk report states that the Bancor ICO set a record by raising $153 million in Ether from approximately 10,885 buyers. According to Coinschedule, […]

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Winter has come for Game of Thrones, and so has more granular inspection of URLs and files in Cisco Umbrella!

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:51:59 +0000

You just finished binge-watching season seven of Game of Thrones. Ah, here comes the post-GoT sadness. To ease your woes, you begin your search for a new series to start binging. You can usually tell if a series will be good or bad just from the title, poster, actors, and genre, but for some, you […]

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Behind the Modern Botnet

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:03:47 +0000

Earlier this month, I was fortunate enough to be able to speak at the very first BSides Amsterdam. I shared some insight on botnets and the malicious infrastructure behind them, seen from analyzing DNS traffic through Cisco Umbrella’s resolvers. Botnets enable the spread of malware and fuel the infrastructure behind cyber crime. Once a cyber […]

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