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Black Hat – Day 2 – Class

26 Jul

The class I have chosen to attend at Black Hat is called “Designing Secure Web Applications Through Enlightenment and Understanding”. Why not let hackers tell me what it is about web apps they find easy to hack!

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Black Hat – Day 1 – The trip in

26 Jul

When you’re headed for Vegas, you want the trip to start off lucky. Unfortunately, mine didn’t. A maintenance problem on the plane caused us to leave over 1 hour late. Grr.

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Black Hat

26 Jul

I’m attending the Black Hat Security Conference this year. Essentially this is where a bunch of hacker types come together to teach Corporate America how they’re hacking us these days. There are a few days of classes, followed by a few days of presentations. Also, for free, we get into DEFCON, which is where all the underground hackers get together to interact with each other.
So, as a corporate citizen, you can see I’m headed into enemy territory. Yeah, I’m going to use the wireless network they’re providing. Sure.
Did I mention this conference is in Las Vegas? Yeah, baby. Learning by day, gambling at night. What could be better?

 
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The Art of War

10 Jul

I was reading about The Art of War, and how it pertains to business, and I was struck by a quote:

“So the principles of warfare are: Do not depend on the enemy not coming, but depend on our readiness against him. Do not depend on the enemy not attacking, but depend on our position that cannot be attacked.”

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