Black Hat USA

August 11, 2018

SECURITY

Black Hat USA 2018: ATT&CK in the NOC

The Black Hat NOC is run by UBM, and Cisco Security is honored to be a technology partner for malware analysis/threat intelligence and DNS.

July 27, 2017

SECURITY

Black Hat USA 2017: Cisco Umbrella Joins the NOC

Cisco Cloud Based Security in the SOC Black Hat USA marked its 20th anniversary this year. The members of the NOC management showed me photos of the original NOC: a single router in a closet. The NOC has grown with the conference; into a well-managed team of experts from around the globe, from various vendors […]

August 3, 2016

SECURITY

MITM Training at Black Hat USA 2016

To prevent a security breach and loss of critical business data, security teams must be diligent in defining, identifying, and classifying security gaps in their organization’s network. Many security teams conduct pentesting as a way to assess and mitigate any potential gaps.  As a consulting engineer for Cisco Security Services, I’ve observed a deeper understanding […]

August 6, 2013

SECURITY

BREACH, CRIME and Black Hat

During the last three years, the security research community has been having a lot of fun with SSL/TLS uncovering a few nifty attacks. First, in 2011, Juliano Rizzo and Thai Duong released the details about the BEAST attack on Transport Layer Security (TLS) at the ekoparty Security Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I wrote a […]

July 8, 2013

SECURITY

Cisco Live USA 2013: Recap from a Network Security Engineer

Having just returned home to New Jersey from Cisco Live US in Orlando, Florida, I thought I’d share my experiences as a Network Security Engineer both attending and presenting at this year’s conference. There were approximately 20,000 attendees at this year’s conference, which I believe set a new Cisco Live attendance record! Considering the huge size […]