Technical Tuesday – 29 March 2011 – Deep Packet Inspection for Cybersecurity ASW&R by Jeff Kuhn of Pangia Technologies
ASW&R is an acronym for Attack Sensing, Warning, and Response. It is an expansion of an earlier term, Attack Sensing and Warning (AS&W), used in some circles to define the activity of identifying cyber attacks and providing actionable information about them.
Technical Tuesday – 8 February 2011 – Network Device Exploitation with Universal Plug & Play by Terry Dunlap of Tactical Network Solutions
Universal Plug & Play (UPnP) is a convenience technology found in many embedded devices such as home routers and wireless access points. The purpose is to allow various heterogeneous, network-enabled devices (i.e. phones, video game consoles, DVRs, etc.) to seamlessly communicate to the outside world without user configuration. To this end, UPnP devices automatically make firewall changes to a user’s network without their knowledge.
Technical Tuesday – 4 January 2011 – Network Monitoring by Josh Goldfarb of 21st Century Technologies, Inc.
Proper monitoring of a large enterprise network is a critical component of the overall cyber security picture. However, data generated by network monitoring equipment is extremely cumbersome and presents the human analyst with numerous challenges. This talk aims to share successful techniques for streamlining analyst workflow, allowing organizations to get a handle on their data to better protect and defend their networks.