For those who did not attend the BruCON conference last week, the videos recorded during the talks have been released on the BruCON Wiki. Here is a local mirror: A new web attack vector script fragmentation by Stephan Chenette [Download] Attacking backbone technologies by Daniel Mende & Roger Klose [Download]
Sunday… I slept a few hours… Strange feeling, BruCON is already over. But no regrets! It was amazing to participate to this security conference from inside. We can be proud of it: Belgium has now its own conf! Once again, thanks to the core team which organized such great event.
This evening, I attended an ISACA Belgium Chapter event about “Continuous Monitoring“. By reading the work “monitoring”, you may think about CPU, memory or complex applications monitoring. In fact, continuous monitoring is a process, using specific tools, to detect compliance and risk issues associated within financial organizations. Today’s speaker was
I just found an interesting event scheduled on next Saturday: Freedom Not Fear 2009. The origin of this initiative came from Germany where authorities are known to have a strong position on data retention and Internet/mobile phone users tracking. The goal of this event is to protest against the growing
Just back to home from Besancon. Here we go for the second day review! Due to last minute planning changes, the conference started later today. Not critical, it was a good opportunity to do some social networking and BruCON promotion.
After driving most of the night, I arrived in Besancon just in time for the registration at FrHACK_01. Next step was to look for a breakfast and 0xC0FFEE. Nothing to do with the conference but Besancon looks to be a nice small city. My first mission was to let some
After some good summer times, back to school for my daughters today (a very special day, a bigger school) and to work for me tomorrow… I was off for two weeks and spent one of them on the RÃ© island in France. Very bad Wi-Fi coverage, more and more access
The number of scheduled security events is gigantic! There are the “big ones” like DefCON, BlackHat or RSA. They are outsider but which promise to be very interesting (like BruCON, no advertisement to read here ;-)). There are also lot of local events like all the chapter of international organization
Every last Friday of July, it’s sysadmin day! Enjoy your day Guys and don’t forget to keep your systems secure! Before going to party, patch your bind servers. Exploits are in the wild… Otherwise, you can still use the BOFH-excuse-generator!