This morning, I received a mail from Cisco to tell me that I’ve been nominated as finalist for their IT Blog Awards (Category: “Most Inspirational”). I’m maintaining this blog just for the fun and to share useful (I hope) information with my readers and don’t do this to get rewards
[SANS ISC] “OG” Tools Remain Valuable
I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “‘OG’ Tools Remain Valuable“: For vendors, the cybersecurity landscape is a nice place to make a very lucrative business. New solutions and tools are released every day and promise you to easily detect malicious activities on your networks. And it’s a recurring story.
Online Router Forensics Lab
When my friend Didier Stevens contacted me last year to help him with a BruCON 5×5 project, I simply could not decline! Didier developed a framework to perform forensic investigations on Cisco routers. His framework is called NAFT (â€œNetwork Appliance Forensic Toolkitâ€). It is written in Python and provides a
Integrating OpenERP Within a Cisco IP Phone
For once, this article is not directly related to “infosec“. My blog Â isn’t called “/dev/random” for nothing, right? In parallel to my dayly job as an Information Security Consultant and my blogger experience at night, I’m also doing business via my own company, TrueSecÂ (<advertising>Feel free to contact me if you’re
Cisco Routers : Penguins Inside?
It has been officially announced by Cisco: Application eXtension Platform (AXP) enhances the capabilities of the Cisco Integrated Services Router (ISR) by enabling a tighter integration between the branch network, IT and application infrastructure. Ok, what does it mean? High-end routers were already able to run TCL scripts. Now, thanks
Cisco Acquired Sguil
Announced on TaoSecurity, Cisco acquired Sguil. Sguil is a monitoring tool for network security anaylists. It provides realtime traffic analysis and goes deeper up to the raw packet level. Why is Sguild a nice opportinity for Cisco? It’s developed in TCL and high-end Cisco routers and switches have TCL builtin!