The coffee shop is quieter than usual; as soon as Sam walks in the door, both his laptop and cell phone connect to the Wi-Fi. Sam sits down drink in hand and begins to work through his email.
Deja vu Security Associate Security Consultant Aadarsh Karumathil walks us through Linux package managers APT, yum, pacman, and brew.
Deja Associate Security Consultant Soumil Deshpande walks us through the technical basics of and provides security recommendations for implementation of SSL/TLS.
This is a special tutorial write-up authored by Deja Security Consultant Atanas Kirilov, who built the CubCon 2018 badge.
CubCon was a brand-new event at DEF CON, developed with the intent to bring beginner and experienced hackers together and build up the community, as well as to pass along career tips and lessons learned the hard way.
I’m one of the four organizers who ran the event, and the purpose of this post is to illustrate how I helped plan it with the development of a challenge badge.
Deja vu Security’s staff hails from all over the world, and can do everything from hack your car to design buildings. One—a Security Consultant named Moriah Tobin—can operate a nuclear reactor.
“The skills developed by gaming could be arguably summarized as practice obsessing over digital problems. I think anyone who has seen both a hacker and a gamer obsessing over something can immediately understand the relationship. That ability to completely lose yourself in the problem is a valuable skill in the industry—partially because of the work ethic that comes from that obsession, and partially because of the comprehensive knowledge that type of person usually has in their domain.”