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The Top 10 Penetration Test Findings from 2019 with Eric Smith and Tim McGuffin

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Lares® encounters a seemingly endless number of vulnerabilities and attack vectors when we conduct a penetration test or red team engagement, regardless of organization size or maturity. Though not every…

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Hunting Azure Admins for Vertical Escalation: Part 2

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  This post is part 2 in the Hunting Azure Admins for Vertical Escalation series. Part 1 of this series detailed the usage and functionality of Azure authentication tokens, file…

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Your Assistance Is Needed: Defeating Disinformation

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Follow Up: Tricks, Trolls, and Securing the Home Worker In our recent blog about securing home workers, we drew attention to the impact of social engineering and the spread of…

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Tricks, Trolls & (Securing) the Home-Based Staffer

Tricks, Trolls & (Securing) the Home-Based Staffer 1080 798 Mark Arnold

By now, you are most likely working from home for purposes of social distancing. Call it whatever you will, ‘shelter in place,’ ‘hunkering down,’ or ‘self-quarantine,’ we have all been…

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Announcing Lares Office Hours

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In-person office hours are important for learning and engagement, yet risk serving only people who live close to one another and have flexible schedules. Many people have family responsibilities and…

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Pandemics Bring Out The Worst Kind of Internet Pariah

Pandemics Bring Out The Worst Kind of Internet Pariah 387 387 Mark Arnold

Zoombombing is one of the latest digital shenanigans to surface during the current COVID-19 crisis to abuse video conferencing users. With the increased reliance on video conferencing platforms due to…

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Questions With Andrew: What is Ransomware?

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Hunting Azure Admins for Vertical Escalation

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In this post, we will look at a rather simple, but important procedure when attacking organizations that leverage cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure. There is a lot of excellent…

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Mark Arnold – Week 1 at Lares

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Week 1. Lares. Some months back, when Andrew Hay decided to join forces with Lares founders Chris Nickerson and Eric Smith, the security community cheered the move from the sidelines,…

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NCUA Cites Cybersecurity as a 2020 Supervisory Priority

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On January 7, 2020 the National Credit Union Administration issued its yearly supervisory priorities and Information Systems and Assurance (Cybersecurity) received some renewed focus. According to the National Association of…

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