Episode 192 – Work without progress – what Infosec can learn from treadmills

Josh and Kurt talk about Kurt’s recent treadmill purchase and the lessons we can lean in security from the consumer market. The consumer market has learned a lot about how to interact with their customers in the last few decades, the security industry is certainly behind in this space today. Once again we display our ability toContinue reading “Episode 192 – Work without progress – what Infosec can learn from treadmills”

Episode 191 – Security scanners are all terrible

Josh and Kurt talk about security scanners. They’re all pretty bad today, but there are some things we can do to make them better. Step one is to understand the problem. Do you know why you’re running the scanner and what the reports mean? Show Notes Edmonton freeze thaw cycles Josh’s security scanner blog series Comment onContinue reading “Episode 191 – Security scanners are all terrible”

Episode 190 – Building a talent "ecosystem"

Josh and Kurt talk about building a talent ecosystem. What starts out as an attempt by Kurt to talk about Canada evolves into a discussion about how talent can evolve, or be purposely grown. Canada’s entertainment industry and Unit 8200 are good examples of this. Show Notes SCTV Red Team Project Moon Shot book  AvE channel  TurningContinue reading “Episode 190 – Building a talent "ecosystem"”

Episode 189 – Video game hackers – speedrunning

Josh and Kurt talk about video games and hacking. Specifically how speed runners are really just video game hackers. Show Notes Developer speedrun commentary Super Mario World end credits glitch explained Mario 3 RCE Breath of the Wild speedrun Super Metroid reverse boss order TMR beats every NES game Comment on Twitter with the #osspodcast hashtag

Part 5: Which of these security problems do I need to care about?

If you just showed up here, go back and start at the intro post, you’ll want the missing context before reading this article. Or not, I mean, whatever. I’ve spent the last few posts going over the challenges of security scanners. I think the most important takeaway is we need to temper our expectations. EvenContinue reading “Part 5: Which of these security problems do I need to care about?”

Episode 188 – Depressing news sucks, we’re talking about cheating in video games

Josh and Kurt talk about video games. Yeah, video games. Specifically about cheating in video games. There’s a lot of other security themes in the discussion. With the news being horrible these days, we needed to talk about something fun. Show Notes Penny Arcade Banned from Fortnite Apollo Robbins, world’s best pickpocket Comment on Twitter with theContinue reading “Episode 188 – Depressing news sucks, we’re talking about cheating in video games”

Episode 187 – Wireguard vs IPsec: the OK Boomer of security

Josh and Kurt talk about Wireguard. There have been a lot of recent conversations about it and if it’s better or worse than other VPN solutions. It’s safe to say in our modern age, less is usually more, especially when it comes to security. Wireguard has a lot going for it, it can’t be ignored. Show NotesContinue reading “Episode 187 – Wireguard vs IPsec: the OK Boomer of security”