Episode 282 – The security of Rust: who left all this awesome in here?

Josh and Kurt talk about a story from Microsoft declaring Rust the future of safe programming, replacing C and C++. We discuss how tooling affects progress and why this isn’t always obvious when you’re in the middle of progress. Show Notes Microsoft: Rust Is the Industry’s ‘Best Chance’ at Safe Systems Programming Josh’s devopsdays talkContinue reading “Episode 282 – The security of Rust: who left all this awesome in here?”

Episode 266 – The future of security scanning with Debricked

Josh and Kurt talk to Emil Wåreus from Debricked about the future of security scanners. Debricked is doing some incredibly cool things to avoid relying on humans for vulnerability identification and cataloging. Learn what the future of security scanning is going to look like. Show Notes Debricked Emil’s Linkedin

It’s time to fix CVE

The late, great, John Lewis is well known for a quote about getting into trouble. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble. It’s time to start some good trouble. Anyone who knows me, reads this blog, or follows me on Twitter, is well aware I have beenContinue reading “It’s time to fix CVE”

The Titanic of security

I listen to a lot of podcasts. A lot of podcasts. I was listening to the Dave and Gunnar Show podcast episode 212 with guest David A. Wheeler. The Titanic was used as an example of changing process after a security incident. This opened up a flood of thoughts to me, but not for theContinue reading “The Titanic of security”

Episode 253 – Defenders only need to be right once

Josh and Kurt talk about this idea that seems to exist in security of “attackers only need to be right once” which is silly. The reality is attackers have to get everything right, defenders really only need to get it right once. But “defenders only need to be right once” isn’t going to sell anyContinue reading “Episode 253 – Defenders only need to be right once”

Episode 218 – The past was a terrible place

Josh and Kurt talk about change. Specifically we discuss how the past was a terrible place. Never believe anyone who tells you it was better. Part of a career now is learning how to learn. The things you learn today won’t be useful skills in a few years. The future is is always better thanContinue reading “Episode 218 – The past was a terrible place”

Episode 216 – Security didn’t find life on Venus

Josh and Kurt talk about how we talk about what we do in the context of life on Venus. We didn’t really discover life on Venus, we discovered a gas that could be created by life on Venus. The world didn’t hear that though. We have a similar communication problem in security. How often are your words misunderstood?Continue reading “Episode 216 – Security didn’t find life on Venus”