Friday, January 26, 2018

Beers with Talos EP 21: How to Hire the Best, Attribution Without Apaches is Useless



Beers with Talos (BWT) Podcast Episode 21 is now available.  Download this episode and subscribe to Beers with Talos:

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EP21 Show Notes: 

It is a packed episode this time! We are joined by Edmund from the Talos Outreach Group to chat about Threat Modeling after we make our way through attribution and Group 123, hipster artisanal patching (hand flipped bits!), and spend a good bit of time talking about how Talos identifies the cream of the crop when we are hiring.

Timeline:

The Roundtable

01:42 - Joel: Furbo follow-up and banning timezones
06:06 - Craig: Paul’s Poor Visual Choices continued
08:09 - Nigel: The Mighty Reds are again glorious and victorious
10:16 - Mitch: A lonely drone in the tree no more
11:06 - Matt: An apology after listening to an entire Beasties concert

The Topics

12:40 - Meet Edmund
13:46 - Group123 Targeting S. Korea and Attribution is all anyone wants to hear
25:27 - Equation Editor - Even novel patching by legit wizards couldn’t save it
36:10 - Identifying the cream of the crop in your security org
50:47 - Threat Modeling and why people suck at it
1:02:52 - Parting shots

The Links:

Paul’s BlackBerry background: https://twitter.com/r00tbsd/status/954392019358703616
Korea in the Crosshiars: http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/01/korea-in-crosshairs.html
Private-Sector Attribution of Cyber Attacks: https://lawfareblog.com/private-sector-attribution-cyber-attacks-growing-concern-us-government
Creativity Inc: http://www.creativityincbook.com/about/

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Featuring: Craig Williams (@Security_Craig), Joel Esler (@JoelEsler), Matt Olney (@kpyke) and Nigel Houghton (@EnglishLFC).
Hosted by Mitch Neff (@MitchNeff).

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