OSSTMM Links and Information

I’ve been discussing the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (http://www.isecom.org/) with my students and clients, with quite a bit of interest. Here’s a short list of links for further information. The Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual – http://www.isecom.org/osstmm/This is the essential methodology handbook for ISECOM security practitioners, or from the horse’s mouth: “The …

Capture the Flag 2010: Hacking competition at NMTech

As the Albuquerque Journal put it, “Chance To Be The ‘Bad Guys’” Neale Pickett, a cyber security hotshot from LANL’s Advanced Computing Solutions Program, has been running the Capture the Flag hacking competition at NM Tech for some seven years now. The format is a hacker’s dream: an isolated, legal environment to run wild; tempting …