Events

#TR19 Next Generation Internet (NGI) Summaries

This blogpost contains summaries of talks from this year’s TROOPERS19 Active Directory Security Track.

Microsoft IT (Secure) Journey to IPv6-Only

Veronika McKillop, Network Architect, Cloud and Connectivity Engineering (CCE)

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#TR19 Active Directory Security Summaries

This blogpost contains summaries of talks from this year’s TROOPERS19 Active Directory Security Track.

From Workstation to Domain Admin: Why Secure Administration Isn’t Secure and How to Fix It by Sean Metcalf

Active Directory is probably used in almost every corporation today to administer all kinds of Authorization, Authentication and Privileges. This means they are valuable targets for attackers, because once compromised they could do whatever they want. This would be the worst case scenario, right? Therefore securing AD is important and this year TROOPERS19 featured a whole track solely for AD Security.

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#TR19 Attack & Research Summaries

This blogpost contains summaries of talks from this year’s TROOPERS19 Attack & Research Track.

VXLAN Security or Injection, and protection

The talk “VXLAN Security or Injection, and protection” was held by Henrik Lund Kramshøj, who is the owner of Zencurity ApS, a small security company located in Denmark.

Henrik gives an overview about lesser known VXLAN insecurities, mostly packet spoofing.

In the end he gives advice how to protect against this attacks.

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Troopers & Chill…

As promised in my previous post, I am back for an overview of the Troopers19 – Active Directory related talks… Videos have been published and it’s popcorn time… So if you are into stories about Kingdoms and Crown Jewels, grab your loved one [or a drink…] and turn the lights down low, ’cause tonight it’s “Troopers & Chill…”

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Building

Troopers 19 – Hack your badge

Sadly, TROOPERS 19 is already over. I had great fun meeting all of you, helping you with your badge problems and seeing others hacking on their badges for example to get custom images on there.

With this year’s badge we wanted to give you something you can reuse after the conference, learn new things new build something on your own.

As promised in our talk Jeff and I would like to give you a short introduction into the badge internals. Along with this post we will release the source code for the badge firmware, the provisioning server and the schematics for the PCB.

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The “mmm…” in Community

When I got home last weekend after an awesome week at WEareTROOPERS, my 5yr old asked me what actually happened in Heidelberg…
I told him we were meeting with some people from all over the world to talk about computer security, and he asked me if it was “to stop the bad guys, like super-heroes?”. So I told him “yes, kind of…”, and he decided he would take his new Troopers T-Shirt to school on Monday to show his classmates. Kids are truly amazing… [<3 <3 <3]

But since you are not a kid anymore, I would like to take the opportunity of this blogpost to go into a bit more details and tell you what really happens at Troopers… I’ll skip on the technical for now (most probably will do another post once the recordings are made available), and in this post I would like to put the focus on the human side.

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Misc

Some Notes on the IPv6 Properties of the Wireless Network @ Cisco Live Europe

Some years ago Christopher wrote two posts (2016, 2015) about the  IPv6-related characteristics of the WiFi network at Cisco Live Europe. To somewhat continue this tradition and for mere technical interest I had a look at some properties of this year’s setting.

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