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7 Minute Security

Dec 28, 2017

Hey folks, I had originally planned to cover the CredDefense toolkit but I couldn't get it working. I'm basically having the same issue that someone reported here. Sooooo....will have to save that for next week.

In the meantime, this episode features a story about how I nearly knocked a retina out of my sister's face...

Dec 21, 2017

Did I mention I love the Critical Security Controls? I do. And here's an absolute diamond I found this week:

This site ( offers awesome CSC-mapping tools (and they're free!), specifically:

  • A spreadsheet with how the CSCs map to other popular...

Dec 14, 2017

My pal and former coworker Joe Klein joins me in the virtual studio to discuss:

  • His career as a diesel mechanic and insurance guru
  • How to leave a stable job, take a huge pay cut and start a risky infosec internship (sounds like the name of a broadway musical!)
  • The start of his new career as a SOC analyst
  • The importance...

Dec 7, 2017

Two weird things happening in this episode:

  • I'm not in the car, and thus not endangering myself and others while podcasting and driving!

  • My once beloved lav mic made a trip through the Johnson family's washer and dryer. I don't know that she'll ever record anything again. We'll see once it fully dries out (fingers...

Dec 1, 2017

Sorry the podcast is late this week - but it's all for good reasons! I'm busy as a bee doing a ton of pentesting so I have a smattering of random security stuff to share with you:

Mac High Sierra root bug

Did you hear about this? Basically anybody could log in as user root on your system without a password...