Technical OutcastOct 25, 2020
Conti - Curated Intelligence Conversations
This week, Technical Outcast hangs out with the crew on the Curated Intelligence Discord channel to talk about Conti. The playbook for Conti was recently leaked by an affiliate, but what does that mean for enterprise operations and defenders?
Ransomware - Curated Intelligence Conversations
This week, Technical Outcast hangs out with the crew on the Curated Intelligence Discord channel to talk about ransomware. The conversation covers best practices, mitigation, ransomware discovery, and what to do about ransom payments... should you pay?
Unsolicited Advice - The Working Title of Andy's Book (Andy Explains)
Andy Ellis (@csoandy), CSO at Akamai Technologies, joins Steve Ragan for a discussion about his new book, with a collection of essays and thoughts on a number of different topics. In addition, the two explain their secret for selecting topics, and trade stories about the before times (pre-COVID).
Breaking things with a purpose - Ep 003
In today's episode, we're joined by Jake Miller from Bishop Fox to discuss various aspects of the pen-testing industry, such as policy and scope, as well as getting the most out of your assessments. Jake also shares an amusing war story involving Microsoft Excel, and the power of basic built-in functions.
IOCs and CVEs in the OT - Ep 002
Today we're joined by Ron Brash, the Director of Cyber Security Insights at Verve Industrial Protection.
In this episode, Steve and Ron talk about operational technologies (OT), and how CVEs are a tricky task to tackle these days. In addition, the two discuss the issues related to Ripple 20 - the collection of zero-day vulnerabilities in a widely used low-level TCP/IP software library developed by Treck, Inc that were disclosed by JSOF.
Personal Impact and Interactions (Andy Explains)
Work Life Balance (Andy Explains)
Darknet Revisited (Episode 001)
Steve and Dr. Krypt3ia return to talk about the Darknet, including elements that were left out of the live stream. In this episode they discuss the late and great Bob Ross, a recently opened market place, a carded product shop, the difference between real shops and scams, as well as the disturbing elements of the Darknet that are best avoided.
Darknet Exploration (Live Stream)
Host Steve Ragan, joined by Krypt3ia and rand0h, introduce Technical Outcast during a live stream to raise money for Ocean Academy. They talk about the basics of the Darknet, as well as other aspects of the criminal economy. The Ocean Academy is the only high school on Caye Caulker, an island of Belize. The students and school have been seriously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Technical Outcast was recorded live as part of a 24-hour stream to benefit the kids.