Articles By Brian Bourne

Metasploit acquired by Rapid7

Metasploit acquired by Rapid7

Early yesterday the news became official first by press release, then by a very well done podcast over at Risky...

October 22nd, 2009 Brian Bourne
A look at the SMS exploits

A look at the SMS exploits

Further to my post from this morning promising more on the SMS attacks, here’s the commentary from Bruce…———————If you haven’t...

August 3rd, 2009 Brian Bourne
Thoughts on Blackhat / Defcon

Thoughts on Blackhat / Defcon

It turns out that even with the best intentions, writing dailyupdates from BlackHat and Defcon is a very difficult endeavour....

August 3rd, 2009 Brian Bourne
Learnings from BlackHat – New attacks on SSL

Learnings from BlackHat – New attacks on SSL

Bruce Cowper and myself are currently at Black Hat taking in a largevariety of talks. We’re here both out of...

July 30th, 2009 Brian Bourne
SecTor 2008

SecTor 2008

Ok. You likely noticed that I blog mostly about the latest happenings in security. It fascinates me, and frankly I...

August 23rd, 2008 Brian Bourne
Virtual Appliances: Has Everyone Lost Their Mind??

Virtual Appliances: Has Everyone Lost Their Mind??

The media is buzzing about virtual appliances (VA’s) as company after company issues a press release about some fancy new...

August 20th, 2008 Brian Bourne
BlackHat USA 2008 – Day 2 Review

BlackHat USA 2008 – Day 2 Review

Today was the second and final day of the BlackHat USA Briefings. A lot of great content was presented today....

August 7th, 2008 Brian Bourne
BlackHat USA 2008 – Day 1 Review

BlackHat USA 2008 – Day 1 Review

Welcome to our first Security Insider posting from the BlackHat conference here in Las Vegas. My colleague Tadd Axon and...

August 7th, 2008 Brian Bourne
Hacking for Good

Hacking for Good

Is there such a thing as a good hacker? Isn’t “ethical hacking” an oxymoron? Let me challenge your beliefs and...

June 2nd, 2008 Brian Bourne
CanSecWest and the questions still unanswered

CanSecWest and the questions still unanswered

So this is a rather interesting story, which beautifully lends itself to sensational press and great article titles like “MacBook...

April 17th, 2008 Brian Bourne