Destructive Firmware, Keys to the Kingdom, the Device Level, & 5 CyberSec Myths – PSW #746

In the Security News for this week: ICS training bill, 5 myths, VoIP devices and ransomware, miracle exploits, UnRAR and Zimbra, guess what the most common weakness is, security at the device level is NOT simple, keys to the kingdom, and HP says Destructive firmware attacks pose a significant threat to businesses!
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Destructive Firmware, Keys to the Kingdom, the Device Level, & 5 CyberSec Myths


Josh Marpet

Josh Marpet – Executive Director at RM-ISAO


Executive Director, RM-ISAO
Co-founder, MJM Growth
IANS Faculty
Blockchain Patent Holder
MISTI Instructor
Entrepreneurship Curmudgeon
Board Member BSidesDE
Board Member BSidesDC
Ex-cop and Fireman

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian – Founder at Security Weekly


Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tom Lonardo

Tom Lonardo – Associate Professor at Roger Williams University

Associate Professor at Roger Williams University School of Justice Studies and Mario J. Gabelli School of Business. Possess a BS and MBA from Bryant University and a Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law. I have been teaching in higher education for over 20 years. Prior to teaching in higher-ed I had spent 20 years’ in the financial services industry in various management capacities. I teach courses in Computer Forensic Law, Business Law, Criminal Justice and Financial Accounting. I have given a number of presentations and authored articles relating to Computer Forensic Law and Practice dealing with Fourth Amendment privacy issues as well as the licensing of Computer Forensic professionals in the US. An attorney for 25 years as a member of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts bar associations as well as the federal bar association.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element


As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.


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