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Getting AWS IAM info via AWS CLI and Linux

Hi friends, I wrote a script that is useful for getting AWS IAM info: [ account number, users, list of groups to which each user belongs and any policies attached directly to the user ] in one place.  The script … Continue reading

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AWS: Find Private IP addresses attached to Security Groups

Hi friends. Ever wonder how to get  dynamic private IP addresses (say ones assigned to an internal ALB) associated with your Security Groups? Ok to start, this is crude, I’ll admit it – but it works – and when I … Continue reading

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Who is talking to Alexa?

It seems like only a week after I wrote about the need for Voice Authentication on Alexa, Engadget published this article about how Siri and Alexa are Vulnerable to nefarious commands.  Basically researchers were sending commands in ultra high frequencies and getting the … Continue reading

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Thinking about Information Security in 2018 and beyond

I have been thinking about the direction Information Security will take these next five years. The pace at which change is occurring in the daily lives of human beings is simply astounding; with new technology making its way into our … Continue reading

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SOPHOS – Security SOS Botnet Webinar Write-up

“SOPHOS – Security SOS Botnet Webinar” Write-up by Chris Henson VERY early last Thursday, I attended the Sophos Security SOS ‘ Botnets – Malware that makes you part of the problem’ Webinar.  The Webinar was early because it was hosted … Continue reading

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One click could have protected the data of 198 Million People: Amazon AWS

  A major Security event involving a breach caused by user error occurred recently in AWS. Website thehill.com reports   that “25 terabytes of files contained in an Amazon cloud account that could be browsed without logging in”  These files were … Continue reading

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Sony PlayStation 2017 E3 Ticket Site [ www.gofobo.com ] Down ALL DAY

  Like many other enthusiasts, I was excited to get the opportunity to purchase tickets to my Local Theatre to experience Sony PlayStation’s E3 LIVE simulcast on the big screen! The link to get tickets is at this site: https://www.playstation.com/en-us/campaigns/2017/e3experience/Continue reading

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