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Place Your Right Hand On This Glass

December 20th, 2016

One of the hassles of the Yahoo! breach was clearly the coming-home-to-roost quality of the mega-stupid 90’s era “something about you” secret questions, a relic of the “portal” fantasy-based business […]


You Must Be This Tall . . .

December 19th, 2016

Imagine going in to do an incident response at a fairly large customer that has no visibility within their firewalls, no intrusion detection, no sense of inventory, because they had […]


An Introduction to Javascript for XSS Payloads

November 19th, 2016

I recently got the opportunity to speak at B-Sides Charleston on cross-site scripting (XSS) payload development. For me, this was a really enjoyable opportunity because of my background. I was […]


Statement by Nick Selby on Bishop Fox / Muddy Waters Report

October 24th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement by Secure Ideas Response Team Director Nick Selby on the Report Issued Today by Security Consultancy Bishop Fox Media Contact: Ben Singleton JACKSONVILLE, FL, OCT 24. […]


Cloud-Base Host Discovery Is Easier Than You Think!

October 11th, 2016

During a recent conversation at DerbyCon it occurred to me that some security folks who are just dipping their toes into AWS are struggling a lot with the idea that cloud […]


Incident Response services now available!

September 14th, 2016

Security Incident Response is like firefighting: it’s not something you need everyday, but when you need it, you want the best, and you want it fast.  We’re proud to announce […]


A Brief BeEF Overview

September 8th, 2016

BeEF, the Browser Exploitation Framework,  is a testing tool that allows the penetration tester to look past hardened network perimeter and client system, and launch client side attacks directly against […]


Burp Repeater

August 25th, 2016

As a consultant for Secure Ideas there are many tools I use often in my daily tasks.  One of the many great tools I use in web application testing is […]


Hours After The Penetration Test, This CSO Revealed Something That Will Leave You In Tears

August 18th, 2016

We all recognize clickbait when we see it. And yet thousands still click on the links. In today’s world of social media and ad-funded news, a range of techniques are […]


SQLMap Beginnings: What and How

August 11th, 2016

Testing web based applications is not only fun but is often multi-faceted and challenging. Often times a web front end will have places for data input. Those that do, often […]