Category Archives: Pen Testing

Cyber Security Challenge Masterclass 2016

This year’s Cyber Security Challenge Masterclass saw over 40 contestants battling to become crowned the winner. I was fortunate enough to be invited as an assessor for the whole event. What follows are my views and interpretation of the event. … Continue reading

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Pass-the-hash Mitigation – Tip of the Day

I have been recently researching Pass the Hash mitigation techniques and I have found that there are the usual comments about not logging on to workstations with Admin accounts, ensuring your local admin accounts don’t have the same password, ensuring … Continue reading

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SANS Christmas Hacking Challenge

I thought I would write about my experiences with the Christmas Hacking Challenge by SANS, I am writing this before Christmas, but I wont publish it until after the closing date for obvious reasons 🙂 The challenge has an amazing … Continue reading

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