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Tenable ContainerSecurity simple pyTenable examplescript to list vulns associated with scanned containers

If you want or need to pull data of Tenables ContainerSecurity Solution which is part of the offering and aim to use the pyTenalbe API Wrapper then you might have stumbled over the fact that the associated documentation for … Continue reading

Posted in miscellaneous | Tagged , , , , , automated Plugin Updates in Airgapped or otherwise Offline Environments

If you ever need to deploy a in an Airgapped or otherwise online environment and need guidance on how to implement automated Pluginupdates this is the righ blogpost for you! Prerequisite Note that you will require a valid … Continue reading

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Good IT Security related Books to read during the Holidays

Looking for something to recharge your passion for IT Security during the holidays? Maybe one of these books will inspire you! I do not get any affiliation / referral for the following Links – I am just sharing my recommendations … Continue reading

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Tenable NNM: Old Chrome User-Agent Beaconing out of my Network – was I Hacked? (a Threat-Hunting Story)

Intro So as a Tenable Partner we have a Lab-License for the Tenable Product Suites which we often use to test new Products, Features, Updates and recreate issues in the Lab for further analysis. For this reason I was again … Continue reading

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So im using as I definetly dont want the burden of running one of the most hacked CMS myself! Now that I finally found out that you can securely configure your PayPal with TOTP 2FA I revisited all my … Continue reading

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PayPal now Supports proper OTP 2FA Apps – but no Recovery Codes and no U2F!

In 2013 I published the Blogpost: Paypal – How to not implement 2-Factor-Authentication Since then Paypal had a lot hits and misses with 2FA as you can find in countless blogposts out there. I cannot tell you when exactly but … Continue reading

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New Life in an old Blog!

I started this Blog to document and share my experience with and around Checkpoint Firewalls. Since then I have switched Jobs and have not touched a Checkpoint Firewall in years! However I became a Tenable-Partner and touched and built a … Continue reading

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Assemble your own affordable Treadmill Desk!

Ever since I listened to Neal Stephenson’s Book Reamde I wanted to get a Treadmill Desk! A long time I thought you need to buy expensive Ones for a couple thousand Dollars like the Uplift Desk ones. Now I found out that … Continue reading

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I am the Evil!

Update July 30th 2018: seems that Microsofts SmartScreen Team fixed this swiftly after my review request. So props to Microsoft. Misclassifications can happen – a swift and productive response is all one can ask for! Microsoft seems to be thinking … Continue reading

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Controls to prevent Petya Outbreak and harden your environment in the future

A quick post with a collective list of measures that can be undertaken to harden your environment to prevent a Petya outbreak. Backups, Backups, Backups and Restore! With the current Ransomeware threats a working backup and even more important a … Continue reading

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