Max Melcher

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Okay, this is a session out of my usual scope. The title of the session caught me and as it seems it was totally worth it.

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Here are my session takeaways.

Session by Andy Malone (@andymalone) – MVP Enterprise Security.

Why would someone steal data from you?

Andy listed a lot of reasons and motivations why people steal data from companies. Potential threats are always the guys quitting a job (or the ones who quitted mentally already). Often espionage is not easy to detect, there are very advanced technical gimmicks (pen cam, tie cam, microphones).

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I like this one:

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Interesting question for the audience:

Who is a network administrator?

Couple of hands went up.

Who is responsible for security ?

Almost the same amount of hands are up – oooops, not good.

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Tools

Andy showed a bunch of tools how to gather information. It started with a simple websearch and then he expanded it to “one click” tools downloading and analyzing available documents. Running Windows 2000 – harvesting all email accounts in a company. Wow, amazing how easy it is. All tools are listed in his slides.

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My evaluation

Entertaining and it still makes you thinking! Great, great session, totally enjoyed it. Its one of the session you should watch the recording once its available here.

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