Exploring Attack Security: Insights from Raxis Experts

In this captivating episode of the Confident Defense podcast, host Conor Sherman engages in an enlightening conversation with Raxis’ Brian Tant (CTO) and Brad Herring (VP of Business Development). Brian and Brad, with their extensive experience, provide invaluable insights into the ever-evolving sphere of attack security.

As the discussion unfolds, Conor seeks to demystify fundamental terms such as red teaming and pen testing. Brian and Brad not only clarify these concepts but also delve into the intriguing realm of purple teaming. They guide companies on the optimal path for testing progression, emphasizing the need for mature attack security. Topics span from the unique security challenges posed by COVID-19 to framework-level assessments. Brian and Brad advocate for organizations to strive for greater security than their peers while addressing vulnerabilities effectively.

The conversation takes a thrilling turn as Brian and Brad share real-world anecdotes from their consulting work. Listeners are treated to tales of a high-stakes penetration test for a bank and an adrenaline-fueled social engineering engagement with an EMC (where Brian found himself dodging bullets and seeking refuge). Amidst these gripping stories, they shed light on hacking key card security systems, underscore the importance of robust password management, and emphasize the value of visibility and ongoing assessment in the dynamic landscape of cybersecurity.

Tune in to discover the secrets behind the scenes—a world where security professionals operate like modern-day 007 agents, navigating intrigue, risk, and resilience.

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