SecTools Podcast Series

SecTools #39

Conversations with Philippe Humeau about CrowdSec.

Philippe Humeau Sanoop Thomas 10 Jun, 2022

Graduated in 1999 from Epita (France) as IT security engineer, Philippe endorsed many roles before creating its latest company CrowdSec. From Pentester to community builder (Magento) or even eCommerce expert (author of 4 books), or CTO, he is tech curious and loves to dive into new trends like IoT, crypto currencies or AI. But whatever the context is, his crush is and will forever be IT security, …

SecTools #38

Conversations with Alexandre Dulaunoy and Raphaël Vinot about Pandora and MISP.

Alexandre Dulaunoy Raphaël Vinot Sanoop Thomas 21 Mar, 2022

Alexandre Dulaunoy leads the Luxembourgian Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) CIRCL in the research and operational fields. He enjoys working on projects that blend “free information,” innovation, and direct social improvement. When not gardening binary streams, he likes facing the reality of ecosystems while gardening plants or doing photography. He enjoys it when humans use …

SecTools #37

Conversations with Ai Ho about Osmedeus, Jaeles and Metabigor.

Ai Hao (j3ssie) Sanoop Thomas 17 Jan, 2022

Ai Ho (mostly known as j3ssie) is a self-taught security engineer with a computer science background who loves automation. He got Interested in responsible disclosure/bug bounty nearly three years ago and have been building some of my own tools to do it. He wrote Osmedeus, Jaeles and Metabigor to help his bug bounty efforts and made these projects open source for the community.

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SecTools #36

Conversations with Ruslan Habalov about vulncode-db.

Ruslan Habalov Sanoop Thomas 21 Dec, 2021

Ruslan Habalov has a computer science background with a focus on code analysis and is interested in scalable solutions to challenging security problems. His security research covered an exploitable remote code execution bug in PHP used against a popular platform in a bug-bounty context as well as side-channel attacks against browsers. As a machine learning enthusiast he’s looking for options …

SecTools #35

Conversations with Jack Baker about his research in Web Assembly and the tool WAIL.

Jack Baker Sanoop Thomas 19 Nov, 2021

Jack Baker is a professional security researcher and amateur video game hacker. Jack has spoken at a handful of conferences including DEF CON on subjects relating to reverse engineering and vulnerability research. Jack started his infosec career as a software developer in the fintech space before realizing that breaking things is less stressful than defending them. Since then, Jack has had the …

SecTools #34

Conversations with Lukas Rist about multiple honeypot projects including Conpot, Snare, and Glastopf.

Lukas Rist Sanoop Thomas 14 Oct, 2021

Lukas Rist authored several open source honeypot projects. After spending a couple of years studying mathmatics and physics, Lukas ventured out to work with Bing and Microsoft Research on making the web a safer place, got payed by DARPA to hunt hackers and taught students in Taiwan open source security.

His passion for security and open source got nurtured by The Honeynet Project which lead to a …

SecTools #33

Conversations with Joxean Koret about Binary Diffing projects, Pigaios and Diaphora

Joxean Koret Sanoop Thomas 14 Aug, 2021

Joxean Koret has been working for the past 15 years in many different computing areas. He started as a database software developer and DBA for a number of different RDBMS. Eventually he turned towards reverse engineering and applied this DB insights to discover dozens of vulnerabilities in major database products, especially Oracle. He also worked in areas like malware analysis, anti-malware …

SecTools #32

Conversations with Chris Em about multiple projects

Chris Em Sanoop Thomas 27 Jul, 2021

Chris Em (also known as Cookie Engineer) has almost 2 decades of experience in IT and security industry. He specializes in multiple domains including web intelligence, network security and forensics. During spare time, Chris is working on the Web of Knowledge with his project called the Tholian Network, which aims to automate the Semantic Web whilst using a unique distributed peer-to-peer Network …

SecTools #30

Conversations with NJ Ouchn about BlackHat Arsenal, maintaining ToolsWatch website and more.

NJ Ouchn Sanoop Thomas 06 Apr, 2021

In 2001, NJ founded the Infosec community tools portal And since 2011, he is co-managing & helping to improve the Black Hat Arsenal the World’s largest security event dedicated to open source tools demonstrations. NJ is also the founder of vFeed, Inc a niche startup that provides top-notch correlated vulnerability & threat intelligence feed to 100+ Worldwide customers. …