SecTools Podcast Series

SecTools Podcast #34

Conversation 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 Podcast #33

Conversation 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 Podcast #32

Conversation 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 Podcast #30

Conversation 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. …

SecTools Podcast #27

Conversation with Guillaume Valadon about scapy project, also r2m2.

Vipin Pavithran Sanoop Thomas 24 Jan, 2021

Guillaume Valadon is the Security Agent Team Lead at Datadog, and holds a PhD in IPv6 networking. He likes looking at data and crafting packets. In his spare time, he co-maintains Scapy and learns reversing embedded devices. Also, he still remembers what AT+MS=V34 means!

Guillaume regularly gives technical presentations, classes and live demonstrations, and writes research papers for conferences …

SecTools Podcast #26

Conversation with Vipin Pavithran about amFOSS, Team bi0s, Team Shakti, InCTF, InCTF Junior, GSoC program and mentoring students.

Vipin Pavithran Sanoop Thomas 22 Dec, 2020

Vipin Pavithran is a cyber-security professor at Amrita Center for Cybersecurity Systems and Networks, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. He is the founder and chief mentor of internationally recognized student clubs - amFOSS, Team bi0s, and Team Shakti . He is also known for organizing the premiere InCTF and InCTF Junior - cyber-security contests, which were first of its kind in India when they were …

SecTools Podcast #25

Conversation with Paulino Calderon about nmap project, participating and mentoring GSoC programs and more.

Paulino Calderon Sanoop Thomas 10 Dec, 2020

Paulino Calderon (@calderpwn) is a published author and international speaker with over 12 years of experience in network and application security. When he isn’t traveling to security conferences or consulting for Fortune 500 companies with Websec, a company he co-founded in 2011, he spends peaceful days enjoying the beach in Cozumel, Mexico. He loves open-source software and has contributed to …