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My Path to Security - How Matt Frost Got Into Cybersecurity

An ongoing look at why and how our Foxes started their career in security. This is the third installment of the series. 

Breaking Drone Defenses: Using Chicken Wire to Defeat Net Projectile-Based Products

The majority of practical drone defense products/solutions currently available use a net projectile of some kind.  These nets are typically very light weight, and wouldn't be heavy enough to drag down their intended targets.  Instead, they are designed to get tangled in the propellers of the 'rogue drone' being targeted in order to disable it (or make it crash).

The CIA Leak: A Look On the Bright Side...

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past 24 hours, you’ve heard all about the ongoing CIA / WikiLeaks fiasco.  However, you’ve probably missed one positive takeaway that seems to have gone unnoticed by the majority of those following this story – i.e. a closer examination of the leak reveals indicators of strong collaboration and frequent information sharing with other intelligence agencies (e.g. FBI, NSA, etc.), as well as with agencies across the pond (e.g. MI5, GCHQ), other major security contractors (e.g. Raytheon), and even underground dark web sources.

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