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Showing posts from January, 2019

Welcome to Mark Baggett - In Depth Defense

I am the course Author of SANS SEC573 Automating Information Security with Python. Check back frequently for updated tools and articles related to course material.

Senior SANS Instructor
GSE #15
Internet Storm Center Handler
Penetration Testing and Incident Response Consultant
Technical Advisor to DoD for The SANS Institute
Founding President of the Greater Augusta ISSA
Cofounder of BSidesAugusta Security Conference

FREQ SERVER - Tool and technique for detecting Malware Command and Control domains
DOMAIN_STATES - Tool for detecting "Baby Domains" used for phishing and Malware distribution
SRUM_DUMP - Forensics tool for extracting System Resource Utilization Monitoring artifacts
LIAM_NEESON - Proof of Concept Linux Hash Protection
HONEY_HASHES - Certainly Honey Tokens have been around since 2003 but I created a cool technique for creating fake SATs in memory that was turned into Dell Secure Works DCEPT framework.
VSSOWN - Tool & Technique for Using Microsoft Volume Shadow Copies for hiding malware and extracting artifacts
SDB Hacking - Using Application Compatibility in unexpected ways.
SET-KBLED - Utility for Managing Clevo and Sager Laptop LED Backlit Keyboards - Scapy based fragement reassembly engine - A password cracker for the EAP protocol

and more. Most of these tools are available on my github page. Follow me on twitter @markbaggett

Three Free Python apps to improve your defenses and incident response

I did a SANS Webcast on a couple of tools I developed to use automation to enhance your network defenses and incident response capability.    If you missed it you can check it out here:

Kringlecon Escaping Python Shells

If you had told 8 year old me that one day I would get to travel to the North Pole, meet Santa Claus and speak at Kringlecon I would, in complete honestly, have thought you were crazy and ran screaming to my parents in fear of you.   But it happened!   I gave a short talk at Kringlecon.   The talk was an abbreviated version of the talk I gave at SANS Pen Test Hackfest in 2018.   I will also be giving the full talk a few time at SANS conferences in 2019 so come by and see it.
You can download the associated sample code and follow along at here.
Check out Kringlecon here.

You can watch the Kringlecon talk here:

Security Onion getting the most from and Domain States

My talk at Security Onion conference has been posted and is available for viewing here.

Python Decorators Webcast

In October I did a SANS Webcast on Python Decorators.  It was recorded and is available on YouTube.   Check it out.