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Spec Ops Technology prides itself on taking difficult problems and providing practical engineering solutions. Quite often this real world experience is born of a real world problem we personally faced. There is a passion we look for in our engineers that breeds a team that, [...]
I have a great friend (who may not agree with that “great” part after this) who refused to have a facebook page. I can’t disagree with the idea of being the part of the few left in America without one, but it has become somewhat of a joke with us.
Friend: Why didn’t [...]
My house in DC was broken into. More specifically my garage, which is behind my house, was broken into and a few things stolen. Other than the asshole move of keying my car, nothing of great value was lost. All the same the process got me thinking about my life as an InfoSec professional and [...]
I can’t take it anymore! I lurk on irc.freenode.net and /r/netsec and have seen a few too many mornings now that some person is safe, they used Tor. There is a big misunderstanding in what Tor actually does and protects. Here is my log in the fire to help explain the technology. Lets [...]
Sometimes we get a little too focused in on what the root of a vulnerability is. I find myself thinking this a good bit with the advent of geolocation tagging and “check-ins” as the security world runs around with hair on fire.
Rather than accept that our tools and users will be GPS connected and [...]
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- Nick Schmidt lives passionately in the digital world advising and advancing technology everywhere he goes. He has served in the US Air Force, been a self-employed consultant, a senior manager and chief engineer at Boeing, and now co-founding and running Spec Ops Technology. Decorated in his military and professional career you can find his work in the nations networks and across the web.