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Last month, Tripwire security researchers Lane Thames and Andrew Swoboda did a presentation that dug into research on Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol, specifically the pre-authentication portions of RDP at Hacker Halted in Atlanta.

The session culminated in the release of a new RDP Fuzzer and a discussion around the vulnerabilities it has already discovered.

Listen to this special security slice podcast hosted by Tyler Reguly and hear Lane Thames and Andrew Swoboda discuss why Python is becoming more popular amongst security researchers and the key differences between ‘dumb’ and ‘smart’ fuzzers.






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picThe Executive’s Guide to the Top 20 Critical Security Controls

Tripwire has compiled an e-book, titled The Executive’s Guide to the Top 20 Critical Security Controls: Key Takeaways and Improvement Opportunities, which is available for download [registration form required].

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