[This is a copy of my blog post on the Rapid7 site – https://www.rapid7.com/blog/post/2019/05/02/how-insightappsec-can-help-you-improve-your-approach-to-application-security/] This is part three of a three-part series on application security. […]
This season of the Hackers Only Fantasy Football League (HOFFL) has been great. We have had some crazy results and many surprises throughout the season. The regular season is over, so its time to give a summary of how the season went as well as covering the first week of the playoffs.
This talk, Mass Scanning the Internet at DefCon 22, piqued my interest as we at NTO are very fundamentally concerned with gathering massive amounts of security assessment data from a web application and so a perennial nemesis for us is memory management. So reading the brief, I thought, wow, these guys (Rob Graham, Paul McMillan, Dan Tentler) are scanning the whole internet. I might get some memory management ideas.