Browse through our selection of IT security news, as well as presentations, television broadcasts, articles and press releases by or about Oneconsult.

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Below you find a selection of presentations, television broadcasts, newspaper and magazine articles, as well as press releases by or about Oneconsult.

(In)secure passwords – Part 2: Results of a password quality audit

by Sandro Affentranger

This is the second article on passwords. Recommendations for strong passwords have hardly changed over the years. Only recently it has become clear that the recommendations made so far have created certain patterns that can be exploited by attackers – this has led to a paradigm shift in password policies. This article presents the results of a Password Quality Audit carried out by Oneconsult at an international industrial company. [read the German article]

15.10.2019 / Web Developer Conference in Hamburg

Presentation with the title”Wie APIs angegriffen werden und wie Entwickler sicher entwickeln können – am Beispiel von Node.js” by Senior Penetration Tester & Security Consultant Frank Ully.

24.09.2019 / Stralsunder IT-Sicherheitskonferenz

Presentation: “PowerShell in der Post Exploitation – Grundlagen, Angriffe, Forensik, Verteidigung“, speaker: Senior Penetration Tester & Security Consultant Frank Ully.

(In)secure passwords – Part 1: Paradigm shift in password policies

by Sandro Affentranger

This is the first instalment in a two-part series about passwords. Passwords have become indispensable these days. For a long time the recommendation was to make passwords as complex as possible – but lately this has changed: “Long instead of complex” is the new motto. This article introduces the topic and explains why passwords play such an important role. It discusses the risks associated with having passwords fall into the wrong hands, and identifies possible measures to assess and mitigate these risks. [read the German article]

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OWASP IoT Top 10 – Part 1

by Jakob Kunzmann

This is the first of two articles presenting the OWASP Top 10 on the Internet of Things, a list of the top ten security risks in IoT, published by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). In this article, the technical aspects of IoT risks are described and, if possible, prominent cases in which they have been exploited are highlighted. If applicable examples exist, the focus will be on malware or attacks for industrial IoT applications. [read the German article]