Posts by Brian O'Neill

2 min Metasploit

Metasploitable3 CTF Results and Wrap-Up

The Metasploitable3 CTF competition [/2016/12/07/metasploitable3-capture-the-flags-competition] has wrapped up and we have our winners!  We had almost 300 flag submissions from more than 50 fine folks.  There were some really great right-ups submitted with great details on how flags were found.  Thanks to everyone who took time to submit a finding!  ON TO THE RESULTS! When we announced the competition, we didn't specify if team submissions were allowed or not.  Well, it turns out that  a team w

2 min Metasploit

Metasploitable3 CTF Competition: Update and Leaderboard!

The Metasploitable3 [/2016/11/15/test-your-might-with-the-shiny-new-metasploitable3] Capture The Flag Competition [/2016/12/07/metasploitable3-capture-the-flags-competition] has been underway for about a week now and the submissions have been pouring in!  We're very excited to see so many great submissions. We're reviewing as fast as we can so if you don't hear back from us right away, don't worry, you will.  For all valid submissions we will update this blog post and subsequent ones with the le

4 min Metasploit

Metasploitable3 Capture the Flag Competition

UPDATE: Leaderboard can be found on this new post [/2016/12/14/metasploitable3-ctf-competition-update]! Plus, some notes that may be helpful. Exciting news! Rapid7 is hosting a month-long, world-wide capture the flag(s) competition! Rapid7 recently released Metasploitable3 [], the latest version of our attackable, vulnerable environment designed to help security professionals, students, and researchers alike hone their skills and practice their craft. I

7 min DevOps

Honing Your Application Security Chops on DevSecOps

Integrating Application Security with Rapid Delivery Any development shop worth its salt has been honing their chops on DevOps tools and technologies lately, either sharpening an already practiced skill set or brushing up on new tips, tricks, and best practices. In this blog, we'll examine how the rise of DevOps and DevSecOps [] have helped to speed application development while simultaneously enabling teams to embed application security earlier into