Posts tagged Events

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A Tale of Security Summer Camp: Rapid7's 2018 Recap of Black Hat and Beyond

From conference talks and business hall exhibitions to security trainings and personal conversations, the big takeaway from the past week was undeniable. Our industry is at an inflection point, and everyone is focused on a common theme: unification.

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Open Source Security Meetup (OSSM): Vegas 2018

Want to chat with members of the Metasploit Framework core dev team about open source security in Vegas this year? Come to the fourth annual OSSM (Open Source Security Meetup) August 9.

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Rapid7 Wins Best Security Company Award at SC Awards Europe!

TL;DR: Hooray! Thanks SC Awards Europe, we’re dead chuffed with the award! There are an actual tonne of incredible people at Rapid7. It’s an inspirational place, with amazing products and services, and a company ethos that really supports making a difference in the world. From the research we do, to the community support, to the public policy work that goes on, Rapid7 isn’t just your standard security software vendor. You might say I’m biased, but I can honestly tell you it’s a very special pla

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RSA 2018: Kickoff wrap-up

The opening day of RSA offered up copious nods to the need for security to be an integral, integrated part of innovation. RSA President Rohit Ghai talked about moving security upstream in the SDLC, Microsoft’s Brad Smith called for new ways to innovate that “put security first,” and talk tracks put CamelCase to good use with multiple headlines on SecDevOps and DevSecOps. The Rapid7 team is intimately familiar with the principles behind the SecOps movement: our epic two-story booth in the South e

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Where to find Rapid7 in San Francisco: 2018 edition

Headed to San Francisco for RSA and/or BSides SF this year? Here's where to find us.

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UNITED Summit: Day 2

After a jam-packed day one of Rapid7’s UNITED Summit [/2017/09/13/united-summit-day-1/], the UNITED running club started the day bright and early yet again. The rest of us opened UNITED [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php] day two with a fireside chat hosted by Jen Ellis [/author/jen-ellis], Rapid7 VP of Community and Public Affairs, and a slew of prominent security commentators: Lares founder Chris Nickerson [https://twitter.com/indi303], Mach37 Cyber’s [https://twitter.com/MACH37cyber] man

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UNITED Summit: Day 1

Explore, Challenge, Progress: Make The World a Better Place What a day! Rapid7’s UNITED Summit [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php] officially kicked off today at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. Joined by our partner sponsors Code42, CyberArk, Recorded Future and Red Seal, Rapid7 welcomed 500 attendees. UNITED kicked off the conference with the surprise opener Blue Man Group. Now if that’s not a welcome to Boston, I don’t know what is! Following the fun of the Blue Men, Rapid7’s

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GDPR or GDP-argh? Find out at UNITED!

Contained within this post is a secret look into the talk-planning life of Samantha Humphries, Rapid7's senior manager for international solutions, and Katie Ledoux, a senior security analyst. Let's watch what happens. From: Caitlin Condon Sent: 16 August 2017 15:26 To: Samantha Humphries; Katie Ledoux Subject: Re: Blog post for your GDPR session at UNITED Sam! Katie! How would you two feel about writing a blog post on your UNITED [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php] session on GDPR compliance

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UNITED Spotlight: Industry Roundtables

Rapid7’s annual UNITED Summit [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php] is fast approaching, on September 13th and 14th in Boston. As a past attendee (both as a customer and as a Moose [https://www.rapid7.com/about/company/]), I can assure you that UNITED is a great opportunity to learn about emerging and ongoing cybersecurity and IT topics—from the Rapid7 team and from experts across many different industries. My favorite example of this is the Industry Roundtables, scheduled on Wednesday, Septembe

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Gone Phishing: A Case Study on Conducting Internal Phishing Campaigns

To many, emails are boring. It’s been a long time since they were ‘cool,’ and they’re probably the slowest form of communication in an evolving fast-paced digital world. Nevertheless, there were 215 billion emails [http://www.radicati.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Email-Statistics-Report-2015-2019-Executive-Summary.pdf] exchanged per day in 2016, and that number is growing at 3% annually. It's clear that emails aren’t going away anytime soon—and neither are their implications for security.

2 min Threat Intel

Survival of the fastest: evolving defenders with broad security automation

If you’ve read the news at all lately, you know that we're having some struggles with information security. Everything from elections to hospitals to Westeros is considered a target, and adversaries continue to learn and innovate—often faster than the defense can respond. It’s not that they have better tools or work harder than the defense, so what gives? If you're struggling with these issues and happen to be coming Rapid7's annual United Summit [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php], swing by th

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Metasploit: The New Shiny

It's been a while since I've written a blog post about new stuff in Metasploit [https://www.rapid7.com/products/metasploit/download/] (and I'm not sure if the editors will let me top the innuendo of the last one [/2017/02/09/metasploit-framework-valentines-update/]). But I'm privileged to announce that I'm speaking about Metasploit twice next month: once at the FSec 17 Conference [http://fsec.foi.hr/] in Varaždīn, Croatia September 7-8, and a second time at UNITED 2017 [https://unitedsummit.org/

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You've Got 0-Day!

Hey all, it feels like it's been forever since I wrote a blog post that wasn't about some specific disaster currently consuming the Internet, so I just wanted to drop a note here about how I'll be speaking at UNITED 2017 [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php], Rapid7's annual security summit in Boston September 11-14. Specifically, I'll be closing out the Research and Collaborate track [https://unitedsummit.org/agenda.php] at UNITED on a topic near and dear to my heart: the vagaries of vulnerabili

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Top Reasons for Graduate Students to Attend UNITED

The countdown is on to Rapid7's annual UNITED Summit [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php] in Boston on September 13-14. Rapid7 has partnered with top universities all over the globe to provide students with industry-leading security solutions as part of their coursework, equipping them with hands-on knowledge as they head into the workforce. This year, for the first time, Rapid7 is expanding its Higher Education Program [https://www.rapid7.com/about/higher-education-program/] and providing schol

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Hack with Metasploit: Announcing the UNITED 2017 CTF

Got mad skillz? Want mad skillz? This year at Rapid7's annual UNITED Summit [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php], we're hosting a first-of-its-kind Capture the Flag (CTF) competition. Whether you're a noob to hacking or a grizzled pro, you'll emerge from our 25-hour CTF with more knowledge and serious bragging rights. Show off your 1337 abilities by competing for top prizes, or learn how to capture your first ever flag. Read on for details, and if you haven't already done so, register for UNITED