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2015-049-Can you achieve Security Through Obscurity?

By Brian Boettcher, Amanda Berlin, and Bryan Brake

That's the question many think is an automatic 'yes'.  Whether your Httpd is running on port 82, or maybe your fancy #wordpress #module needs some cover because the code quality is just a little lower than where it should be, and you need to cover up some cruft This week, Mr. Boettcher and I discuss reasons for obscuring for the sake of #security, when it's a good idea, and when you shouldn't #obscure anything (hint: using #ROT-14, for example) #encryption #infosec Show Notes:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PioC2hnQHhm5Xd1SCT4ewvZmZiLcE5pGQuif4Tuk_zE/edit?usp=sharing Direct Link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/brakeingsecurity/2015-049-Security_by_Obscurity.mp3 Mr. Boettcher's Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/boettcherpwned Bryan's Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bryanbrake TuneIn Radio App: http://tunein.com/radio/Brakeing-Down-Security-Podcast-p801582/ BrakeSec Podcast Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/brakesec Join our Patreon!: https://www.patreon.com/bds_podcast Comments, Questions, Feedback: bds.podcast@gmail.com

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