Principal Security Consultant, Managing Director and Owner
Experienced pen tester with forensic skills managing incidents and cyber crisis at 3rd parties for fun and profit (and sometimes cyber insurance companies). Gifted carrier whistler breaking IT stuff since 1986, OWASP hacking lab teacher, SANS community instructor and trainer of offensive arts as an assistant professor in Munich, Nuremberg and Deggendorf.
Preparation and Readiness? Nah, it’s just ad hoc Incident Response in a Pulp Fiction Reality.
The house is on fire, things collapse, headless chicken mode gains traction, grown-up men start to cry, to laugh or to stare. Sometimes all at once. Management is terrified that NIMBY (also referenced as “Saint Florians Principle” in the German speaking world) did not work out as not outlined in the non existing business continuity plan…
It is Friday afternoon, shortly after half past four. Someone had some bad days (and nights), but obviously a successful speed run across all the states of grief: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Acceptance. Now they ask for professional help.
It’s almost Saturday Night Fever, and we now shift up to Pulp Fiction! So please let me just grab my Mr. Wolf face and invite you to join me on the same old trip down a narrow and bumpy rabbit hole. Here Marvin (the perimeter), inevitably gets shot in the face and the whole show catches fire.