Risky Business

Risky Business #539 -- Docker Hub owned, Cloudflare, Bloomberg under fire

May 1, 2019

On this week’s show Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discuss the week’s security news, including:

Docker Hub owned
That Confluence bug we were talking about a couple of weeks ago got wormified
Oracle WebLogic users also having a bad time
Cloudflare faces investor pressure over providing services to Nazis
Slack warns investors of possible nation-state attacks against it
Norsk Hydro puts dollar value on ransomware incident
Bloomberg publishes another ridiculous security story
Much, much more!

This week’s sponsor interview is with Casey Ellis, the CTO and co-founder of Bugcrowd.

As most of you are probably aware, Bugcrowd announced its so-called “next generation penetration testing” product last year, a move followed some months later by its competitor HackerOne. With others in the bounty space already offering these types of penetration testing packages, it looks like these efforts are here to stay.

But where do crowdsourced penetration tests sit in the wider penetration testing market? Are they coming after the Insomnia and Atredis Partners type firms? The NCCs? The shonky nessus-scan “penetration testers”? Well, not surprisingly Casey argues that this is a new sub-niche in the market and he makes a pretty compelling case to support that argument.

Links to everything are below, and you can follow Patrick or Adam on Twitter if that’s your thing.

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