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BruCON 0x06 Challenge


The next edition of BruCON is already at our doors! Like the previous edition, TrueSec is helping the conference crew by providing online and technical resources and we have again a free ticket to offer for the two-days conferences (26 & 27 of September in Ghen, Belgium). To win the ticket, there is a small challenge to solve. Are you interested? ItRead the Rest…

Tracking The “Patient Zero”

The Patient Zero

Here is a link to a guest blog post that I wrote for AlienVault about tracking the “patient zero”. The blog post is available here. Happy reading!

Telling fortunes in information security?


I’m actually in London to attend BSidesLondon and InfoSecurity Europe. I had the great opportunity to write a guest blog article for the InfoSecurity blog. My article has been published here. Happy reading!

Introduction to Social Engineering

Social Engineering Banner

Some very motivated IT Students from the Erasmus Hogeschool Brussels organized today (and tonight) an event around information security called EHackB2014 with online games, demos and workshops around security. I was contacted a few weeks ago by Bert Van Rillaer, the professor helping students to organize the event as a keynote speaker. Instead of speaking “bits & bytes“, I decided toRead the Rest…

You have a SIEM! And now?

Cyber Threat Intelligence

The 2014 edition of is over. I was invited and received a speaker slot. I talked about one of my favourite topic: log management and SIEM but from another perspective. For a few years, SIEM solutions were pushed in front of the stage! Presented as the “security threats killer”, we must be honest: Still today, it’s very difficult to getRead the Rest…

More Investigations at

Police Line Do Not Cross

I’m just back from in Utrecht where I presented an updated version of my talk “What Will You Investigate Today?“. I talked about it for the first time during the RMLL in July in front of a very small audience who gave my ideas and inputs. The slides are available on as usual: Thank you to VNU ExhivitionsRead the Rest…

BruCON 0x05 Challenge


Since the first edition (already five years ago!), I participated to the Belgian security conference: BruCON as a member of the crew! Organized by a bunch of super-motivated infosec guys, the conference has now its place amongst the best security events around the world. We are getting close to the next edition which will be held in Ghent on 26 &Read the Rest…

What Will You Investigate Today?


Since this weekend, Brussels is hosting the 14th edition of the RMLL (“Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre“) or “Libre Software Meeting” in English. As defined on the website, this is a “non-commercial cycle of conferences, round tables and practical workshops based on libre software and its uses. Its aim is to provide a platform for libre software users, developers andRead the Rest…

Unity Makes Strength

Unity Makes Strength

Last week, I was in Dublin to attend the SOURCE conference. I was invited as a speaker and talked about “Unity Makes Strength“. My presentation was about an overview of the current weaknesses introduced by the multiple security solutions deployed to protect infrastructures. All of them achieve a quite good job but how could we improve the overall knowledge byRead the Rest…

(ISC)2 SecureAmsterdam Workshop


Yesterday I attended the (ISC)² event in Amsterdam about mobile devices security. I was invited as a speaker and talked about the mobile apps security. The whole day covered the classic topics around mobile devices. My slides are available on SlideShare:

The only truly secure system is one that is powered off, cast in a block of concrete and sealed in a lead-lined room with armed guards. - Gene Spafford