Play by Play: Exploring the Internet of Vulnerabilities
by Troy Hunt and Niall Merrigan
This Play by Play will explore "the Internet of vulnerabilities", that is to draw awareness to how fundamentally flawed much of the Internet is.
What you'll learn
We're seeing a lot of attacks against large online assets that are being successfully executed by very under-skilled adversaries, very often children. Much of the reason behind this is due to very low-hanging vulnerabilities that are easily exploited combined with a prevalence of tools that make it a simple task for anyone with a bit of curiosity. In this Play by Play, you'll explore "the Internet of vulnerabilities", that is to draw awareness to how fundamentally flawed much of the Internet is.
About the authors
Troy Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for Developer Security, an ASPInsider, and a full time Author for Pluralsight—a leader in online training for technology and creative professionals. Troy has been building software for browsers since the very early days of the web and possesses an exceptional ability to distill complex subjects into relatable
explanations. This has led Troy to become an industry thought leader in the security space and produce more than twenty top-rated courses ... morefor Pluralsight. Currently, Troy is heavily involved in Have I been pwned? (HIBP) a free service that aggregates data breaches and helps people establish potential impacts from malicious web activity. Troy blogs regularly about web security and is a frequent speaker at industry
conferences across the globe and throughout the media to discuss a wide range of technologies. Troy has been featured in a number of articles with publications including Forbes, TIME magazine, Mashable, PCWorld, ZDNet and Yahoo! Tech. Aside from technology and security, Troy is an avid snowboarder, windsurfer and tennis player
Niall is a solutions architect and security professional based in Norway.
He is an internationally recognized speaker who has given talks around the world on security,
web application development and Microsoft Azure. He is a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider and Azure