[ISN] CircleCityCon: The missing update

http://www.csoonline.com/article/2365184/security-industry/circlecitycon-the-missing-update.html By Steve Ragan Salted Hash CSO June 19, 2014 Last weekend, 240 people attended CircleCityCon, Indianapolis’ first major security conference. It was an amazing time, offering a chance to lean form a wide range of professionals. There were more than thirty talks recorded at the event, thanks to Adrian Crenshaw (@irongeek_adc) and his team of volunteers. Salted Hash has included some of the videos below, but all of them are worth a look. In fact, Irongeek has recorded hundreds of talks over the years, and his archive of security footage is impressive. Today’s post serves as an update to my coverage of CircleCityCon, but it’s also the tale of how I learned an important lesson. This post, and the future articles based on the talks from this year’s CircleCityCon, almost didn’t happen. On Monday morning, my mobile office (a ThinkPad T430s) fizzled out. At first, it was determined that the video card had died, but once that was fixed, the system was still hosed. Ultimately, it was a RAM issue. […]