Brian Johnson

Minneapolis http://www.7minsec.com 274 posts

Brian is President of 7 Minute Security, LLC, a Twin-Cities based security consultancy focused on security assessments, pentesting and training.

7MS #332: Low Hanging Hacker Fruit

In this episode I'm releasing a new document aimed to help organizations eliminate low hanging hacker fruit from the environment. The document contains (relatively) cheap and (relatively) easy things to implement. And my hope is it can be a living/breathing document that will bulk up over time. Got things »

7MS #331: How to Become a Packtpub Author - Part 3

It's done! It's done!! It's DONE!!! That's right mom, my PacktPub course called Mastering Kali Linux Network Scanning is done! In today's episode I: Recap the course authoring experience Explain my super anal retentive editing process that takes 4 hours for every 10 minutes of produced video Admit some last »

7MS #330: Interview with Nathan Hunstad of Code42

In today's episode, I'm excited to be joined in the studio by Nathan Hunstad, Director of Security at Code42. Nathan and I had a great chat about Code42's new security offering called Code42 Forensic File Search, which helps IT and security teams figure out where files are located across their »

7MS #329: Active Directory Security 101

Today's episode is brought to you by my friends at Netwrix. Their amazing Netwrix Auditor tool gives you visibility into what’s happening both on your local network and cloud-based IT systems and tells you about critical changes, and when and where people have been accessing data. Give it a »

Listener feedback - episode 326

People have been sending me some great feedback on episode #326, which featured Ryan Manship of RedTeam Security and Dave Dobrotka of United HealthGroup. Both these guys lead red teams for a living and had a lot of great insight to share as it relates to successfully running (and defending »

7MS #327: Interview with John Strand

Today's episode is brought to you by my friends at Netwrix. Their amazing Netwrix Auditor tool gives you visibility into what’s happening both on your local network and cloud-based IT systems and tells you about critical changes, and when and where people have been accessing data. Give it a »

7MS #326: Interview with Ryan Manship and Dave Dobrotka

Today's episode is brought to you by my friends at Dashlane, a fantastic password manager for you, your family and your business! Head to www.dashlane.com/7ms and use the code 7MS for 10% off a year of Dashlane Premium (offer does not include Premium Plus)! Today I'm super »

7MS #325: Integrating Pwned Passwords with Active Directory - Part 2

Today's episode is a follow-up to #304 where we talked about how you can integrate over 500 million weak/breached/leaked passwords form Troy Hunt's Pwned Passwords into your Active Directory. To get started with this in your environment, grab Troy's updated passwords list here, and then you can check »

7MS #323: 7 Ways to Not Get Hacked

Today's episode is about a general security awareness session I'm putting together, and it's aimed at helping individuals and businesses not get hacked. To play off the lucky number 7, I'm trying to broil this list down to 7 key things to focus on. Here's my list thus far: Passwords »