Public Private Partnerships in Cybersecurity

Living in DC has accorded me a number of privileges. Chief among them is the proximity to government offices as well as many NGOs. I am literally walking distance away from their offices. As a result, I have attended a number of press conferences and panel discussions led by current ...

On Physical Authentication

Recently, I moved into a new environment and had the opportunity to witness a number of processes. This experience further reinforced in me the importance of policies over technical measures. Physical authentication is simple compared to its online equivalent. For a small sized population, we recognise them by face. For ...

Analysis of 300,000 karaoke club members part 2

This is the second part of the analysis. The first part can be found here Part 2 of the analysis will be presented using maps. I have attempted correlation analysis of node-level attributes but have not been able to make any statistically significant conclusion from the results. Members from Taiwan ...

Analysis of 300,000 karaoke club members part 1

I chanced upon the dataset of 300,000 members of a karaoke club and thus decided to do a little analysis. Signing up for club membership is done through an online form. The analysis will be largely based on personal attributes of the members. I will be using pie charts ...

Dumping Aztech DSL1015EN firmware

Recently, I had the fortune to come across a spare DSL1015EN router cum modem. After dismantling the external case, this is what the internals look like. On the left, we can see 2 u.fl connectors for the antennaes. If I wanted to, I could get a RP-SMA adapter and ...

Cloning Mifare 1K cards

Disclaimer : The information provided here is solely for educational purposes. The system I would be looking at is the ST Electronics' ST8100 Securnet. This is an integrated security management system that includes an access control module that manages physical access to facilities. One of the smartcards supported by the system ...