Clouds and The Distorted Notion of Direct Control

I would like to share a few thoughts on the notion of being in direct control of your environment. This article is a continuation from my previous one and it aims to justify why nowadays individuals and organizations prefer to give away control in order to gain more agility. Needless to say, less control is often equal to less security.

Some of you who have been following the blog may be familiar with some of my other articles on the same topic. [...]

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All your Metadata are belong to Us

Every penetration test consists of 90% enumeration and discovery and 10% of actual exploitation. Of course, these are the figures unless you are performing a vulnerability research where the situation is very different. I tend to believe that enumeration is essential if not critical for hacking into whatever system you may have in mind. [...]

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