OpenSOC @ DEF CON 28 Safe Mode

Some of you may remember our last event, Camp COVID. That was the biggest event we had ever run. UNTIL LAST WEEK: DEF CON 28 The stats speak for themselves... and so does the participant map above :) Stats8M Graylog queries 91K+ scoreboard submissions 800+ participants 500+ challenges 350+ teams 260GB+…

Camp COVID - A Recap

Let me first say, on behalf of the Recon team, we cannot thank the community enough for joining us last week. It was the first time we've ever run an event like this: 100% virtual, remote, and open to anyone and everyone. It was a huge success, and we got…

OpenSOC: Camp COVID

Hello OpenSOC fam! First and most importantly, we hope that you and yours are healthy and happy in these unprecedented times. As many of you noticed on Twitter or heard on Detections podcast, we're rallying together to host a first-ever, open to the public OpenSOC event that participants can access…

The Infrastructure, II

After DEF CON last year, we posted this blog about our infrastructure, which was spread between a handful of Intel NUCs, and AWS. It was epic. It was shiny and new. We loved it. And then we burned it all down. We wiped and repurposed the NUCS, and killed all…

A Tribute to devnull

Hello, dear friends. The past few days have been extremely hard on the OpenSOC Team. We hope this isn't the first time you're hearing of this, but a beloved friend of our team, devnull (aka Nolan Berry), passed away this past Friday, November 9, 2018. I'd try to find the…

Blue Team Village @ DEF CON 26

Huge thanks to @BlueTeamVillage and all of the awesome projects that make up OpenSOC Blue CTF! Final statistics for https://t.co/ppYocCZdKq Blue CTF @BlueTeamVillage #DEFCON26 379 Signups 271 Active Players 115 Teams with > 0 Points 1 Team Completed All Challenges pic.twitter.com/ITNDknT4Ft — Recon InfoSec…