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Andrew Ridings

About Andrew Ridings

Andrew Ridings is a Security Analyst at True Digital Security with a passion for penetration testing and social engineering. Andrew received his Bachelors of Science in Information Assurance and Forensics at Oklahoma State University and holds CNSS 4011 certification.

On Stuxnet Adaptation

March 21st, 2012 | Posted by Andrew Ridings in Malware | Terrorism - (0 Comments)

With the recent focus on Stuxnet due to the CBS 60 Minutes Special: Stuxnet: Computer worm opens new era of warfare and the 60 Minutes Overtime special Stuxnet copycats: Let the hacking begin, aired earlier this month, I was reminded of the extent our nation’s critical infrastructure is at risk from cyber attack. Andrew RidingsAndrew …
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An Experiment in Social Engineering

September 21st, 2011 | Posted by Andrew Ridings in Security Awareness & Training - (0 Comments)

When most people think about sophisticated robberies, images of masked, armed robbers dressed in black from head to toe enter their minds. What they don’t picture is an ordinary guy walking in off the street dressed in business casual clothes with clipboard and USB drive in hand. While not physically threatening or intimidating, this guy …
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