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Kyle Lady

Senior Information Security Engineer

Kyle is a Senior Information Security Engineer at Duo, where he harasses everyone for more data to try to satisfy the unquenchable thirst for data that academic research imparted. He has only broken the Internet once.

10 articles by Kyle Lady

The State of Real-Time Threat Detection

An overview of tracking ransomware payments, tools to fight ransomware attacks, 3D printing security concerns and more from Black Hat 2017 and DEF CON 25 talks this year.

Black Hat 2017, Defcon 25, Ransomware, 3D Printing Security

Dissecting Security Hardware at Black Hat and DEF CON

Get insights into how to assess security hardware, including experimentations in counterfeiting U2F authentication tokens, different weaknesses in the hardware components of encrypted USB keys and more.

Usb Security, Token, Yubikey, Black Hat 2017, Defcon 25

Examining Security Science at Black Hat 2017

Learn about the complexities of conducting security science and phishing tests - the psychological dynamics, validity of security usability studies, ethical issues, hallway testing and more.

Phishing, Black Hat 2017

How Secure is the Retail Industry’s Infrastructure Today?

Retailers and consumers can better secure payment data. Tactics like two-factor authentication and wireless payment technologies offer secure paths forward.

Retail Cybersecurity, Retail Data Security, Duo Security Summit, Two Factor Authentication, Duo Push

More Than Half of Android Phones Vulnerable to Encryption Bypass Attacks

The security research team at Duo Security, Duo Labs analyzed our dataset of Android phones to find out how many were vulnerable to the latest Android encryption bypass attacks, patched in the May 2016 update.

Android Security, Android Vulnerabilities