My Experience With SANS NetWars Tournament

I attended the SANS NetWars Tournament at the SANS Rocky Mountain Conference 2013 in Denver, while attending the SEC504: Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling course taught by: James Lyne – Global Head of Security Research at Sophos Kevin Fiscus – Owner/Senior Consultant at Cyber Defense Advisors Both James and Kevin were fantastic instructors with…

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Blue Coat ProxySG – Splash Page Updates

In my previous blathering’s about BlueCoat splash pages, I always had used the variable $(cs-categories) to identify which BlueCoat WebFilter (BCWF) the requested URL was a child of. But this displays ALL the categories that a specific URL/site is a member of, not just the one that is the criteria for the block. In your…

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Blue Coat ProxySG – Issues Upgrading SGOS From 5.5.x.x to 6.2.x.x

Following an upgrade on a Blue Coat ProxySG 600-10, from 5.5.3.31 to 6.2.9.1, I encountered the errors below, and was unable to pass traffic thru the proxy using the BlueCoat WebFilter categories for “Allow”/”Deny”. As this specific ProxySG is a non-production device, there are very minimal users working with it, and the first I noticed…

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