Appsec for Aviation Safety

What if old-school appsec wrote aviation safety scripts?

Welcome to flight ASW 238.

When the password sign illuminates, you must rotate your password.

There are several emergency exits on this aircraft. Please take a few moments now to locate your nearest egress filter. In some cases, your nearest one may be denied.

If there is a loss of cabin pressure, oxygen masks will drop down. To start the flow of oxygen, pull the mask towards you and submit a breathing review request.

Although the bag does not inflate, your vuln count will.

In the unlikely event of a water landing, check beneath your seat for a top 10 list of swimming techniques.

Thank you.

And please be careful opening overhead CI/CD tools, as contents may have shifted left.

We interviewed Jeff Moss, aka The Dark Tangent. He’s the founder of the DEF CON and Black Hat conferences.

Check out DEF CON’s Hacker Documentaries, Videos & Shorts page for more about the history of hacking, some of its personalities, and why it’s very much a “hacker’s conference” that intersects with technology, privacy, security, and civil society.

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