When Good Guys Go Bad: A Step-by-Step Approach to Full Network Access

How do you hack into the network on a cruise ship? If you’re a Secureworks Adversarial Tester, you walk onboard, plug into an ATM and do your worst.

Customer information is a fluid part of any cruise liner operation. This makes them an attractive target for cybercriminals, nation-state actors and opportunistic threats.

In a recent engagement, Secureworks Adversarial testers worked with a leading cruise liner to identify, pressure test, and expose vulnerabilities in their information and operational systems. By showcasing how creative threat actors can find new ways to compromise systems, this proactive client was able to improve their defenses prior to public launch.

Hear how Zak Amous, the Adversarial Testing Lead at Secureworks took a step-by-step approach to increasingly gain access to closed systems from room keys through to the ships control systems.