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Introducing the ‘Rift Recon Beginner Series’ with Aaron Autrand

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Rift Recon has spent two years assisting and collaborating with some of the most brilliant and innovative minds in the security industry. In doing so, we’ve categorized ourselves as adhering to a certain level of quality and expertise, and have recently intuited that that level may feel inaccessible to folks who are just testing the waters of cyber security, physical security, or both. As a result, we polled a vast number of our beginner and intermediate level trainees and company allies and determined there was a demand for a more elementary approach to certain skills we advertise. Thus the “Rift...

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Introducing: The Rift Recon Under The Door Tool 2.0

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The Under The Door Tool has one use, and its execution is swift and faultless: It goes underneath a door and pulls open a door handle from the inside. The Under The Door Tool is a pentest professional industry standard that utilizes the implementation of United States requirements that door hardware be compliant to regulations for user-safety and universal accessibility. To meet building codes, lever handles are added to, or put or in place of, a round door knob. As many physical penetration specialists know, most buildings keep the inside door lever unlocked from the inside in case of emergencies, or...

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Introducing: The Rift Recon Shove Knife

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This classic bypass tool, previously only sold as part of our exclusive Red Team Kit, is now available separately! Widely used by firefighters to gain entry to indoor residential and office lock key ways, it acts by reaching through to act on elements beyond the pins. It’s excellent for opening commonly used filing cabinets as well. It’s durable, lightweight, discreet, and made of high quality materials. It allows the handler to gain fast, damage-free access, and works from either side of the door it’s applied to. This should be the last shove knife you’ll ever need! Only $14.95 - 10%...

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After Action Report: The Art Of Escape San Francisco

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It seems like just yesterday that Rift Recon ran its first Art of Escape training in San Francisco, and yet last weekend marked the fourth Bay Area urban escape and evasion course. An entirely new group of enthusiastic, determined students embarked on three days of growth and development, with a healthy dose of apprehension mixed in! Executive Assistant Arianna Travaglini sat down with Art of Escape trainers Eric Michaud and Brian O'Shea to talk about the latest installment of Rift Recon’s most popular class. A: Eric, this is your sixth Art of Escape training, and Brian’s fourth. You both have...

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