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  • DEFCON 26: 1984 style propaganda poster

  • NSA Security Posters

    Freedom Of Information Requests (FOIA) can be made for all sorts of inquires. Recently Government Attic, a website dedicated to collecting various fascinating Federal Goverment documents, made a strange request. They requested all the NSA security posters from the 1950’s and 1960’s. It took a couple of tries but they succeeded and the NSA released a hefty 73 megabyte file containing 139 pages. Below a sample of posters from that document. Government…

  • How to spot a phishing email – #1

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

    Download Ubuntu 18.04 LTS The next major update for Ubuntu has been released. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS was released in mid-April. Codename “Bionic Beaver”. LTS stands for “Long Term Support” which is a good thing to have if you plan on using this version as a critical component of your home network. It is also great if you plan to use this as your main OS. Support will be provided by…

  • Code Sessions

  • World Password Day Poster

  • World Password Day!

    Happy world password day! Celebrate by changing your passwords or enabling multi-factor authentication on your accounts. Remember that password can be categorized by the following: What you know – passwords, pins, passphrases What you have – USB token, cell phone, badge Who you are – fingerprints, retina scans   The best form of security is whats known as a layered defense where you combine authentication methods. For example, combine your…

  • Post Pentest+ Thoughts

    The test was much harder than I had imagined. It was more hands-on experience than simply reading a book and remembering what was on it. Overall it was a great learning experience and I was enthused to learn that I knew more than I thought. My NMAP skills were great as well but my knowledge of Python and Ruby were non-existent. My small interaction with PCI compliance was an immense…

  • Taking The Pentest+ Tomorrow

    I have pushed off on taking this test due to the fact that work got in the way and I had personally studied enough for it. I have rescheduled it once and was on the verge of doing it again when I realized that this pattern would continue. I have decided to go ahead and take it, whether I’m ready for it or not. I have my test tomorrow 10…

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