My job requires me to do a lot of translations… network addresses in hex to network addresses in binary, or (more commonly) dotted decimal. There’s to Base64, from Base64, hash checks etc etc. Most jobs in a technical engineering role these days will inevitably call upon said engineer to do something like this many times … [Read more…]
This isn’t a post of my own, but rather something I just had to share. Like the dotcom rush in the late 90s, we seem to be in a bit of a “cyber security gold rush” at the moment too, and with that emerge the inevitable snakeoil salesmen. Luckily, there are people like Scott Helme … [Read more…]
Just a short post. There’s a very good (and free) ebook/PDF on ways to think, policies to enact and models to follow when it comes to operating a SOC. Released by Mitre, take a look here.
I was recently out of office from work, and since the company I work for recently upgraded from a very old version of Outlook to a more recent version, I was presented with the option of how I wanted to respond to out of office requests to both persons within my organisation, and those external … [Read more…]
This short speech by pilot and cyber security specialist Trey Ford raises some excellent points. Why is it that aviation is so safe these days? Because any time anyone anywhere in the world makes a mistake, everyone who could possibly be affected by it is informed, and the legal standards to operate are amended. It’s … [Read more…]