Category: Education

Intro to Network Security, Week 2

Week 2 of this class, and it already feels like I’m on the right track.  Security issues are damn interesting, and after reading through this textbook, I was right to be so obsessive about reading security news and tutorials over the last year or so.  I know these definitions, I can think of examples, I’ve read some exploit code, I… Read more →

And so (spring) begins

Spring semester started yesterday, and even though I’m only taking two classes, Network Security and Cisco I.  It should be a fun ride now that I’m out of the woods of beginner crap I couldn’t get exempted from.  Updates might be more terse than before, but they’ll be regular as I work through these classes and dive into concepts I’ve… Read more →

Trying out HackerRank.com

HackerRank.com is a pretty fun site I found a few days ago, and I’ve already blown way too much time on it.  But honestly, is any time spent practicing dev skills REALLY wasted?  I thought so.   The mission of HackerRank on their ‘About Us’ page is:   The HackerRank team is on a mission to flatten the world by… Read more →

6-9-2016 reading

Well, as of yesterday I’m about 65% sure I’ll be going to school this fall for a Network Administration and Security AAS, so let’s celebrate by…learning! Here are a couple highlights today. Starting out with a good refresher on common security issues -> 10 Most Common Web Security Vulnerabilities Still haven’t gotten to this setup in my VM, but Docker… Read more →

6-3-2016_reading + study progress

It’s that time again, time for some updates! A lot of these next couple posts are going to be reading updates, some thoughts, not too many in-depth projects yet, still have too much on my plate in other areas. Created some new repos on Github for working through books and articles I’m reading, and APIs I’m testing. The catch-all is… Read more →