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Security Challenge – Week 5

This week was busy as all get out, so I didn’t get to much in the way of practical exercises. Oct. 23-29: 30 …

Security Challenge – Week 4

Oct. 16: Level 10 on the Nebula CTF. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, I suggest reading last week’s post. …

Security Challenge – Week 3

Just as a heads-up, this week’s post is pretty long, and includes some spoilers for anyone who might be interested in trying …

Security Challenge – Week 2

Oct. 2: Investigating how to set up a local Capture The Flag environment, for practice. After a bit of digging, I found …

Security Challenge – Week 1

Security BSides St. John’s wrapped up a couple of weeks ago, and has re-invigorated my interest in teaching myself more about security, …

Competition planning

This is cross-posted from my homebrewing blog, 7cubed.ca As you may have guessed from the above image, I’m pretty excited that Newfermenters …

Heading home

As of the evening of Friday, July 29th, I’ll be home for good. For those of you who don’t already know, I’ve …

Testers don’t prevent problems, but maybe they can

A couple of weeks ago, I read Michael Bolton’s post that argued “Testers don’t prevent problems.” (http://www.developsense.com/blog/2016/05/testers-dont-prevent-problems/, and it got me thinking. …

An Educational 2016

As has been my custom for a number of years now, here is my annual end-of-year post. Enjoy! Wow, I haven’t posted …