For those with aspirations to enter the Cyber Security field there is an awesome site LetsDefend. Currently, I am playing around with how to be a SOC Analyst and it’s actually pretty fun. There are exercises where you sift through logs finding source IP addresses. I am going through the SOC Fundamentals as a place to begin with their tutorials. There are a lot of free modules but there are premium modules for deeper learning. There is an Endpoint Security simulator which prepares someone for using services like SentinelOne, CarbonBlack, FireEye, and HX. The search functions on some of these […]


It’s time to get real with myself and come to accept that in my job search it might be better approach as a generalist rather than try to focus on a particular position itself like Software Developer or Cyber-security Specialist. I am additionally considering Help Desk, Junior System Admin, Linux System Administrator, and the like. Also, I am considering doing WordPress contract work. Just the life it is when the jobs I apply for have a hundred or so other (more) qualified candidates.