SANS GIAC Intrusion Analyst Review (GCIA)

Course Overview I recently completed and was awarded my SANS GCIA Certification.  The GCIA or GIAC Intrusion Analyst certification is a course that focuses on learning how to configure intrusion detection systems (Snort, Bro, SiLK) and analyze logs, and network...
OvertheWire – Bandit 25

OvertheWire – Bandit 25

Recap of Last Lesson: Created a little BASH script to cause a cron job Bandit Level 25 Objective Brute force the server listening on port 30002 using the password for Bandit 24. Intel Given A daemon or service is listening on port 30002 Sending the password for Bandit...
Why You Should Learn Python First

Why You Should Learn Python First

This is not a discussion on how to hack or program with python, it’s a discussion on why I personally chose python as my first programming language. I’m not a developer, I’ve never written a program from source code to production. So when I started looking for a...