As I move towards my goals of becoming a CISO, I realize the path that I have taken to become a Sr. Cyber Security Specialist is not like everyone else’s. As a matter of fact, everyone else’s path is different from every other path — and it should be.

The…


Back in November 2020, I wrote a blog titled, “Cybersecurity: The Starting line”, and focused on where an individual should start when trying to enter the Cybersecurity field. …


The words, “Ransomware Attack” have become a regular occurrence in headlines across many fields such as Health Care, Government, Police Agencies, big techs, and even the smaller folks. It has become one of the most active and profound threats that an organization can face today:

January 2021 recorded a total…


By now you should have a clear idea on how your course will flow, but it’s a good idea to write it down and present it in a way that your students will be able to understand, and know what is to come throughout your course. …


The first phase of developing a course is creating the course outline; the purpose is to document the curriculum at the course level and to support the learning process by identifying course learning requirements. It will also be used to highlight evaluation methods, learning activities (lectures, demonstrations, etc.), …


At the beginning of this new year, January 2021, I was asked to help develop the Digital Forensics course for my local college’s newest program: Cyber Security Analysis Graduate Certificate. I found it very flattering and validating to have been asked to take on this opportunity, especially at a college…


When I ask people how they feel about the idea of working in a SOC, I get a lot of mixed feelings. Depending on what kind of SOC they worked in, they had different experiences that ranged from horror stories to the best decision ever.

I’m not going to lie…


Just like an employee performance review, its tradition that we sit and review the year; we take note of the ups and downs, the lessons learnt, make predictions for the next year, and make a plan. However, unlike an employee that really wants to keep their job or bonus, a…


I have been working in the Information Technology field for the past 12 years, discovering new things everyday. The world of IT is changing rapidly, and it is almost impossible to know everything. In fact, sometimes the more you know, the less you know. …


Banner displaying the Whonix logo (combination dial lock), Tails logo (USB interface), and Qubes logo (large blue Q).
Whonix logo, Tails logo, and Qubes logo.

The demand for user privacy and anonymity is at its highest than ever, and appears to be here to stay. …

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