OWASP Cheat Sheet Series

May 22, 2024

I stumbled across this amidst some prior training and thought I'd pass it along. OWASP has a fantastic collection of AppSec cheat sheets here.

A zip archive of all the cheat sheets is available for download here.

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Fortinet FCP Study Resources

May 04, 2024

A new month, a new certification endeavor! This time, I'm starting to focus on the Fortinet Certified Professional track. What follows is a breakdown of the various study resources I'm using. Time permitting, I'll update it with additional resources I come across along the way.


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Metasploit Search Parameters

May 02, 2024

Just a friendly reminder on the search options, keywords, and sorting choices for metasploit.

Usage: search [<options>] [<keywords>:<value>]

Prepending a value with '-' will exclude any matching results.
If no options or keywords are provided, cached results are displayed.

 -h . . .

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Workaround for delayed response between Logitech Harmony and Roku

April 01, 2024

This was driving me insane for the better part of a day.

Fun fact, Logitech Harmony Hub defaults to talking to Roku devices via network-based remote commands. In theory, it's a really cool idea... until you realize the latency penalties of multiple hops:

Harmony Remote --> Harmony Hub --> Router --> Roku

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How to get things done

Even when you don't feel like it

March 18, 2024

The other day, I came across a great set of principles for tackling procrastination. Credit where credit is due: this list came from the great Colby Kultgen

  1. Start small. Like reeaaally small. Do 1 push-up. Write 1 line of code. Meditate for 1 minute. Make the barrier to start so low, that you would feel stupid for not . . .

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Quick tip: leverage strings command to make hybrid files more readable

December 29, 2023

I came across a nifty linux command (strings) recently and wanted to boost the volume. It's super helpful for filtering out non-human-readable (binary) content from from a file.

For example, I reviewing a Vim swap file containing php content and the output looked like:

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Security Certification Roadmap

December 14, 2023

Wow! Check out this awesome cybersecurity security infographic by Paul Jerimy. Original source here.

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