Tips, Tricks, and Traps When Prepping for a GIAC Certification Exam

As a SANS Subject Matter Expert, I often get asked for tips on how to pass GIAC certification exams. Here are some tips and tricks I have learned.

Why I Am and Am Not Afraid of AI

Generative AI systems like ChatGPT, DALL-E, and Midjourney are good mashing-up what they’ve been fed, but ultimately, they are just tools.

Blessed Are the Worker Bees

I was recently told that when I referred to some of my coworkers as “worker bees,” they felt it was offensive. Given how our society undervalues ordinary people, I can see how that might be that case for some. Not for me.

Memorial Day Musings

I am lucky. No one in my immediate family died in military service to our country. Other families are not so lucky.

Phishing Awareness Metrics

Phishing simulations are cheap and effective training tools, and the metrics they provide over time can provide clear insights into security awareness throughout an organization.

Satellites and Their Vulnerabilities

As satellites become more involved in Earthly communications, they will be targeted by hackers. But how safe are they now?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – Part 3

The CCPA does have some similarities to GDPR, but there are quite a few differences. Final post of a 3-part series.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – Part 2

The CCPA give California residents a lot of rights regarding their digital privacy. Part 2 of a 3-part series.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – Part 1

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is one of the strongest digital privacy laws in the US. Part 1 of a 3-part series.