Making A GIAC Exam Index

Having a good index is critical to getting a decent GIAC exam score. Here are a few thoughts on making yours better.

A G33k Goes To DEFCON

Day of Shecurity sent me to DEF CON 26. I had a wonderful time, did some cool things, and have already made plans to attend DEF CON 27. If you want the full details, keep reading…

Why We Bother

When Wired published an article titled “The Worst Cybersecurity Breaches of 2018 So Far,” I asked myself, “Why do we even bother?”

A Day Spent with Women in Cybersecurity

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, over two hundred people gathered in San Francisco to share ideas, knowledge, and support for women in and entering the field of cybersecurity. The event was called the Day of Shecurity, and I was one of the attendees.

I’m Certified, Not Just Certifiable

One year ago, I had never heard of the SANS Institute. What I did know was that I needed a career change, and that I had decided to pursue cybersecurity as my new career path.

Alice In InfoSec Wonderland – 1 Year Later

It has been a little over a year since I dove, head-first, into the world of cybersecurity. Here are some things that have changed…

Why I Went “All In” for InfoSec

Last May I quit my job as a web developer, went back to college and started racking up GIAC certifications. Since then I have overclocked my brain, blown my buffers, and melted my cortex more times than I can count, and I love it.

What Equifax Reveals About Our Changing Times

As more details about the Equifax breach come to light, the degree of incompetence and mishandling seems unbelievable. Or is it?