Wisdom

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80.  Anyone who keeps learning stays young.  The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford

Report: Challenges Security Operations Leaders face building Teams

I came across an interesting article in Security Magazine titled “SOC experts report cyber skilling obstacles”.  In the article Cyberbit, a provider of Cyber Skills Development Platforms, revealed the results of the first annual Cyberbit SOC Skills Survey.  The survey (download link in the article) results sheds light on how companies are fulfilling (or not) …

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PayPal Phishing…

I received a really authentic looking email message today telling me that my PayPal account had been suspended. Only problem was that he email address the message was sent to doesn’t actually have a PayPal account associated with it. But given the effort that must have been taken to undertake this campaign I thought I’d …

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Security Onion 2

I had the opportunity to attend the Security Onion 2020 User Conference yesterday. This was a two plus hour virtual event this year due to the pandemic. The Security Onion Solutions team did a really great job both logistically via WebEx and Discord. The team did well content wise too; packing an extraordinary amount of …

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The Power of Facebook

Welcome to Ford’s Lab! I recently changed my Facebook setting to point at ‘Ford’s Lab’. This was an experiment on my part to see how quickly my fellow facebook users would notice the change.  I was sort of shocked that within the first hour a number of my friends had noticed and liked or commented …

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