On Scapegoating CISOs

After a major breach, it's often the CISO that falls on their sword and finds themselves looking for work. Do you think this a good display of accountability, or a damaging form of scapegoating?

iVerify Security App for iPhone

Trails of Bits recently released a new security app for iPhone (iVerify). An easy to use the app with great user experience and informative guides that helps you improve the security of your iPhone in a few minutes.

Paul Graham on Schedules

A meeting in the morning can ruin any chance of doing something productive before lunch, and the same thing goes for meetings after lunch, they reduce the possibility of completing bigger tasks in the afternoon.

Hack.lu 2019 - Day (3)

It's the last day of Hack.lu. I am a bit exhausted, arrived a bit late and missed the first session of the day. Nonetheless, it was a great day, filled with learning and networking.

Hack.lu 2019 – Day (2)

The second day of Hack.lu is often the longest since it includes the social events at the end which can go on well into the night. This day was no different, it started early in the morning and ended just before ten o'clock.

Hack.lu 2019 - Day (1)

I am in Luxembourg for a few days attending three different information security events that are part of the LuxSecurityWeek which is held every October. This is my second time attending these events and it’s becoming more of a personal habit for many reasons. Luxembourg is a beautiful country, very safe, and close to many European traveling hubs. As I mentioned, this is my second time attending Hack.lu, I came here last year, and I will come again next year. The conference is

Weekend Learning (1)

Recently, Microsoft published a great set of short video courses covering different topics within the .NET ecosystem, If you are interested in learning .NET, these might be a great place to start.

Trying Apple Pay

I was standing at the checkout lane at Clas Ohlsen, patiently waiting for my turn to pay for something I picked. I started fiddling with my phone and that's when it dawned on me, why not try the Apple Pay and see if it's as simple as Apple claims it is.

DoH with Firefox and dnswarden

Disclaimer: DoH with ad-blocking won’t block 100% of the ads. A week ago, Mozilla published a blog post outlining the results from experiments they have been running in regards to enabling DNS over HTTPS. At the end of their blog post, they mentioned their decision to enable DoH by default for everyone in the US starting late September. An influx of news articles and blog posts criticized Mozilla’s decision and urged the organization to rethink the possible effects it could have on

Monitoring NVD Feeds using NVD-Alerts

Part of my daily job is to keep an eye on new vulnerabilities and part of that is sifting through the NIST NVD feeds which can be exhausting and time-consuming as they contain a lot of information that might not be relevant to our work at all so I wrote a script to help me do this faster.