Reading post-mortems for fun and education: On January 31st 2017, we experienced a major service outage for one of our products, the online service GitLab.com. The outage was caused by an accidental removal of data from our primary database server.
One of my favorite interview questions is: Tell me of one mistake you made and what happened. Tell me of a second mistake. Tell me of a third. Often a prospect will have one or two readily available, but have to resort to bare honesty by the third. You can learn a lot about them from […]
The Site Reliability Engineering book is available online. A lot of it doesn’t scale well to small operations but there’s a lot of good tops and lessons learned in there.
Because you don’t want to spread your real phone number all around the web all willy-nilly. https://www.raymond.cc/blog/top-10-sites-receive-sms-online-without-phone/
Paul’s Security Weekly talks with Lesley Carhart, Motorola Solutions/US Air Force Reserve.
Clever project – smartphone made from a Raspberry Pi Zero.
Troy Hunt writes about careers in security, ethical hacking and advice on where to get started: Get involved in online infosec discussions Establish an online identity Get some learning Get some certs (maybe, if applicable) Get some experience Put in your time Read the whole thing, it’s good.
Enterprise Security Weekly Quick Guide To Building A Successful Incident Response Program with Paul and John. (Full show notes here)
Some of the Duo employees did a Reddit AMA where they were asked how they got started in InfoSec. The common thread here, and in most of our individual stories, is a desire to tinker and try to break things to better understand them. That, combined with being a part of a hacker community that […]