Political campaign security

Maciej Cegłowski has published a long, practical, insightful, and witty article on his experiences with political campaign security. He wisely focuses on a handful of steps to narrow the attack surface with the fewest tools and techniques. This should be a Coursera course, or a series of short videos.

Adieu, Online School

I have shut down my online school. It was an interesting experience, but not a cost-effective one. Aside from not getting rich from this, it was really boring to administer a testing program. On the other hand, I now know an incredible amount about Moodle, the internationally-popular web service for education. I also know how... Continue Reading →

MSSE Cybersecurity Elective 2016

I am offering a Cybersecurity elective for students registered in the University of Minnesota's Master of Science in Software Engineering program. As I described in the class on Friday, the course uses the textbook I wrote and does a lot of lab work with security tools, including Wireshark, nmap, Gnu Privacy Guard, and vulnerability scanning. Here is... Continue Reading →

Free NSTISSI 4011 Certificate

[SORRY - This is posted for historical purposes only! The free certificate is no longer available] If you have studied the textbook Elementary Information Security as part of a class, or on your own, and did not earn a formal certificate for NSTISSI 4011 training, here is your chance. As part of our final testing and release, Cryptosmith... Continue Reading →

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