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The OPSEC of Protesting

For the past three months thousands of people have been protesting in the United States due to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and others. Many of the protesters are posting, recording, and streaming live while demonstrating. This begs the question… How do I protect myself online while protesting?  Most of the …

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Encryption

Encryption – CISSP Domain 3

We’re circling back to some more CISSP-related materials.  Today’s topic will be encryption, which can be found in CISSP Domain 3. By its very nature, encryption is meant to hide the meaning or intent of a communication from unintended recipients.  This process takes place when a message is converted from plain text (text that is …

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Encoding

Encoding – CISSP Domain 3

Today we’re going to take a quick look at encoding, as covered in Domain 3 of the CISSP common body of knowledge (CBK). There is often some confusion between encoding and encryption, so one of the purposes of this article is to look at how the CBK defines encoding. Encoding is the action of changing …

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Bash Tips and Tricks

I know I definitely identify with being a visual learner, and I am happy to help where I can with creating content for the security/sysadmin (system administrator) field. So, I am proud to announce that we have started a series about Bash Tricks and Tips on our YouTube channel, which will talk about interesting nuances …

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