I’m now a GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE). Honest! I’ve got a certificate and everything. It even came framed: According to the blurb: The GCFE certifies that candidates have the knowledge, skills, and ability to conduct typical incident investigations including e-Discovery, forensic analysis and reporting, evidence acquisition, browser forensics and tracing user and application activities … Continue reading I’m a GCFE. But Will I Use It?
A few years ago on BBC2 in the UK there was a programme called Dave Gorman's Important Astrology Experiment. I don't know if you watched it but the concept behind the series was that Dave would follow exactly what was recommended for his star sign in a selection of horoscopes, and then see how that … Continue reading Review of 2010 / Plans for 2011
I've recently returned from a work trip which included my first ever visits to the Philippines and India. The purpose of the trip was to carry out a PCI DSS audit for one of my clients. As is the way these days my client has outsourced their call centre to a company in Manila, and … Continue reading Manila to India
I'm very busy on the work front at the moment, both in my day job and with the internet business. In my day job I'm involved in a major, very complex, government PKI project. PKI stands for Public Key Infrastructure and is basically a set of systems that can be used for issuing and signing … Continue reading I’ve Got Brain Ache
I'm currently sat in the departure lounge at Canberra airport with a 3 hour wait for my flight. Luckily I'm sat at a table that's near a bar, and also has a power socket I can use, so the combination of my laptop and Crown Lager should see me through. It feels weird travelling home … Continue reading Home for a Short Weekend