London, UK -  Cyber security professional with a particular interest in incident response and forensics, event logging, SOC, and SIEM management. SANS Cyber Retraining Academy graduate and ex-journalist

History

2017- Cyber security incident response, SOC, SIEM, log management and analytics

2017 SANS Cyber Retraining Academy, London (funded by HM Government)

2013-17 Cyber security journalist (print and online)

Interests

  • Cyber security
  • Technology
  • Coding (Python, C#)
  • Reading
  • Running
  • Guitar
  • Video games (PS4, PC)

Currently thinking about

SQLite
I've just pushed Backutil v0.61, which now uses SQLite for all data manipulation, thus saving time and reducing its file size by 80 per cent. This project showed me how powerful SQLite is, and I'll definitely be using it more in future!

History

2017- Cyber security incident response, SOC, SIEM, log management and analytics

2017 SANS Cyber Retraining Academy, London (funded by HM Government)

2013-17 Cyber security journalist (print and online)

Interests

  • Cyber security
  • Technology
  • Coding (Python, C#)
  • Reading
  • Running
  • Guitar
  • Video games (PS4, PC)

Currently thinking about

SQLite
I've just pushed Backutil v0.61, which now uses SQLite for all data manipulation, thus saving time and reducing its file size by 80 per cent. This project showed me how powerful SQLite is, and I'll definitely be using it more in future!

Recent blog posts

File carving: Recovering a deleted file from a Windows disk image
Backutil development: Building and JOINing SQLite databases in Python
Introducing Backutil: A Python‐based Windows backup utility
The best cyber security and technology books I read during 2020
AWS: Deploying and connecting to a SQL database in the cloud
AWS: Deploying a virtual network and server in the cloud
Cracking a password-protected ZIP file with fcrackzip
Network connections and packet crafting on the Linux command line
Technicolor TG582n router: The missing event logging manual
Welcome to a new website with a new philosophy