London, UK -  Cyber security blue teamer - DFIR, logs, SIEM, analytics, etc. GCFA, GCFE, GCIH, GSEC. Former tech journalist. Occasional blogger.

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

Silicon Valley start-ups Having read Zero to One and Chaos Monkeys recently, I've fired up Hacker News for the first time in years to follow the tech buzz from the Valley.

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

Silicon Valley start-ups Having read Zero to One and Chaos Monkeys recently, I've fired up Hacker News for the first time in years to follow the tech buzz from the Valley.

Recent blog posts

Technicolor TG582n router: The missing event logging manual
Welcome to a new website with a new philosophy
Why virtual cyber security conferences should be the new normal
SANS FOR508: I’m now a GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst
Setting up Pi-hole to rein in an extremely noisy Samsung Smart TV
Long-form – HTTPS and VPNs: How private is your internet browsing?
A slightly geeky trip to Edinburgh: Castles, museums, and Star Wars
Update: Cyber security projects, another trip to Japan, and plans for 2020
Update: I’m back, and Def Con has inspired me to get hacking
Rise of DedSec: Why Watch Dogs 2 is the best hacking video game so far