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Regional Internet Registries: Quick links

Handy list of links, storing here for future reference when doing research. A regional Internet registry (RIR) is an organization that manages the allocation and registration of Internet number resources within a particular region of the world. Internet number resources … Continue reading

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Bulk elasticsearch file split

Recently needed to split a pretty massive (2M line) file to bulk load into elasticsearch. I’m sure others have run into this same problem. Here’s the code: You can all call this: ruby ./es_split.rb [file_to_split.bulk] Since the file was actively … Continue reading

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Getting started in information security…. notes to a student

Recently had a college student reach out for advice, and thought i’d share with the class: My biggest issue with my current education is the broad scale and lack of clear direction on how to achieve my goals. I know … Continue reading

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A Logging IRC Bot with Cinch

Yesterday, a friend reached out looking for ideas about logging IRC chats. I pointed him at Cinch, then remembered i’d written something like this in the past. Here’s a complete logging bot that also happens to rotate logs at midnight … Continue reading

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OSINT in 2013

Here’s a presentation entitled “OSINT in 2013” I put together for @Isecpartners open forum this week. It’s a work in progress, but gives some sense of where things are at with Tapir. Check it out!

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Google Spreadsheet Bubble Chart for Pentest Results

A bubble chart can make a handy display for pentest results. This is a simple way to identify and display high-impact, low-cost issues.

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“You, and Your Research”

I was recently pointed to a great speech entitled “You, and Your Research” given by Richard Hamming of Bell Labs fame. It’s essentially Hamming giving his insight on how to do great work as a scientist. I think it’s relevant … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welp, we’re back on WordPress after the untimely demise twitterification of Posterous. Welcome. 🙂

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