Author Archives: edub

Moving in to the PCI-QSA realm

Working on moving from being a penetration tester (pentester) into a risk and compliance, specifically PCI-QSA position. Several people have asked me if I have gone crazy, but the answer would be no (well I do not think I am going crazy at … Continue reading

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Passed the GWAPT cert

I took the SANS GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT) class back in December of 2014 in Washington DC with Eric Conrad. Have been procrastinating for several months before I had to finally break down and take the certification before … Continue reading

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Moving to Google Domains from 1and1.com

Well I am moving some of my domains to the Beta Google Domains, away from 1and1.com hosting. It has not been completely the easiest thing to do, I have unlocked my domains and disabled private registration. However, I have several … Continue reading

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SANS SEC 542 – Washington DC CDI

Attended SANS SEC 542 Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking class in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from December 12 – 17 2014. The instructor was Eric Conrad, and the class was fairly decent, and is a good … Continue reading

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Derbycon 4.0

Well Derbycon 4.0 is over, and now things have to go back to normal. My boss has already scheduled me 3 new projects, and I have not finished last weeks projects because I was too excited to get to Derbycon. … Continue reading

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