Category Archives: PCI

Starting a new job

I have Left Sword & Shield to take a better opportunity with Coalfire Systems. There were multiple reasons for leaving Sword & Shield, and most of them are related to one individual that has moved up the ranks in the company. … Continue reading

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Posted in 2016, PCI, Work | Comments Off on Starting a new job

Splitting my time between 2 bosses

So my move over to the PCI-QSA world has been extremely slow, primarily due to upper management. I have been currently splitting my time between doing penetration testing and QSA work. It has not been an easy process working for two bosses … Continue reading

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Posted in 2015, PCI, Rants, Security, Work | Comments Off on Splitting my time between 2 bosses

PCI-QSA Training

Spent the past 2 days in Boston in the PCI-QSA training class. Taking the exam the last hour and a half of the class, but will not know the results until a week or two later. The Class was interesting, … Continue reading

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Posted in 2015, Certifications, PCI, Work | Comments Off on PCI-QSA Training

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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Posted in 2015, Certifications, PCI, Security, Work | Comments Off on Moving in to the PCI-QSA realm