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Where I write about security and tech how-tos

One Week Out - AWS CCP - 20 Aug 2019

As the title suggest I’m one week out from my AWS CCP test. Am I nervous? Yea. I’m confident in being smart but my confidence with test taking has kinda diminished over the past 1-2 years. So I guess you wondering how I plan to get through this? So am I. Lol No, seriously I’m just studying a lot.

Why am I still doing Android Development? - 15 Aug 2019

This is a question I’ve been thinking about and a few friends have asked. It’s a valid question with how much I talk about wanting to move to security and the steps I’m taking to get there. The answer is simple though…money.

I finally made it to DefCon - 11 Aug 2019


Chain React Conference and Portland - 08 Aug 2019


Security Can Be Overwhelming - 07 Aug 2019

Since quitting my job it has been all about learning for me. As I mentioned before, this year I really started getting serious about a timeline to make a move into security. I have been doing more CTFs and taking classes on things related to security. I’ve realized that I was trying to accomplish too much too fast and so I broke down the steps I plan to take to get into the security field. In no particular order these are the certs I’m focused on and why.