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HOU.SEC.CON 2022

Day 1 at Houston Security Conference The vibrancy surrounding the 2022 Houston Security Conference (aka HOU.SEC.CON) is electric. This event has gotten better and better every year, and I am extremely excited to take part in this again this year. I’ll be writing about some of my experiences, some of the speakers I visited (notContinue reading “HOU.SEC.CON 2022”

Testing Malicious URL links

We all receive emails with URL links in them. It has become increasingly impossible to tell if a URL link is malicious or not. I will introduce some tools and techniques to make sure you understand how to test URL links for yourself. I will be using three different tools, VirusTotal, Any.Run, and URLScan.io. WARNING:Continue reading “Testing Malicious URL links”

Mental Health in Cybersecurity

Mental health is an important part of life in 2022. According to the non-profit Mental Health America, the percentage of adults with a mental illness report unmet need for treatment has increased every year since 2011. This has only escalated with the pandemic. In a career as stressful and stretched as cybersecurity, it can beContinue reading “Mental Health in Cybersecurity”

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