Announcing the Strategic Intelligence Network, TLS, and Banned Ebooks Note: you can find the SIN and BEb on the menu in the lower left As promised (and implemented roughly 2 weeks ago), this site now services all direct content through TLS using Let’s Encrypt. The implementation was surprisingly easy, although I didn’t find a quick guide on their site, digitalocean had a very easy and quick 5 minute installation. Some images are still over http, but I’m not as concerned about that at the moment, and will spend that small amount of effort elsewhere.
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Scripts Sites and School February already! It’s been just over a month since my last post. Don’t be mistaken though, I currently have 4 articles waiting to edit including Finding and fixing rouge ‘smart’ routers on an enterprise network Installing and setting up the Skylines Project Part 1 of the Fuzzing series A long-form article about ethics in data collection, retention, and analysis. Now you may be thinking that’s a lot of articles to have waiting for editing and you’d be right; I enjoy writing, I do not enjoy editing.
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If you want to hack (all the things) In my last post, I told my story about how I started hacking. Hopefully that made you want to learn too, so I made the honorary ‘How to start hacking’ post. The following are tips when starting out that I wish I knew, as sometimes it’s hard to figure out what you should be learning. Google As stated, googling is the most important thing you can do.
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Austin Snair

Student at Purdue. (Cyber)security, Tech, Writing, DevOps. Travelled to 22 countries and 48 states. Play soccer and ping pong, run a charity (https://thessf.org), and a metal straw company (https://thebobabuddy.com). (Currently focusing on Docker and learning DevOps one fail at a time.

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