1. SPSE Certification

    The SecurityTube Python Scripting Expert (SPSE) course is an online certification, and accompanying videos designed to teach students how to apply Python programming techniques to security and networking concepts. …


  2. Installing Cowrie (an SSH Honeypot) on Centos 7

    As part of work for a future blog post I decided to install and monitor an SSH honeypot 🍯 . A honeypot is a decoy designed to attract and monitor hostile users. Honeypots can serve as a canary—allowing system administrators to improve defenses throughout their network, or be used as a way to study attackers. …


  3. Writing your first Slack /slash Command, Powered by Flask

    This guide will walk you through setting up a very basic Slack application powered by Flask. It will use the SMMRY API to take an article, summarize it and return text back into Slack. …


  4. Baseline CentOS Snapshot

    In the process of writing a few blog posts, I’ve realized that I use the same few Digital Ocean guides to get everything setup, and then make a few additional changes. Instead of repeating work across blog posts, and jumping back and forth between DO guides I’m going to walk you through creating a solid baseline DO snapshot which can be used to create new droplets in the future. …


  5. Building this Site

    In my first blog post I’m going to walk you through the process of building this blog. …