SECTF Submission 2015

This year at DEFCON I thought I would try my hand at the Social Engineering CTF. Not only do you have to raise your hand and and go ‘pick me! pick me!’, you also must submit a short video for their review.

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BSidesDE Spawncamp and My Spawn

A few weeks ago while attending BSidesDC I found out that BSidesDE was planning a kids event this year. The moment my kids heard the word minecraft all bets went out of the window and they just HAD to be there.

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A Shapeoko Vacuum Table Design

I was trying to cut out some shapes from some 116” thick acrylic the other day when after a few cuts the material seemed to be lifted by the drill. The cutout part would also start to move as the drill reached the end of its travel. This is when it hit me, having a vacuum table would sure be nice!

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NoVA Hackers DEFCON 22 Badges

The NoVA Hackers is an infosec group from the northern Virginia DC area. As a member I thought it was time we had our own DEFCON style badges while in Vegas (much like many of the other infosec groups). It was just a random idea that the rest of the group loved, so over the past 8 months it has been a constant off again and on again project.

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farewell gitdigger

It’s with great regret that I need to shutdown the hardware and say goodbye to my gitdigger project. There are a few reasons and I will try and address them in this post.

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octopress update

After DEF CON I thought it would be wise to maybe blog about my Vegas antics and the classes I attended. I also thought it would be a smart idea to update octopress. The former was a good idea; the latter caused my site to die. I’ve rebuilt everything from scratch with the latest and greatest so if you notice any errors on the site please let me know. Thank you! [Read More]

python-graphviz: A New Way of Looking At The Data of Things

At my new job (and some of my personal projects) I found myself looking at a ton of text. Upon reviewing all this data, which could be anything from json, csv or just plain text, my eyes tend to bleed. It can quite quickly become confusion as to which data I’ve looked at or how that data relates to everything else.

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