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Safari Books Online – Review

Recently I got a notification from O’Reilly on a 50% off sale on (Safari Books Online). I haven’t really paid any attention to them in years, but now that they supported iPad/Android apps it seemed interesting. And given how much I spend on tech book and courses every year, US$199 seemed about right, so […]


Software Security Course – Course Review

I have recently finished the Software Security course by Michael Hicks, from the Maryland Cybersecurity center. I felt the course was interesting and useful. It covered: – Old school buffer overflows/format string attacks and defenses – Web attacks such as SQL injection, Cross-site Scripting, Cross-site request forgery and Session hijacking. – Automated Tools – code […]


LinkedIn Strategy: Optimize Your Profile – Course Review

LinkedIn Strategy: Optimize Your Profile is a great course in Pluralsight by Jason Alba that covers a lot of ways in which you can make your LinkedIn profile more effective – and also some suggestions on how to improve your networking in the site. There is plenty covered, starting with your picture, professional headline, summary and […]