- Apr 17
Stories of a CISSP: Discovery
This is a work of CISSP science fiction written by Luke Ahmed. * * * * Four SecPros took long, steady strides toward...
- Jan 26, 2022
Stories of a CISSP: New CISSP Exam Updates
To my dear children reading this 30 years from now: this is a story of a life your father had a long time ago in a profession known as an...
- Jul 27, 2021
Stories of a CISSP: Commercial-off-the-Shelf
Thank you for taking your precious time to read this article. What is commercial-off-the-shelf software? Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)...
- Jan 25, 2021
Stories of a CISSP: Pen Testing Revelations
It was a chance to be immersed in multiple real-world CISSP topics - I volunteered immediately. My mentality is one in which I largely...
- Dec 8, 2020
Stories of a CISSP: Multifactor Confusion
This incident reached near comical levels. My manager and I still laugh about it to this day. As this story involves SOC engineers and...
- Oct 18, 2020
Stories of a CISSP: High Security
Two black Chevy Suburbans effortlessly drove through the cold mountains, crunching the snow underneath its vulcanized rubber tires. "Sir,...
- Sep 28, 2020
Stories of a CISSP: EOL/EOS Devices
8:45 a.m. was just too early to start off Monday morning with a call from the infrastructure project manager (PM). Not that it is always...
- Sep 1, 2020
Stories of a CISSP: CBC vs CTR
If you recognize the terms CBC and CTR from the blog post title already, GREAT job! It means you have been really studying Domain 3:...
- Aug 14, 2020
Stories of a CISSP: Surviving Layoffs
7:19am - Logged into my bank account to make sure my direct deposit had arrived. There was something weird though, I got paid three...