Black Men in Infosec

The title is a bit vague, I know. I grew up in Brooklyn, NY and I’m about to turn 28 years old, and I can say for sure that 10 years ago, I did not see myself achieving as much as I have so far. Recently, Google granted a non-profit organization $1M to expose young black men to technical careers. This, of course, drew the “All Kids Matter” crowd to many conversations on social media....

First Time Red Team Experience

I was invited to be a part of a red team as part of a practice for a cyber defense event. I didn’t really know what to expect but I couldn’t miss the opportunity to learn, so I accepted. We had two days to learn our infrastructure and two days to actively engagement. In a team of four, this was the first time red teaming for two of us. A lot of learning occurred between the four of us and ultimately for the blue team....