Research

Converting VM images to Docker containers

I'm starting to experiment with Docker containers. From a pedagogical perspective, I see lots of opportunities to quickly and easily script environments to support hands-on lab objectives for my students. Being able to create a series of images, push them to a public Docker repo, and then store a Docker compose script in a Github… Continue reading Converting VM images to Docker containers

Analysis, Media, Research, Tips

No, Michigan voter registration data wasn’t “hacked”

Earlier today, I started seeing social media posts about voter data from multiple states being located on a so-called "dark web" website. The general picture being painted was that this data had been obtained through improper means and made available for sale. From there, the "story" picked up steam, and Russian and American news outlets… Continue reading No, Michigan voter registration data wasn’t “hacked”

Research

On conference CFPs and reviewing

As a member of the organizing group for this year's BSides Atlanta conference, I've been reviewing CFP proposals submitted by the community. As I read through the various submissions, I started noticing a few themes. This post is intended to help people interested in submitting a CFP in the future, to understand what reviewers (well,… Continue reading On conference CFPs and reviewing