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Christopher Ashby


CYBER ATTACK DETECTION & THREAT RESPONSE LEADER


  1. ISC CCSP

    Yesterday, after about 2months of studying I sat and passed my first cloud exam, the Certified Cloud Security Professional ISC CCSP exam. This is a relatively new exam by ISC on Cloud Security. The exam itself was a lot easier then when I achieved the CISSP certification in 2007. …


  2. Machinae - XForce

    Recently I’ve been looking to extend a tool from HuricaneLabs named “Machinae”, which is a tool for collecting intelligence from public sites/feeds about various security-related pieces of data: IP addresses, domain names, URLs, email addresses, file hashes and SSL fingerprints. This replaced my daily driver Automator for obtaining context on particular subjects. …


  3. Cloud Computing

    As of late, I’ve been playing around with the various cloud instances being offered by Microsoft, Amazon, and Google in an effort to take my daily compute to the clouds and ditch a traditional laptop/desktop and for either a Chromebook or iPad as my daily driver. …


  4. Analyst Tools

    Every now and then I like to get my hands dirty and lend a helping hand. Today I’m going to list the tools I continiously rely on as my daily driver. I’ve previosuly posted on various tools, but this post is meant to list a more inclusive list of tools used as my daily driver. This by no means is a comprehensive toolset, and isn’t meant to say one tool is better then another. The list below simply is a collection I have had success with in meeting my objectives. …


  5. Lab Architecture

    If you have been following along, you have seen a log of posts on various tools, tactical procedures, and systems that I have either built, tested, or recommend. Today I wanted to put some additional context around that and outline my lab architecture for two distinct purposes: …