You know what’s not in my threat model? A meteor hitting a volcano…And that’s ok! Your threat modeling should be focused on the threats that are likely to impact your systems. So unless your system is your evil supervillain volcano lair, a meteor is likely out of scope. And unless you have giant space lasers,…Read More “Not in my threat model”?
People sometimes ask me about my recording setup, and I wanted to share some thoughts about recording good learning content. The most important thing I’ve learned is the importance of conceptualizing what you want it to look like. The other thing I’ve learned is that the more expensive gear is usually more expensive for decent…Read More Recording Lectures
I get this question a lot: Can distributed/remote training work as well as in person? Especially for threat modeling, where there’s a strong expectation that training involves whiteboards. (I remember one course in particular, about 15 minutes in, the buyer said: “Let’s get to the whiteboards already!”) And there’s no doubt: people learn by doing.…Read More Can Training Work Remotely?
I’ve talked about our new training, and I want to provide a little behind the scenes view. I regularly talk with folks who’ve gone through the pain of developing their own training, or worse, put others through the pain of their alpha-version training, and then paid the price in having to convince people to give…Read More Behind the Scenes: Training Development
I am very excited to announce that Linkedin Learning has released “Threat Modeling: Denial of Service and Elevation of Privilege.” This is the sixth course I’ve done with them, and completes a cycle which starts with “Learning Threat Modeling for Security Professionals,” and then steps through each of the STRIDE threats in depth. (We combined…Read More Linkedin Learning
Spudnet is a new game to teach networking and security concepts. The creators were kind enough to send me a pre-production copy, and I can tell you – it looks and feels super solid, and, more importantly, it plays well. The Kickstarter has already met its goals, and while all Kickstarters have risk, the creators…Read More Enter the SpudNet