Hi, I'm Jack. I'm currently working as a Sysadmin and have a keen interest in Security & Automation.

How my personal security backfired

Hi, Recently I was in a bit of a bad situation, I was in another city conducting interviews for some roles I was looking at pursing and went out for a few drinks afterwards and I must of got my drink spiked as the last thing I remember was getting bundled into a police car and being dropped back at my motel room with no wallet/keys/phone and barely any clothes. After waking up in…

3 Security Issues every MSP should address

Hi all, Security in the MSP world is something that I care about and something that I don't believe is being done well by at least 85% of MSP's. The MSP world is interesting in the fact that you deal with some many different sorts of business that can range from a bakery to construction companies to healthcare providers. Do all of these require the same level of protection? In a perfect world, yes! However in…

The state of application security in SMB's

For my first post I thought that I would begin with something I see just about every day. ¬†Application security within SMB's. I'm sure this is also a problem with larger companies as well however with smaller customers the software company is always the bigger fish and doesn't want to change their ways. I've seen some absolutely terrible ideas that software companies thought were the greatest thing since sliced bread. If you saw this with your…