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Hacking

OSCP Week 2

Getting back into it!

Following on in the series from my previous post – My OSCP Diary – Week 1 I continue my offensive security professional certification journey!

So, after a break in my training schedule (pro tip, ask Offensive Security (Offsec) to pause your PWK lab time – I didn’t which was stupid) I’m back into the PWK labs!

The first thing I realised after having ~ 40 days break was taking that long a gap isn’t the best idea (but hey holidays and life have to happen right!) I got back into the lab and looked at my attack Visio blankly for a bit, realising the task ahead of me had a lot of servers still in it!

I think the first box I decided to hit was pain, as its name says this box is not easy as is considered an OSCP boss box, as its name says, it’s painful but quite fun once you have cracked it. Read more “OSCP Week 2”

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My OSCP Diary – Week 1

A long time ago in a more civilised age

I’ve been working on the technology industry for the last 17 years, planning, designing, building and operating solutions since I was able to access the internet. I’ve been working the last 10 years as a consultant architect (across a number of domains) working with clients to understand their businesses, their technology needs, current deployments, gaps, road map and create solutions to enable their businesses, but you can’t do that if you introduce risks to businesses by creating unnecessary and unwanted security risks.

I’ve delivered services directly for and as part of a supply chain for a large range of organisation verticals from global media organisations, logistic firms, retail, telecommunications, media & entertainment through to local authorities, central government agencies, armed forces and the metropolitan police. Read more “My OSCP Diary – Week 1”