Security, Technology

Comptia SY0-501(Security+) Study Notes – 1.2 Understanding Attackers

I am working my way through the online course “Cert Prep: CompTIA Security+” by Michael Chapple. This is available on Lynda and LinkedIn Learning. These are my study notes- 1.2.1 Cyber-security Adversaries Attackers come in different forms. Some of the ways they might differ are: internal vs external attackers Their level of sophistication Access to resources Motivation Intent Attackers range…

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Security, Technology

Comptia SY0-501(Security+) Study Notes – 1.1 Malware

I am working my way through the online course “Cert Prep: CompTIA Security+” by Michael Chapple. This is available on Lynda and LinkedIn Learning. These are my study notes- 1.1.1 Comparing viruses, worms and Trojans All malware has 2 parts: Propagation Mechanism- the way that a malware object spreads Payload- The malicious action that the malware performs Viruses These are…

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Health & Fitness, Life

Time Restricted Feeding – Dr Rhonda Patrick

In this video Dr Rhonda Patrick and Dr. Satchin Panda discuss what ‘Time Restricted Feeding’ is and the benefits it has for the body. The video goes for 90 minutes but there is some great information in there. If you don’t have the time to watch the video, check out my notes below     What is the circadian clock? Every…

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Life

Prioritise & Execute

We all know what its like trying to deal with that ever growing list of tasks. You get stressed just looking at the tasks and spend more time worrying about the list then actually working and dealing with any of the tasks. The following is some sound advice taken from the book ‘Extreme Ownership’ “Even the most competent of leaders…

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PowerShell, Technology

Powershell: Automating Exiting Users

Introduction I have being playing around with Powershell a lot more lately and trying to learn and utilise it as much as possible. One of the repetitive tasks we deal with is when a student exits the school. There are a number of steps in AD that have to be undertaken each time a student leaves. These include: Disable the…

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