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PSA: Beware of sudo on OS X by Ron [source]

Ron describes the OS X sudo issue that is not present in my current OS X 10.13.6 because of this post was from 2015. You will learn about the sudo option tty_tickets.

Linux workstation security checklist by Trevor Bramwell [source]

Maybe you will be disappointed, but most parts of security is a tedious checklist that should be automated. Here is a Linux security checklist. The right starting point to learn about Linux security.

Is RSS still worth the time? by ciokan Hacker News author [source]

My answer is a firm YES for 2020. RSS is the most elegant way to monitor feed from various sources. Here you can read still relevant HackerNews discussion from 2015.

Testing TLS/SSL encryption [source]

If you need to test your TLS/SSL encryption from the cmd line, you should try this tool. By exploring cmd options, you can extend your knowledge about this topic.


A podcast episode about Declan O’Riordan 3 epiphanies of security testing over a pint of Guinness.

Security Testing Pathway by Katrina Clokie [source]

Katrina created various self-development pathway blog posts for software testers. This pathway is a tool to help guide your self-development in security testing. It includes a variety of steps that you may approach linearly or by hopping about to those that interest you most.

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