One thing I particularly enjoy doing with my free time is reading - whether that be books, blogs, news articles, or research papers. This year I’ve enjoyed reading about a number of interesting topics, which I have categorized alphabetically below so as to share some of that content with you 😊 As always you can find more interesting things I’m reading over on Instapaper, but herein lies some of the best from what I’ve read this year - along with some of my favorite articles that I’ve written.
- DevSecOps Essentials: Talent
- Static Analysis: Local vs. Remote Sources
- With Technology, there’s no such thing as “Magic”
- Security is a Feature
- Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (thank you Ben for recommending this!)
- The Licanius Trilogy by James Islington (thank you Aaron for this recommendation!)
- The Next Civil War by Stephen Marche
- Why Everyone Needs a Blog by Daniel Miessler
- A hackers guide to FINDING cybersecurity jobs by Jason Haddix
- The Great Tech Salary Crash by Andre Nader
- ($) The layoff survival guide: What to do before, during and after by Danielle Abril
- Company Lessons (from YouTubes “Hot Ones”) by Haroon Meer
- Confessions of an infosec has-been by lcamtuf
- Staying warm: What does an unheated room do to your body? by James Gallagher
- ($) Record heat can bake your Steam Deck and Switch, devicemakers warn by Jonathan Lee
- COVID and the cybersecurity workforce by Kim Crawley
- Japan’s Secret to Taming the Coronavirus: Peer Pressure by Ben Dooley
- COVID and the Heart: It Spares No One by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Europe fears its industries will jet to the U.S. as energy costs force plant closures by Eleanor Beardsley
- ($) Why Everything in Tech Seems to Be Collapsing at Once by Derek Thompson
- ($) Corporate America Has a Message for the Fed About Inflation by Isabella Simonetti
- ($) Facing their first recession, Twitch streamers are tightening their belts by Nathan Grayson
- Digital Detritus by lcamtuf
- I just learned I only have months to live. This is what I want to say. by Jack Thomas; published in 2021, but I read it this year and it hit me right in the feels. May you rest in peace, Jack.
- ($) FTC brings action against CEO of alcohol delivery company over data breach by Cat Zakrzewski
- Ex-Twitter exec blows the whistle, alleging reckless and negligent cybersecurity policies by Donie O’Sullivan, Clare Duffy and Brian Fung
- Which Security Hill Will You Die On? by Helen Patton
- Rogue HackerOne employee steals bug reports to sell on the side by Ionut Ilascu
- ($) ‘They are preparing for war’: An expert on civil wars discusses where political extremists are taking this country by KK Ottesen
- ($) Why the Past 10 Years of American Life have been Uniquely Stupid by Jonathan Haidt
- TikTok Risks Are Compounded By Its Success by Tom Uren
- AI Art Just Opened The Threat to Human Work We Were Expecting from AGI by Daniel Miessler
- Welcome to hell, Elon by Nilay Patel
- Mercedes locks faster acceleration behind a $1,200 annual paywall by Jess Weatherbed
As always, thanks again for stopping by 😊 While I prepare my next blog post on preparing for the Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certification, you can
git checkout other (usually off-topic) content I’m reading over at Instapaper - or read my series on the DevSecOps Essentials if you want to learn from my mistakes when starting your journey into DevSecOps.
Until next time, remember to
git commit && stay classy!
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