Author: Daly

Tevora & Immersive Labs CTF 2021

I recently took part in the Tevora & Immersive Labs CTF. I was surprised by the content, rather than a ‘standard’ CTF, it had a lot of focus on analysis of compromise and tasks with OSINT. The process for submitting flags was a little different too. For most tasks, you’d have multiple questions to complete…

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Security+

After procrastinating for a couple of months, I set a date and sat the Security+ exam. I didn’t do too much revision for this, I skimmed an old Sybex ebook that I had on the Kindle app from back when I couldn’t afford the exam, I thought this would be enough alongside my real world…

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HTB Cyber Apocalypse CTF

After seeing some interesting updates from Hack The Box about funding on LinkedIn, I found a very exciting post about a CTF that they were running called Cyber Apocalypse. I left it pretty late to sign up as I didn’t think I’d get a lot of time, our baby needs a lot of attention &…

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OSCP vs OSWE

In late 2019 I completed the requirements for the Offensive Security Certified Professional certification. It was challenging and a bit more stressful than the eCPPT examination I’d passed before this. It was 24 hours of trying to break into systems that sometimes lead you down a wrong path and ate into your examination hours. The…

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