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Ready Player One

On today’s edition of “What is Fodder reading now?”, I’ll be talking about Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. I bought this book in August last year, because of a comment I read on reddit, and it has been sitting … Continue reading

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Good Things Come in Small Packages

This was released yesterday, but I thought it would be more fitting to write about the AFL grand final on the 30th of September, since I could use the title that references September. After a long, long wait, we were … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Studio – Federation Square

Similar to the one in Sydney, Samsung has opened a Galaxy Studio at Federation Square, and I think it’ll be around until mid-October. If you want to play with some of Samsung’s latest gadgets, then it’s a pretty good way … Continue reading

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OWASP AppSec Day – Lessons From a Billion Breached Records

My last talk for the conference, it was pretty tough choosing between this talk and one given by Brendan Scarvell, who claims to be able to cook 2 minute noodles in 1 minute and 57 seconds. However, I’ve been following … Continue reading

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OWASP AppSec Day – Wrangling Security & Identity

The second last talk I attended at the conference was on the topic of managing multiple AWS accounts while still keeping secure. The speaker was Andrew Bienert, a security architect at SEEK. Andrew started by saying that the median time … Continue reading

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OWASP AppSec Day – Dev Guide to XSS

Next stop on the security conference trip is XSS – Cross-site scripting. The speaker was Felix Shi, another security expert from New Zealand. He was also really funny and I think this was my favourite talk out of all the … Continue reading

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OWASP AppSec Day – How to Spot a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

This was a talk on account takeover, by Nick Malcolm, a security consultant at SafeStack. He reminded me a lot of MrMoustache – mostly because he sounds a lot like him. He was a really engaging speaker, I loved listening … Continue reading

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