Birth of the Internet

This week marked an anniversary that most may not have observed. On Oct 1, 1969, a small team of engineers installed IMP #2 at the Stanford Research Center and the Internet was born.

Making Use of Free Time

Advent of Code

So since this whole COVID-19 thing started, I’ve had a lot of free time on my hands. Yes, I’ve suddenly become a teacher (I’m taking care of my oldest, while Liz takes care of our youngest) but I am only working at the office one week out of every three. That gives me a lot of time. I decided among other things to work on my Python (a lot). So I went back to the 2015 Advent of Code and just started going away. So here are the first five days of the 2015 Advent of Code.

Advent of Code

Advent of Code

If you are looking for a fun way to work on your coding skills over the next 25 days or so I would encourage you to check out advent of code. This is a project run by Eric Wastle.

Cyber Warrant Bonus Follow-Up


My last post about the $80K bonus for Cyber Warrants got a lot of comments on Facebook. A lot of them focused on two key things, the kind of odd restrictions built around it (as far as timelines go), and then the fact that 255S were not included in it.

Computer Network Operations Development Program (CNODP) Class of 2023

Computer Code

Yesterday HRC released MILPER message 19-233 which announced applications for the Computer Network Operations Development Program (CNODP) class of 2023.  For those of you not familiar with it, CNODP is the Army’s school for training future cyber tool developers.  CNODP is comprised of the System and Network Interdisciplinary Program (SNIP), the Global Network Exploitation and Vulnerability Analyst (GNEVA) Development Program (GDP), and the Joint Cyber Development Program (JCDP).