Docendo discimus (Latin "by teaching, we learn")
1. Papers / Presentations
6. Useful Tools
This is an evolving collection of notes, observations, and opinions.
Information Security Learning Resources (Microsoft Word Online Document)
Contains over forty pages of Information Security Resources for reference or to use as a curriculum for self-learning. Continuously updated.
Why Choosing the Right Password Matters
Overview of why using sufficiently complex passwords is a good idea.
Why Privacy Matters
The idea of privacy and the effects technology can (and does) have on it.
Plasma TV Break-In v120.1 (83KB)Unzip to a USB drive (or burn to CD/DVD) and run as a slideshow on a plasma television. Using these files periodically on old displays may have a positive effect on longetivity.
My RSS Feed (7KB)Mostly security related with added Twitter feeds of trusted professionals. Import into your favorite RSS reader.
Stream Youtube videos with VLC by entering a Youtube URL into Media > Open Network Stream. If unable to stream a video, check to make sure the latest version of youtube.lua is installed. For older Linux versions, pull the appropriate .lua file from the Windows version (or a newer Linux version).
Generate white noise which may help you concentrate on the task at hand.
Nuitka - Python compiler.
xonsh - Very cool Python shell.
busybox-w32 - BusyBox for Windows.
cmder - Windows console emulator
coggle - Online diagramming application.
anki - Create flash cards.
explain shell - Visually explains shell commands.
shellcheck - Simple online "debugger" for shell scripts.
Diceware password generator - More about Diceware
youtube-dl - Command line youtube video downloader. Requires Python.
showterm - Record the terminal and upload for presentation/training.
asciinema - Another terminal recorder.
v.gd - URL shortener with security warning. Shorten a long URL and maintain some semblence of integrity.
pyenv - Easy way to run multiple Python interpreters on a single machine.
tcc - Tiny C Compiler. Small, portable, simple C compiler.
vlc - Excellent media player.
StartPage - Search using Google privately.
duck duck go - Search engine with privacy by default.
draw.io - Cool online diagram/chart tool.
Analog Expressions - Feeding the fountain pen habit.
Nooder's Pens and Ink