Migration TWO21

For the second time this year I’m migrating an old MacBook Pro to its replacement. It seems rather strange calling the M1 old given I only bought it in June, however, it was never intended to be a long-term computer given limitations with connectivity. Were it not for its being hobbled I could happily have... Continue Reading →

Cyber Week that was

Little did I know when planning long service leave periods last year that this week was going to end up being used to not only commence my latest unit in Digital Forensics, but I’d also be attending my first cyber security conference, Cyber Week 2021. The first four days were assigned to the conference, again... Continue Reading →

The Last Duel

Just back from seeing Matt Damon and Adam Driver’s The Last Duel. An interesting movie that is told essentially as three versions of a story: the plaintiff, the defendant and the accuser. Set in the late 1300s, Damon’s character Jean de Carrouges kicks the movie of with the battle to save a bridge at Limoges... Continue Reading →

Silencing the noise

Like me, are you tired of being over notified by your applications? It seems like many websites now are requesting permissions to join the mix too, umm why? I can’t understand what possible reason they might have in requesting and always click the “hell no” button. Worst of all are social media apps, you no... Continue Reading →

Quickest Mac Upgrade Ever

I have never upgraded a Mac this quickly, however, the limitations imposed upon the MacBook Pro M1 with only a single external screen makes working on it as a geek just that little bit more difficult. That said, the M1 has truly been quite a surprising machine, its battery life has been outstanding. Today, Apple... Continue Reading →

Finding the time

My latest unit has been a busy one with assessments occupying much of my time. Learning how to (ethically) hack into computers for the first time took quite some learning, some tasks proving quite difficult to achieve, and yet others blindly obvious. Back of mind whilst doing this was my knowing I needed to prepare... Continue Reading →

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