My Goals

It's often hard for me to admit that I have been successful in my ventures. So this page is for me as much as it is for you.

2022 Goals

Let's aim for a better year!

  • Present at a conference in person
  • Learn To Code
  • Strengthen Fundamental Security Skills
  • Read 15 Books
  • Completed: Take a chance on something big - Became a SR Technical Trainer at GRIMM

2022 Book List

  • This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race
  • Name Redacted: Book on medical issues
  • Name Redacted: Second book on medical issues
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Currently Reading: Compliance, Incident Response, and Penetration Testing
  • Currently Reading: Fierce Fairytails
  • Currently Reading: Braving the Wilderness
  • Reading Next: Compute and Configuration Management

2021 Goals

Plain and simple. Survive and make the most out of every opportunity!

Notable 2021 accomplishments
  • First Keynote! Devops Days Texas
  • SANS webinar with Malware Jake
  • Earned GCSA (Certified Security Automation)
  • Spoke at over 25 events

2020 Goals

Get Certified!
  • Gsec by May (Achieved in June)
  • Security Plus Certification by June (Achieved)
  • GCIH Certification (Achieved)
Read 20 books
So close!
  • Holiday Greeting From Sugar and Spice
  • Nobody’s Victim
  • GCIH Certification (Achieved)
  • Marbles
  • Cuckoo’s Egg
  • Security +
  • SEC 401.1: Network Security Essentials
  • SEC 401.2: Defense-in-Depth and Attacks
  • SEC 401.3: Threat Management
  • SEC 401.4: Cryptography, Incident Response, and Risk Management
  • SEC 401.5: Windows Security
  • SEC 401.6: Linux Security
  • Sec 504.1: Incident Handling Step-by-Step and Computer Crime Investigation
  • Sec 504.2: Computer and Network Hacker Exploits Part 1
  • Sec 504.3: Computer and Network Hacker Exploits Part 2
  • Sec 504.4: Computer and Network Hacker Exploits Part 3
  • Dissecting The Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network

So what am I working on now?