Nmap

Nmap is a reconnaissance program used for network discovery and security auditing, but can also be used for monitoring uptime and mapping. Nmap analyses and manipulates raw IP packets to determine what hosts are available on the network, what applications are running (both name and version), operating system and...

spacer

OWASP

As I mentioned in my introductory post, I am a co-founder of the Open Web Application Security Project, or OWASP, in Newcastle and decided to write about it in more detail. OWASP is a global non profit organisation which aims to improves the security of software, as well as...

spacer

BSides Manchester and perspective.

On 25th August I travelled down to BSides Manchester and spent most of my day there. This was my first security conference and I have to say I’m hooked! The atmosphere, being surrounded by people for the same passions and interests was an amazing feeling. I’d highly recommend anyone...

spacer

Introductory post

Those of you who follow me on various social networks may know that I blogged several times in a previous website about security while I was studying at university. I decided to stop updating the blog and concentrate on university which paid off as I did graduate with a...

spacer