One of the silver linings of my job evaporating due to the pandemic is that I suddenly had a lot of free time to try some new things. The best of those new things by far was my five weeks in The Undercroft’s inaugural UC Baseline cybersecurity course. What is The Undercroft? The Undercroft […]
The final event of UC Baseline, The Undercroft’s cybersecurity training program, was the Capture the Flag competition, which took place last Friday morning. In computing “Capture the Flag” events, the flag isn’t a physical one, but some kind of challenge. Sometimes, it’s something you need to retrieve from a program, website, or even a piece […]
The class portion of UC Baseline — the cybersecurity training program offered by The Undercroft, Tampa Bay’s security guild — ended yesterday with the final day of Python 101, which marks the end of classes. Every weekday for the past five weeks, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., I’ve been in a classroom (masked and socially […]
If you take The Undercroft’s five-week cybersecurity course, UC Baseline, you will have to absorb a lot of material. Right now, I feel like the cat in the video above.
Last week was week 3 of the inaugural class of UC Baseline, the 5-week cybersecurity program offered by Tampa Bay’s security guild/coworking space/clubhouse for merry tech pranksters The Undercroft. This week has been all about operating systems, and Monday to Wednesday were devoted to Linux (which I wrote about earlier). The remainder of the week, […]
It’s the end of Week 3 of the inaugural class of UC Baseline, the cybersecurity program offered by Tampa Bay’s security guild/coworking space/clubhouse for merry tech pranksters The Undercroft. This week has been all about operating systems, with Monday to Wednesday devoted to Linux, and Thursday and Friday set aside for that contradiction in terms […]
It’s Monday, July 27th, which means that I’ve completed the Hardware 101 portion of the 5-week UC Baseline cybersecurity training program offered by Tampa Bay’s security guild, The Undercroft! Here’s a quick rundown of what I’ve posted so far about my experiences… Joey’s Bizarre Adventure (or: I’m in The Undercroft’s “UC Baseline” cybersecurity education program!) […]