Teaching Security Certifications in New Mexico

Glenn at work

I’ve been trying for some seven years to get the University of New Mexico to let me start offering hard-core cyber-security (i.e. hacking) certification courses, without even a whiff of success until recently. The Marketing Department and Custom Training division surveyed our captive audience, which is pretty sizable: Sandia National Labs, Los Alamos National Labs, …

My Years With Hacker Highschool: Should We Be Training Hackers?

Glenn Norman

Flash forward from my first conversations on LinkedIn with Pete Herzog in 2010 to February of 2015, and one of the most persistent topics about Hacker Highschool: Should we be doing what we were doing at all? Were we training evil little script-kiddies, or maybe al-Qaida? That whole line of thinking leads straight back to …

My Years With Hacker Highschool: In The Beginning

Glenn at work

This is post 2 of 4 in the series “[ Hacker Highschool ]” I first started talking with Pete Herzog through LinkedIn in 2010. His pocket institute, ISECOM, had produced some really interesting material, including the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) and Hacker Highschool (HHS). Lots of his ideas were great, but wrapped …

Hacker Highschool: Foreword and Copyright Statement

This is post 1 of 4 in the series “[ Hacker Highschool ]” Foreword From Glenn Norman, Project Manager, 2012-1016 Downloads: http://gnorman.org/2017/05/16/hacker-highschool-download-uncut-lessons/ As I’ve described in an earlier entry, I first got in touch with Pete Herzog and ISECOM (http://isecom.org) in 2010 through LinkedIn because, as a professional editor, I thought I could make a …