Brett's Ramblings


An expert is just one page in a book ahead of you

Let me dispel your notion of what an “expert” is. An expert is someone who has more information than you. That’s it. Imagine being stranded on a deserted island with a group of people and only one knows how to fish. That person just became an ex...

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Should you improve your DFIR skills on your personal time?

Almost two years ago, I wrote about burning out in DFIR (“Only race cars should burn out"). I still stand by what I wrote at the time and if you haven’t read the post, take a read of it to maybe get a tip or two that could be helpful for you or someo...

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TikTok is like a big, greasy cheeseburger. We know it is bad for us, but don't care.

Short version: Any social media platform can be compared to the biggest, greasiest cheeseburger that you can find.  You know that the cheeseburger is unhealthy, but you choose to eat it anyway. TikTok is worse for you than a cheeseburger Many of...

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