ALFA AWUS036ACH External WiFi Adapter on Kali

Getting wireless units that work properly in Kali with modern feature sets seems to be a continuous challenge. I’ve had mixed results over the years with shoddy support for anything outside of vanilla 2.4GHz networks. However, recently I picked up an Alfa AWUS036ACH adapter with a great, modern, set of wireless capabilities. This article steps through a basic install of the device in Kali.

Practical NIST CSF Worksheet

A quick preemptive thank you for those that attended my talk on “Practical Application of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework” for SecureWorld Charlotte 2017. As mentioned in the presentation I’ve put together a modified version of a basic CSF worksheet that has expanded capabilities intended to help out the CSF practitioner Read more…

ELK Stack Parsing Apache Log Files

Anyone looking at log management for various reasons has probably heard the name ELK thrown around whenever the conversation turns to open source solutions. This stack is composed of three different tools, Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana which come together to form a pretty good tool for digging through various logs. Read more…