Networks Are Made Of String

Networks, Android, Big Data & DevOps

16 September 2017

Blockchain, Crypto, Sharing, Malware - Fear of the Internet

In the past week I've been in several discussions on Twitter regarding the 'crisis' of Cyber crime, the 'problems' with the 'legitimacy' of blockchains, the 'respect' of copyright, Governments claims of a desire for a 'liberal, open, free and safe' Internet, then on Friday someone attempted to detonate an IED, talking heads and the papers were quick to condemn the Internet.

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10 July 2017

Continuous Deployment with OpenBSD, Ansible and Gitlab CI Runners

CI/CD is something that many organisations aspire to but the idea of "flicking the switch" inspires dread. With my latest little project I decided that I would do CI/CD from the very start to prevent the fear of automated deploys

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28 June 2017

GPG Key Rotation and MX Migration

The GPG key that I've been using (648A D02C B24B FE36 D601 C976 AD43 71CA DE73 1050) was created on January 15th 2014. In that time it has migrated between 3 laptops, an Intel NUC and has been stored on several encrypted USB pens.

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20 May 2017

Automating BGP on OpenBSD with Ansible

BrassHornCommunications is 99% OpenBSD and in January Vultr announced support for OpenBSD virtual machines, not only that but they also support BGP peering from virtual machines!

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