Dennis Cahillane Resume
Some things I've done
I've built computers from parts to booting
I've run Linux as my desktop OS since 1997 (I prefer Debian testing these days.)
I made a tiny docs-only
contribution to Signal
Gotten a blog post to
#1 on Hacker News
a technical blog post
that gets steady traffic after 3+ years.
Solved the stockfighter.io CTF. (Sadly it was removed from the web.)
Scraped a popular blog, made a books site from it,
got tweeted about by the blog's primary author
Built a (failed) game server hosting company. But
the software worked
and really spun up servers in a data center!
On my web products I do everything: design, DNS, hosting, coding, marketing, sales.
the first two sets of
and still going strong.
Passed the bar exam
Got an A+ from SSL reports.
InfoSec books I liked
Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon
Rise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History
Unmasked: The Man Behind The Silk Road
Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos
Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous
The Web Application Hacker's Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws
This Machine Kills Secrets: Julian Assange, the Cypherpunks, and Their Fight to Empower Whistleblowers
Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World
Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime-from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door
Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet
Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography