Tag Archives: principles

TLP Case Study – Emergency Room

TLP: Tactical Lock Picking. A case study of a few security issues from the field. It’s not rocket surgery but I gotta tell ya, sometimes completely smashing open the illusion of security really makes me feel like a James Bond or a Jason Bourne for a few minutes, a break from being a regular guy

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Social Engineering

Book Review “Social Engineering”

Up front: Book Review of Social Engineering Some things I took from this book: Especially for Lock Picking and Entry training, I took two short lessons┬áthat I’ll never forget “Those who build walls think differently than those who seek to go over, under, around, or through them” and [It’s often easier to hack people]. You

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Leadership Quote of the day – 001

“I don’t know what is taking you people so long. I was able to do it in FIVE minutes!” – Some idiot O-4 Here’s the setup: There is BS training that has to get done ASAP. God, I can’t even move forward yet because there are so many problems with that first line. The “Training”

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Leadership Problems in the Field: Accountability

Over the years in my military and law enforcement careers I have developed a set of principles that apply to leadership and training and operating amongst other life avenues. One of my 10 major principles is “Accountability. It’s not rocket surgery.” Today at my unit someone received an award: “…went above and beyond contacting another

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Oh “Instructor School” is a requirement? Interesting.

OK. So. No shit, there I was. Department is broke so they can’t pay me over-time pay. So I missed a whole shift on the streets so that I could attend “really freaking important” annual training. It started out great: Learned an intro to Riot Control for about 4.5 hours of Powerpoint. Now my file

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