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My name is Colby Farley. I am a researcher, security enthusiast, and malware analyst. For most of my time you will see me studying or getting hands on doing tests. Bringing awareness to the threats that we face in security is important to me. If you have any questions please feel free to leave a message on my blog.
What I have been working on so far:

2015: A+, Network+, Security+, 98-365, 70-680, 70-685, 70-686, VCA, Project+, ACA, Storage+
2016: 98-364, VCP, Linux+, CCENT, CCNA, 70-689, CCNA Security, PTS, B.S. in Information Technology – Security!

2017: Cloud+, CEH, ITIL, Mobility+, Splunk Certified Power User, AWS Solutions Associate, GCIH, PTP, GCIA, LPIC-2

Non-Certification Books: Active Directory, Group Policy, PowerShell in a Month of Lunches, Kerberos Definitive Guide, Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, Windows File System Troubleshooting, Windows Registry Troubleshooting, The Basics of Digital Forensics, The Art of Deception, Practice of Network Security Monitoring, Applied Network Security Monitoring, Splunk Essentials

Financial Books: The Total Money Makeover, The Bogleheads Guide to Investing

Car Books:


Certificates achieved: A+, N+, S+, MTA: Server, MTA: Database, VCA-DCV, P+, Storage+, MCSA W7, MCITP W7 (x2), VCP, CCNA Security, CCENT, CCNA R/S, MCSA W8, eJPT, Splunk Power User, LPIC-1, 

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