Cisco 2960G Factory Reset

Resetting a Cisco 2960G to factory defaults is about as easy as it gets. Connect a standard Cisco serial cable from the 2960G to your  laptop. Unplug the switch. Hold down the “Mode” button while you plug the switch in. You will eventually get a “switch:” prompt. Type “flash_init”. Type “del flash:config.text”. Type “del flash:vlan.dat”. […]

Read More

How to install Microsoft Powershell in Kali Linux 2018.4

Looks like you cannot install Microsoft Powershell in Kali Linux 2018.4 without chasing down your own depenancies.  It took only a little legwork, but I found everything that I needed, now I can save you the time and effort. wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/i/icu/libicu57_57.1-6+deb9u2_amd64.deb wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/i/icu/icu-devtools_57.1-6+deb9u2_amd64.deb wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/u/ust/liblttng-ust0_2.9.0-2+deb9u1_amd64.deb wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/libu/liburcu/liburcu4_0.9.3-1_amd64.deb wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/u/ust/liblttng-ust-ctl2_2.9.0-2+deb9u1_amd64.deb dpkg -i libicu57_57.1-6+deb9u2_amd64.deb dpkg -i icu-devtools_57.1-6+deb9u2_amd64.deb dpkg […]

Read More

My CISSP Experience

So why CISSP? Well the Certified Information Systems Security Professional from (ISC)² seems to have a fairly decent reputation.  Interestingly enough, they even claim to have no brain dumps available – so this further adds to the prestige of the certification.   Mostly I wanted to give this exam a go to add to my knowledge in everything […]

Read More