HELLO, I AM ALLWYN MASCARENHAS
I am a information security consultant in UAE.
I am originally from Mumbai, India.
Welcome to my site, I write about my work in infosec, create lab tutorials and well..etc.
I believe that if you are either feeling lost, a sense of meaningless in life or just not very excited, then weight lifting, reading and hardcore history are some strong anchors to rest your foundation on.
This blog is also a note to self so that I don’t have to google for anything twice, hope you find something worth your while.
My Blog Posts Read my articles on my infosec labs, things I come across at work and some other stuff..
If you are going to learn cybersecurity then the first thing you realize is how you don’t really understand anything till you do it. Good job to whoever came up with; “I hear, and I forget I see, and I remember I do, and I understand.“ — not Confucius And since most of us don’t have […]
I like the nice green lock which most browsers show up with when using a proper HTTPS config with a good certificate. I like it so much that I have a trusted cert for all my lab devices. Once of which is a proxysg. And it took me a good one hour to find the […]
Had an absolute nightmare of an upgrade, and all this after following the Symantec TAC recommended upgrade path to go to 184.108.40.206 > 220.127.116.11 > 18.104.22.168. And I also upgraded the proxyasg BMC to the latest version 22.214.171.124 as well, following the steps here. So the BMC upgrade was done first and then the firmware. […]
My friend is looking for a ticketing platform for her place of work in a medium scale advertising, marketing firm. I evaluated LimeSurvery but seems development on it has stalled and things are little bit difficult to figure out. Google forms would have worked for this use case as the only requirement is to capture […]
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