TEK or DIE

TEK or DIE

When you’re so ruthlessly determined to use technology to establish a better life, then it’s Tek or Die. Latest episodes here: https://tekordie.com

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December 3, 2022 8 min

It's not easy to get a remote job due to high competition. Not only do you have to compete with everyone in your city, you also have to compete against job seekers from all across the country. Heading into 2023, the number of jobseekers for remote work is ridiculously high. 

How are you going to stand out when everyone is applying for the same jobs as you? Is it even worth the hassle? 

Or, maybe there's a couple of clever tip...

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Making the decision about which type of sales career to pursue can be tough. You want to make sure you pick the right path for you, but there are so many factors to consider!

Not only do you need to think about your job security and earning potential, but you also need to be aware of how product knowledge and sales cycle length can affect your ability to perform well.

Keep listening as I break down the 4 most important things you nee...

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You may have heard that the tech sales industry is growing rapidly. If you're interested in pursuing a career in this field, here are some reasons why you should consider a career in tech sales:

  • The tech sales industry is still growing rapidly. There are plenty of opportunities for those who are interested in pursuing a career in this field.
  • The benefits of a career in tech sales include job security, good pay, and the opportunit...
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    November 10, 2022 15 min

    There are many reasons why someone like you might want to get into tech sales. The pay can be very lucrative. You can work from anywhere in the world. And since this is a tech-related field, you will always have the opportunity to learn and grow in your career.

    However, there are some common challenges you have to overcome in order to switch into a career in tech sales. It will also take hard work, dedication, and the right gameplan...

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    October 25, 2022 4 min

    Every day we get bombarded with the negativity of the world. On the news, on the street, and on our phones. It feels like the whole world is going crazy. Sometimes, we can barely convince ourselves to get out of bed. 

    Once you add on all of the problems that life throws our way, it can be too much to bear. And that’s when it’s time to get away. Disappear from the world, and find your peace. 

    I invite you to take a trip away from the ...

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    October 21, 2022 57 min

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    Gas station credit card scams (also known as credit card skimming) can affect anyone who uses their credit or debit cards at ATMs, gas stations, restaurants or retail stores.

    A skimmer is a device installed on card readers that collects card numbers. Criminals will later recover and use this stolen info for fraudulent purchases. In this episode, we talk about how this scheme works, how...

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    September 28, 2022 42 min

    Taylor V. stops by as we recap DEF CON 30 out in Las Vegas. There was a lot of ground to cover, so check out the show notes for some of this episode’s main talking points including some of our favorite villages. 

    Show Notes

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 1:30 Line Con
  • 2:20 Badge life
  • 4:20 Favorite Village 
  • 8:00 Conference networking
  • 12:00 Badge life of the party
  • 18:05 Merch Life
  • 23:21 OSINT Challenge
  • 27:25 Black Girls Hack
  • 28:25 Hotel Advice
  • 30:00 Girls Hack Vill...
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    Angelo Crawford, founder of IOCYBER, stops by to discuss his cybersecurity career, his current business venture IOCYBER, and how to stay on the path to success in tech, while dealing with personal and professional challenges.   

    Angelo “AG” Crawford is the founder and CEO of IOCYBER, a cyber security consulting firm that helps organizations reduce their security risk. IOCYBER’s expertise focuses on preventing the loss of value, trus...

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    August 19, 2022 10 min

    Here are my thoughts on how to start your journey into the world of web penetration testing. This journey isn’t for the weak. If this is something you truly want, then be prepared to fully embrace a mindset of constant learning, curiosity, and tenacity.

    The focus of this episode is on getting into the right mindset, while choosing which technologies you should start to learn. I will have a follow-up episode on how to become a web pe...

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    August 10, 2022 7 min

    A hacker can set up an evil twin network in order to steal people's information. But how are these networks configured?

    And what happens to that info?


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    There is so much to unpack when breaking down the Security+ certification exam. This is the first in a series of reviews designed to illuminate concepts and tactics that will help you pass the exam. Specifically, this episode examines three forms of digital attacks: Zero Days, DDOS, and Logic Bombs.

    Episode Flow

  • 0:20 - Test anxiety
  • 1:30 - Zero Day attacks
  • 4:47 - DDOS attacks
  • 7:28 - Logic Bomb attacks
  • 10:10 - CIA t...
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    July 4, 2022 13 min

    In this episode, Taylor V and I review her questions about landing her first tech job. Specifically, I will go over the different types of companies to apply to, building your portfolio of knowledge, and how to generate confidence in yourself while building your value. The goal is to “Make Them Say Yes”.


    EPISODE FLOW

  • 01:00   Can you thrive in chaos?
  • 04:00   How to deal with the “no experience” problem?
  • 06:30   A web developer portfoli...
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    June 24, 2022 8 min

    Occasionally, your Mom and Dad may need some computer tech support. But you’ve got so much going on. You can barely keep up with your own problems. But that’s okay. People like me are here to help with tech support for your parents.

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    June 9, 2022 8 min

     In today’s class, we’ll do a deep dive into some of the common expectations of the Network Analyst job role.

    In the office network analysts are to ensure that network technology enhances business operations.

    To be more specific, this includes 

  • analyzing network performance, 
  • providing network support, 
  • and performing system maintenance tasks.
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    June 1, 2022 14 min

    In this episode, I will talk about how to start a web design business. Specifically, I will go over  business concepts you should focus on to maximize revenue potential ASAP. 

    These concepts include how to leverage marketplace marketing, ‘niching down’ to dominate a target market, and a shrewd tip for creating the social proof you need to attract new clients. 

    Freelance Websites:

  • Upwork.com
  • Fiverr.com

  • CRM Applications:

  • Zoho.com
  • Monday.com

  • ...

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    May 18, 2022 10 min

    DEF CON is one of the world's largest and most notable hacker conventions, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ebony Nyenya breaks down how to enjoy the convention without getting hacked. 

    Concepts covered in this episode include:

    Security+ Objective 1.4:  Given a scenario, analyze potential indicators associated with network attacks.

  • Wireless
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID)
  • On-path attack (previously known as man-in-the-...
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    May 12, 2022 33 min

    John Davy and Ebony Nyenya talk about this year’s DEF CON 30th anniversary conference. Their conversation focuses on what “villages” they’re most interested in attending at the conference.  

    DEF CON is one of the world's largest and most notable hacker conventions, held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. DC 30 will be held August 11th through August 14th.  

    The conference is a great venue to learn about all angles of cybersecurity. A...

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    April 27, 2022 10 min

    He's the hacker. She's learning on the job. Listen as they both face-off in the ultimate pentest. 

    Each other.
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    Concepts covered in this episode:

    Security+ Objective 1.1: Given a scenario, analyze indicators of compromise
    and determine the type of malware.

  • Backdoor

  • Security+ Objective 1.2: Compare and contrast types of attacks

  • Impersonation

  • Security+ Objective 5.3: Explain risk manage...

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    April 12, 2022 8 min

    My goal is to make sure you have a delightful experience while I eagerly strive to troubleshoot your tech support concerns. 

    What's that?

    You're a raving lunatic? 

    No problem! I love a full day of sheer lunacy and disrespect. 

    Now what's your ticket number?

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    March 31, 2022 20 min

    (featuring Ebony Nyenya).

    I used to work at this mobile rehab spot. Basically stripping broken phones for working parts that could be used to fix other broken phones.

    That spot was live, lit, and real.  Every once in awhile, I think about my time there and the people I met. Especially this one woman named Chantel.   

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