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I am Wirzka: human being driven by passion, curiosity and willingness to learn.

I like to learn how the magic happens, and I like even more share this learning with others.

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Why job hunting is ruining me (and probably you too)

Hey, there! With this blog post, I would like to tell you about some thoughts on job hunting that are running in my mind for a while. A sort of disclaimer I don鈥檛 know who are you, where are you from, what have you been through, so I can鈥檛 say if what you鈥檙e going to read here could fit your life. Regardless, I hope it is going to help you or provide you some interesting input for further consideration....

February 9, 2022 路 8 min 路 wirzka

OSCP: wirzka's two cents

Intro and how to read this article On August 30th I passed the OSCP exam. Please, before jumping into reading this article, let me explain how it is structured. My aim is to provide a clear overview of the whole OSCP journey. Therefore, I divided it into two bigger sections: The first one is about an-high level overview of the journey itself. So I tell you my background, what the OSCP is, what is not....

November 10, 2021 路 20 min 路 wirzka

CTF: I failed

I took the process the wrong way 2020 has been quite a weird year for me and not just because of covid-19. I鈥檝e earned my Sec+, I鈥檝e read more InfoSec related books, I鈥檝e spent a lot of time on TryHackMe and OverTheWire platforms, I鈥檝e switched my job (again) and I鈥檝e started the University. It is a lot of changing, at least for me and that鈥檚 why I lost sight. Yes, I have to admit it, I failed and I鈥檓 gonna explain it to you so that may help you....

December 7, 2020 路 5 min 路 wirzka

CompTIA Security+: My journey exposed

Intro Today I would like to expose my path to the Security+, hoping that this is going to be useful for someone out there. The CompTIA Security+ is a vendor-neutral entry-level certification for the Information Technology sector. In this post, I am not going to talk about the details of this cert, so if you don鈥檛 already have a basic knowledge about it, you can get it on CompTIA鈥檚 official website....

February 20, 2021 路 5 min 路 wirzka

Stay up to date with the CSIRT鈥檚 alerts using Python

The beginning Did you ever find yourself doing the same task everyday? Booting up your computer, logging in, checking the e-mails, checking your news feed, etc.. I don鈥檛 know if you did, but I absolutely did. Every morning I was doing the entire process, until a day I came out with the idea to automate at least one of the processes: monitor the CSIRT鈥檚 alerts. So it all began. The CSIRT The Italian Computer Security Incident Response Team provides some services directly on his website, the alerting of security threats is one of them....

September 3, 2020 路 3 min 路 wirzka