I was pleasantly surprised a couple of years ago to learn that the ‘Digital Forensic Diaries’ series has made its way onto a couple of college reading lists, so every year around this time (folks going back to college), I’ve decided to make them free for anyone to download on Kindle. This also applies to Pen Test Diaries, and Blue Team Diaries. You can find all Kindle versions on my Amazon page here:

Note that you do not need a Kindle to read Kindle books.

Hopefully, this is one less expense, and helps contribute in some small way to new folks learning the field!

I’m super excited to reveal the first installment in a new series of short stories, the Blue Team Diaries. As you can probably guess, the focus is on the Blue Team — the team responsible for monitoring and environment for security problems and responding accordingly.

To create these stories, I’ve…

I’ve spent the best part of the last 10 years triaging Bug Bounty reports that are submitted to the various cloud service providers that I’ve been charged with defending. I’ve also submitted a number of Bug Bounty reports over the years.

With these dual perspectives in mind, I wanted to…

Mike Sheward

Information security professional specializing in SecOps, IR and Digital Forensics. Author of the Digital Forensic Diaries, and now, the Pen Test Diaries.

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