Managing Applocker with Chef, and a Lesson on Windows Character Encodings

Wanna learn about character encodings on Windows? Me neither! But unfortunately, I had to for a recent project. What follows is the generic journey I went through and how I learned a bit more than I expected about character encodings on Windows systems, and open sourced some new Chef cookbooks for managing AppLocker along the way.

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Repurposing an ESP8266 as a Stock Ticker

A while back a good buddy of mine gave me a pretty sweet little arduino. It’s purpose was to reach out to the osquery github periodically and get the number of open pull requests and issues we had open, which was pretty relevant to me for some time.

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