Rift Recon Blog — Education

Rift Recon Beginner Series Presents: Picking Locks 101 with Aaron Autrand

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Get ready to start yelling at your television.I’m going to make a guess here. Heist flicks, caper films, con-man stories…you eat them up. Even the bad ones. You’ve fancied yourself a master thief, you just lack some of the required skills (and would like to avoid the inside of a jail cell).So maybe you aren’t cut out for a life of crime, but that doesn’t mean you won’t eagerly lap up a rerun of Ocean’s 11, or an episode of Leverage, or something else along those lines.I’m the same way, but this weekend I found myself shaking my head in...

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Introducing the ‘Rift Recon Beginner Series’ with Aaron Autrand

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Rift Recon has spent two years assisting and collaborating with some of the most brilliant and innovative minds in the security industry. In doing so, we’ve categorized ourselves as adhering to a certain level of quality and expertise, and have recently intuited that that level may feel inaccessible to folks who are just testing the waters of cyber security, physical security, or both. As a result, we polled a vast number of our beginner and intermediate level trainees and company allies and determined there was a demand for a more elementary approach to certain skills we advertise. Thus the “Rift...

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BOOKS, JOURNALS, AND OTHER RESOURCES

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As we draw closer to the official launch of Rift Recon on July 27th, staff here at Rift have been discussing which written resources we utilize in our daily work to get the job done. From that conversation, we drew up an initial list - and then realized that our readers, friends and clients might like to see it. We hope that by sharing our list, you’ll find the books and other resources we recommend as useful as we have. Here we present, for your edification and inspiration - Rift’s page of recommended Books, Journals, and Other Resources. This page is...

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