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What have I been up to?

Well, as promised, I haven't written a post in awhile.  I've been really really busy, so I'll give you a crash course on what I've been doing that's kept me, and thoughts about things that have come to market in the past month or so.

1)  My Mother passed away.  As anyone who has had this happen knows, it's a pretty hard time, emotionally, as well as just, all the stuff you have to do.  Writing your own mother's obituary isn't necessarily a good time.  Selecting what she's going to wear, the casket, ...  just a lot.  The people that have written me and talked to me face to face have been great and I thank you all very much.

2)  VRT.  April 1st I moved to the Vulnerability Research Team at Sourcefire.  I'm one of the many other analysts responsible for writing Snort (and now recently ClamAV!) rules to detect the known, and the unknown.  It's a difficult job, it's challenging, it's fun, and it's busy.  I currently have over 100 bug…