About

Michael aka “the mechanic” is an Information Security Practitioner with over a decade of experience. He is an avid Slackware Linux user, coder, motorcycle rider, and movie watcher. You can find him playing with packets or spending time with his wife and daughter. Follow him on twitter @tankmek

Laptop Setup

Lenovo Thinkpad X220 w/ Ultrabase III
16GB RAM
1TB Samsung SSD 840 PRO
Samsung SSD 850 EVO mSATA 500GB
OS: Slackware Linux x86_64
DE: Xfce
WM: i3

 

HomeLab Setup

Dell R710 SFF
112 GB RAM
OS: ESXi  (Samsung 960 EVO 500GB NVMe – M.2)
Lycom DT-120 M.2 PCIe to PCIe 3.0 x4 Adapter
Dual Intel Xeon X5670
IBM ServeRaid M1015 (Crossflashed to  LSI 9211-8i IT mode)
PowerEdge R710 Power Supply 870W
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CERTIFICATIONS

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