Cyber Mixology

Cyber Mixology, my personal blog about Cyber Security, Leadership, Mixology, and more. I’m Steve Edwards (call me sedward5), a husband, father, n00b, and the Director of Detection and Response Engineering at Expel. Previously I worked at Attentive Mobile, Cisco Secure, Duo Security, and Eastern Michigan University. I blog from time to time and use this site as a reference for myself.

What I’m mixing up

See posts across all of the interests of my the Chief Cyber Mixologist. Typically I like to post about my thoughts and experiences as a neurodivergent people leader working in cyber security. I also enjoy making craft cocktails, I post recipes of my own as well is some classics that I like to make for myself. Take a look in the header for topics in a specific category or take a look below at my most recent posts.

Paloma De Tamarindo Decoded: A Spicy Twist on a Classic

Introduction Every now and then, we get requests from our enthusiastic readers to decipher and recreate cocktails they’ve come across. One such intriguing request landed in our inbox recently: the “Paloma De Tamarindo.” The name itself resonates with mystery and allure, reminiscent of hazy speakeasies and whispered…

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Boozy Pumpkin Spice Latte: Fall Flavors with Classic Elegance

Introduction Hello, dear readers! As we bid farewell to summer and welcome the cozy embrace of fall, our palates begin to crave those iconic seasonal flavors. Today, I present to you a drink that marries the indulgence of a classic White Russian with the autumnal magic of…

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The Daiquiri: A Journey from Cuba to Your Glass

In the cocktail world, few drinks possess the elegance, simplicity, and rich history of the Daiquiri. This classic concoction has traveled through time, captivating hearts and palates along the way. Let’s dive into its origins, flavor profile, and of course, the recipe for crafting the perfect Daiquiri….

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Tough Goodbyes: Five Questions to a Resigning Employee

Nobody enjoys losing a top performer. As a leader, it can be a heavy blow, particularly when the person is a critical player on your team. When faced with these tough goodbyes, we might ask ourselves – “What could I have done differently? Is there a chance…

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Modern Day Grog: A Toast to Maritime History

A Sip Back in Time: The Maritime Origins of Grog The tales of pirates and sailors on the high seas are not complete without mentioning their iconic beverage: grog. Derived from the nickname ‘Old Grog’ for Admiral Edward Vernon, who introduced the drink to the British Navy,…

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The Whiskey Sour: A Cocktail with Timeless Allure

When you dive deep into the realm of mixology, certain classics are bound to stand out, with their rich history and indelible mark on the cocktail culture. One such gem that has been poured, sipped, and celebrated for centuries is the Whiskey Sour. Today, we unravel the…

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