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.

Not exactly Crostini with ansible, but crostini with spreads

Crostini with Ansible: Powering up ChromeOS

As the adoption of Chromebooks in enterprise security continues to rise, so does the demand for robust productivity solutions tailored for these devices. In the earlier post, we explored the fundamental security advantages of Chromebooks and touched upon the potential of using them as enterprise computers. Now,…

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The Aviation: A Flight Through Cocktail History

Whether you’re a seasoned cocktail connoisseur or a curious enthusiast, chances are you’ve heard of the Aviation – a classic pre-Prohibition era cocktail. This enchanting libation is renowned for its striking hue and balanced flavors, providing a delightful glimpse into the past while dazzling modern palates. Originating…

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white laptop on a green meadow

Chromebooks for Enterprise Security: A Comprehensive Guide

When we mention enterprise computers, most of us instantly picture the typical Windows or macOS systems. But in this blog, I aim to challenge the norm and introduce an often-overlooked contender: Chromebooks. ChromeOS’s unique security features combined with a lightweight design make Chromebooks a compelling tool for…

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low angle photo of man riding bicycle

The Protected Bike Lane: A Cocktail Celebration of Cyclist Safety

The Protected Bike Lane – it’s not just the name of Ann Arbor’s exciting new downtown traffic development, it’s also the name of a recent custom cocktail creation. A celebratory homage to this game-changing local project, The Protected Bike Lane cocktail mirrors its real-world counterpart in boldness…

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ChatGPT in Cybersecurity: Potential and Pitfalls

As the cybersecurity landscape rapidly evolves, leveraging the most advanced tools is no longer optional – it’s imperative. One such emerging technology garnering attention is large language models (LLMs) like GPT-3. Thanks to their ability to understand and generate human-like text, LLMs offer exciting opportunities to streamline…

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person using typewriter

The Last Word: A Timeless Classic That Still Speaks Volumes

In the pantheon of classic cocktails, few have a history as rich and flavors as complex as The Last Word. First crafted during the prohibition era at the Detroit Athletic Club, this enchanting elixir has experienced a remarkable renaissance in the past few decades. As you savor…

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