AAR: Utah F.A.S.T Armed Security Course

The First AAR For those of you who don’t know what an AAR is, it’s an After Action Review. Basically after a course, class, workshop, etc. you sit down and discuss what was supposed to happen, what happened, what went well, and what can improve. Here at Survival Defense Lab we’re going to start doing … Continue

DNS Attack Leaves Internet Helpless And It May Be Your Fault

Ok so the headline is a bit misleading, but in case you haven’t heard there was a DNS attack this morning that left a lot of major sites gasping for breath. If you want to read more about the specific attack Gizmodo has a great run down on it. In this article I want to … Continue

Am I an Expert?

Expert be expert at experting, yo.

No. I am not an expert. Not at survival. Not at firearms. Barely at web development. Does being an Expert matter? Yes, of course it does. We not to trust the source of the information we’re given. We want to know that the guy teaching us isn’t feeding us BS. But does someone have to … Continue