Bluepurple - Mid-week for week ending August 22nd
Well hello everybody...
Welcome to the substack from the blueteamsec subreddit.
What a few days, firstly there are now over 200 of you - so hello! Secondly the subreddit has been busy which means a broad set of topics to analyse and distil. It risked becoming loo long for a substack email (they impose a limit) if we left it till the end of week. In response I took the decision to do an ad-hoc mid-week analysis.
In the non cyber world I’ve just finished the book The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution. I took away two things:
by comparison cyber applied data science is really in the foothills and there so much more value/edge/differentiation to be had by whomever wins the data race beyond the marketing hype of today.
their (the Revolution staff) early successes in work were coupled with many failures until they really hit their stride later in life.
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