Marcelle's Resources

Curated tips and tools

About Me

Security researcher, educator, and packet nerd. Public speaker and blogger. You can find me on Twitter and LinkedIn. You can also email me at marcelle at

The most dangerous phrase in the language is, ‘We’ve always done it this way.’ ~ Grace Hopper

Curated Resources

Websites, Cheat Sheets, and Packet Captures

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Selected Materials – Workshops, Blogs, Articles, and Talks

Reuse of my materials is licensed under the Creative Commons BY NC license.

BSidesCharm 2022 Let’s Get Cooking with Cyberchef

Cyberwire Research Saturday Podcast: Instagram hijacks all start with a phish

Cyberjutsu Career Conversations Webinar

BSidesNoVA 2020 Hacking the Technical Interview

Another Day, Another Fraudulent App - researched and written in collaboration with Aaron and Ian

Phishing Season Has Opened, Don’t Get Hooked - written for the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland

Stop Looking for the Purple Squirrel: What’s Wrong With Today’s Cybersecurity Hiring Practices - written for the ISACA Journal

Hacker Halted 2018 Cryptojacking: Coming to a Universe Near You

ATM Hacking: You Don’t Have to Pay to Play

DDE Exploitation – Macros Aren’t the Only Thing You Should be Counting

WiCyS 2018 Practical Network Forensics Workshop - collaborated with Jennie Kam and Ellie Daw

Down the BADRABBIT Hole: Ransomware Delivered by Fake Flash Updates

CISSE 2017 The Art of Red and Blue Teaming: Teaching Cyber through Competition - in partnership with the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu

BSidesNoVA 2017 Dead Box…Not Dead Body Forensics 101 Workshop - collaborated with Dina Haines

If you are in a male dominated workplace, don’t get too comfortable being the only woman in the room. Remember to try to find opportunities to bring other women in—to throw the rope down. It’s a dangerous thing to think: ‘I’m the woman in this room, so that’s my role.’ I try to tell young women—don’t be tricked into thinking that you’re in the field to compete with other women. ~ Tina Fey

Diversity in Tech

Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC)

Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS)

The Diana Initiative (TDI)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead



If you’re making mistakes it means you’re out there doing something. ~ Neil Gaiman

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