About Me

My name is D.J. Moore and I work in the Information Security industry. I share articles about that which I am learning and experiences of what I encounter on the path to more success in this growing industry.


I am currently employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana. I help the business work with its technology-related risks as part of the Cyberthreat Threat Management Team. Our team manages all of the exciting, new technologies that other teams rely on to do their daily tasks, such as intrusion detection systems (IDS), firewalls, honeypots, phishing training platforms, content firewalls (proxy), vulnerability scanners, security information and event managers (SIEM) and other information security technologies.


GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)

Sept. 2018 – Sept. 2022
Analyst Number: 43630

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

May 2016 – May 2019
License Number: ECC15596211816

CompTIA Security+

June 2015 – June 2021
License Number: COMP001020232825

CompTIA Network+

Nov. 2011 – Nov. 2014
License Number: COMP001020232825

CompTIA A+

Jan. 2011 – Nov. 2014
License Number: COMP001020232825


I have had an unending passion for technology since I was a child, when our family purchased its first personal computer in 1998, which has slowly led me down a path to Information Security. I love learning about how things work, from automatic transmissions and combustion engines to SQL injections and astrophysics. There is always something new to learn.

My name is D.J. Moore and you can write me at darrellwmoore [at] me [dot] com.
I am also on Keybase.io.

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