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My name is Josh Rickard and I am a creator and automator of things. I'm an experienced IT & DFIR (Digital Forensics & Incident Response) professional.

I like long walks through binary trees, Python & PowerShell riding, writing romantic experiences about code, git prune all branches, and deep sea phishing.

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I have written for many websites, but you can find all my writing on my blog at

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  • Past President & Board Member of the Central Missouri InfraGard chapter (January 2015 - December 2018)
  • SC Media (SC Magazine) Reboot Leadership Awards awarded me in the Influencers category in 2019.

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Popular repositories

  1. Awesome Video Chat Backgrounds

    Python 109 11

  2. PPRT Public

    This module is used to report phishing URLs to their WHOIS/RDAP abuse contact information.

    PowerShell 42 11

  3. A Template PowerShell Module

    PowerShell 42 6

  4. A PowerShell helper function to create and write information to a log file

    PowerShell 39 11

  5. A PowerShell Module which recreates netstat.exe functionality

    PowerShell 32 5

  6. CaptureIT can generate GIFs of both the actively selected window or your entire desktop

    PowerShell 28 1

173 contributions in the last year

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Contribution activity

September 2021

Created 2 repositories

Created a pull request in elastic/security-docs that received 3 comments

Adding example of creating case with no connector

Adding an example request for creating a case with no connector

+27 −0 3 comments
Opened 1 other pull request in 1 repository
redcanaryco/atomic-red-team 1 merged
Reviewed 1 pull request in 1 repository
redcanaryco/atomic-red-team 1 pull request

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