Hannah Suarez

Technical Writer and Technical Evangelist Specializing in Security since 2016

Welcome!

This page contains a list of publicly available work, written in collaboration with engineers, the product team and other technical writers.

Docs As Code

Experience: Asciidoc, Markdown, RST, Jinja/Sphinx, HTML/CSS, Continuous Integration, pylint and other tools, Versioning (Gitlab, Github, git), Project Management (Jira, Confluence, Trello for Kanban).

2 out of 3 vendors have used 'Docs as Code' and it is my preferred approach when it comes to drafting, reviewing and pushing changes.

My own personal website uses a similar infrastructure (Jekyll with Github Pages for hosting).

Technical Documentation

Experience: Vendor-side security products aimed at developers, engineers, administrators and security analysts. Vendor products so far have been secure file transfer/managed file transfer, logging and monitoring, and DNS intelligence software.

Types of Materials: Integration Guides (including lab setup for testing), Partner Integration Guides, User Guides/User Manuals, References, API Documentation, Use Case Guides, Best Practice Guides (such as for HIPAA/HITECH, GDPR obligations), Architecture Overviews.

B2D Technical Product Marketing

Education: Bachelors of Creative Industries (Media and Communication) and Masters of Information Technology. 4 years experience in marketing before the career switch to IT.

Types of Materials: White Papers, Technical Data Sheets, Technical Blog Posts, Solutions Briefs (for Integrations Partners), eBooks and Landing Pages.

The following are names and links of publicly available work. These are written either in collaboration with others throughout the drafting and review process, or as main author with collaboration with others only in the final review process.

Industry Name Link (defanged)
DNS Intelligence Tools Whois History API api https://www.domaintools.com/resources/api-documentation/whois-history/
DNS Intelligence Tools Splunk Enterprise Security App integration-guide https://www.domaintools.com/content/DomainTools_For_Splunk_4-1_App_User_Guide.pdf
DNS Intelligence Tools DNS and Domain Logging - A Bird's Eye View article https://www.domaintools.com/resources/blog/dns-and-domain-logging-a-birds-eye-view
DNS Intelligence Tools DNS and Domain Logging - Strenghten Your Client and Network Defenses article https://www.domaintools.com/resources/blog/how-targeted-log-collection-strengthens-your-client-and-network-defenses
DNS Intelligence Tools DNS and Domain Logging - Windows article https://www.domaintools.com/resources/blog/maximizing-your-defense-with-windows-dns-logging
DNS Intelligence Tools DNS and Domain Logging - Linux article https://www.domaintools.com/resources/blog/increase-the-visibility-of-your-linux-dns-servers-with-log-collection
DNS Intelligence Tools DNS and Domain Logging - Other Log Sources (Exchange, and more) article https://www.domaintools.com/resources/blog/useful-sources-of-domain-and-dns-logging
Logging and Monitoring User Guide user-manual integrations reference https://nxlog.co/documentation
Logging and Monitoring Reduce Data Size and Cut SIEM Costs whitepaper https://nxlog.co/whitepapers/reduce-data-size-cut-siem-costs
Logging and Monitoring Windows Event Tracing whitepaper https://nxlog.co/whitepapers/windows-event-tracing
Logging and Monitoring DNS Logging whitepaper https://nxlog.co/whitepapers/dns-logging
Logging and Monitoring Structured Logging whitepaper https://nxlog.co/whitepapers/structured-logging
Logging and Monitoring DNS Log Collection - Overview article https://nxlog.co/dns-log-collection-and-parsing
Logging and Monitoring DNS Log Collection - Windows article https://nxlog.co/dns-log-collection-on-windows
Logging and Monitoring DNS Log Collection - Linux article https://nxlog.co/dns-log-collection-on-linux
Logging and Monitoring How Centralized Log Collection Helps SIEMs article https://nxlog.co/how-centralized-log-collection-help-siem
Logging and Monitoring How to send ETW logs to Splunk article https://nxlog.co/send-etw-logs-to-splunk
Logging and Monitoring User Guide user-manual integrations reference https://nxlog.co/documentation
Logging and Monitoring OWASP Top 10 blog https://nxlog.co/owasp-top10
Logging and Monitoring OWASP Top 10 2017 blog https://nxlog.co/owasp-top10-2017
Logging and Monitoring Why you need File Integrity Monitoring article https://nxlog.co/why-you-need-file-integrity-monitoring
Logging and Monitoring Agent vs Agent-based Logging article https://nxlog.co/agent-based-versus-agent-less
Logging and Monitoring Windows Event Forwarding article https://nxlog.co/windows-event-forwarding
Logging and Monitoring Eventlog to Syslog landing-page https://nxlog.co/eventlog-to-syslog
Logging and Monitoring Opensource.com - Introduction to Structured Logging article https://opensource.com/article/19/2/reducing-security-risks-centralized-logging
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer User Guide api manual reference best-practice use-cases https://www.sftpplus.com/documentation/sftpplus/latest/
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer User Guide Repository on Github api manual reference best-practice use-cases https://github.com/proatria/sftpplus-docs
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer Developer Resource api https://www.sftpplus.com/documentation/sftpplus/latest/developer/index.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer IPv6 Readiness article https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-ipv6-readiness-article.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer Securing File Transfers with Third Parties article https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-securing-file-transfers-with-third-parties.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer Best Protocols for File Transfers article https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-best-protocols.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer Introduction to HA (High Availability) and Resiliency article https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-ha-resiliency-intro.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer SFTP Exchange - Server and Client article https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-exchange-sftp-server-client.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer SFTPPlus and its relevance with the OIAC Privacy Act and ASD ISM article https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-oiac-asd-ism.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer Data Loss Prevention article https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-data-loss-prevention.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer Security Notice release-notice https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-3330-security.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer How to conduct Penetration Testing on the MFT Server pentest https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-mft-security-scan-post.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer Business Continuity article https://www.sftpplus.com/articles/2018/sftpplus-business-continuity-article.html
Secure File Transfer/Managed File Transfer Authorship Byline article http://web.archive.org/web/20180613000942/http://sftpplus.com/

Blog

I like to make notes and share these out to the community. Anything from configuration samples, output snippets of various labs and even day-to-day posts (like, conferences and meetups) can be found on this blog.

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