Author: Samuel Liles

The end of Selil.com

Soon the website selil.com will no longer exist. The name is being retired after 21 years of being registered as a domain name, 30 years use as an email address and sysop handle, and nearly 45 years in since it…

New jobs and lifestyle changes

In November of 2017 my former agency leadership decided to go with a career intelligence community professional to lead a cyber program rather than the cyber guy (me!). This isn’t necessarily a bad choice but it put me in a…

Prognostications for 2018

Trying to be more specific than my 2013 and 2014 attempts at guessing the future. Of course, my favorite “came true guesss” is back in 2006 when I wrote about Web 1.0 v. Web 3.0, but I also wrote all…

I had an excellent interview

Yes, I am on the market. You should really hire me. This though is about an excellent interview. It is strange to think about, but when you are talking to somebody at my level. Every interaction of the company is…

Veterans Day

I served in the Army National Guard and then transferred into the Marines. I have lectured at almost all the US military accademies. I have lectured at all of the US war colleges, and most of the staff colleges. I…