This is the blog of Philipp Mundhenk. I publish articles about my work and private projects, usually in the area of (embedded) network and software engineering, with a focus on security.

Home Assistant, GPSLogger & no open port


Introduction I have recently started venturing into the area of home automation a little more. As you can expect, my focus is running a system as flexible, functional and yet secure as possible. This involves to not use components connected to the Internet. The details of this, however, shall be the content of another article. There, I will introduce the hardware (currently undergoing changes)… [read more →]

Desk & Setup


Introduction After many years of using small, cramped corners to set up my computer equipment, I used the chance of a new spacious flat to also build a nice, big desk. I feel there are few things more luxurious to have than space, especially, when not needed. That's the main philosophy for this new setup. Additionally, a sleek, minimalist design was required, while at the same time offering… [read more →]

Analog document digitization


Introduction I used to be good at sorting paper documents when I was younger. With the amount of letters (mostly bills) getting more and more in life, I gave up on sorting paper. I have yet to find an organizational scheme that easily allows me to store and retrieve a large number of documents within a short amount of time. Instead, I decided to do what I do best and use technology to help me.… [read more →]