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How to become a cybersecurity consultant

23 Květen, 2019 - 17:08

Introduction An exciting career route for an information security professional is that of a cybersecurity consultant. This is an empowering option for a career, but how do you do it? This article will detail what you need to become a cybersecurity consultant and what the general career path will look like. By the time you […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) Machines Walkthrough Series — Poison

23 Květen, 2019 - 17:01

We are continuing with our exploration of Hack the Box (HTB) machines, as we have been for many articles now. This walkthrough is of an HTB machine named Poison. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have to solve the puzzle […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) Machines Walkthrough Series — Poison was first posted on May 23, 2019 at 10:01 am.
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Can legislation save IoT security?

23 Květen, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction: The state of IoT security As noted in a Gemalto report on the State of IoT Security, it was found that almost half of companies couldn’t tell if their IoT devices had been hacked. The statistics on cybersecurity threats and incidents with IoT in the chain at some point makes depressing reading. And it’s […]

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Libraries and frameworks to help you create secure code

22 Květen, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction: Cybersecurity is not an on/off switch Security is holistic. You’ll no doubt have heard that a lot if you work in the industry, especially over the last few years. It’s true, too. Cybersecurity is not an on/off switch. If you create a digital application, platform or service, it is a process that begins when […]

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Darktrace and Vectra product overviews

22 Květen, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction It’s easy to see that the information security field is full of intrusion detection and prevention systems options. Two of the most popular products today are Darktrace and Vectra. This article will explore both the Darktrace and Vectra intrusion detection and prevention products, looking at the various pros and cons of each. As we […]

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The difference between AI and machine learning

21 Květen, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction Some people use the terms “artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” interchangeably, but they’re not the same thing. To put it simply, artificial intelligence is a broad computer science concept that encompasses the idea of machines displaying cognitive abilities. These abilities range from visual perception and speech recognition to decision-making. Think anything from Amazon’s Alexa […]

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Top 4 cloud security certifications

21 Květen, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Certifications are often one of the top ways that employers use to screen candidates for high-powered tech jobs. As time goes on and new technologies emerge, organizations that host certifications keep pace and roll out security certification options for these new technologies. Cloud computing has proven to be no exception to this rule. This […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) Machines Walkthrough Series — Canape

20 Květen, 2019 - 17:20

Today, we will be continuing with our exploration of Hack the Box (HTB) machines as begun in the previous article. This walkthrough is of an HTB machine named Canape. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have to solve the puzzle […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) Machines Walkthrough Series — Canape was first posted on May 20, 2019 at 10:20 am.
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Protecting customer data at contact centers

20 Květen, 2019 - 15:30

On this episode of the Cyber Work podcast, Ben Rafferty, chief innovation officer at Semafone, discusses how contact centers and the person-to-person interaction involved are a prime target for cybercriminals and what can be done to better protect sensitive customer information from insider and external threats. In the podcast, Rafferty and host Chris Sienko discuss: […]

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Are your communication skills holding your information security career back?

20 Květen, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction – Going Beyond “Talking Techie” Back in 1999, the Mars Climate Orbiter came to a crash-and-burn end. Why? Because there had been a serious miscommunication concerning the units of measurement used in the calculations. One team was producing and calculating in United States standard units, while the other was working on the metric system. […]

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Which states have the toughest privacy laws?

20 Květen, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Despite its high-tech advances, the United States lags behind other developed countries in protecting consumer privacy. Unlike most other developed countries, the United States only has a patchwork of federal privacy laws, primarily aimed at specific sectors like healthcare and financial. Even China, with all its government surveillance, is making better headway in restricting […]

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Best Tools to Perform Steganography [Updated 2019]

17 Květen, 2019 - 15:03

In past few years, steganography term attracted attention of law enforcement agencies. This technique was used by hackers to transmit their secret message to other terrorists. Hackers used steganography in 9/11 attack too. So, if you are interested in computer security, you must know about Steganography. In this article, we will cover what is Steganography […]

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The tech-hikers’ guide to outthinking hackers

16 Květen, 2019 - 15:01

Learn Ethical Hacking for free! Infosec’s Ethical Hacking learning path teaches you how to use the same techniques used by malicious hackers to carry out an ethical hack and assess your organization’s vulnerabilities. Get started today   Introduction “Cybersecurity! Don’t talk to me about cybersecurity!” is what Marvin the Paranoid Android would say if his […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) Machines Walkthrough Series — Bashed

16 Květen, 2019 - 15:00

We are continuing with our review of Hack the Box (HTB) machines. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have to solve the puzzle (simple enumeration plus pentest)  in order to log into the platform and download the VPN pack to […]

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What you need to know to avoid becoming a phishing scheme victim

15 Květen, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction A Lithuanian man is facing up to 30 years in prison this July for his role in a phishing scheme involving Facebook and Google. In March, he pled guilty to helping fleece the two companies out of a total of more than $100 million. Using a business email compromise (BEC), the wire fraud scheme […]

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Best information security management certifications

15 Květen, 2019 - 15:00

Learn how to become a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)   The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification path is geared towards individuals who manage, design, oversee or assess an enterprise’s information security.   Get started today Information Security Management Certifications — Choose Wisely Back in the day, if you asked someone in tech if […]

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How to ensure Windows Server is GDPR-compliant

14 Květen, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an EU law regulating the processing of personal data, came into force on May 25th, 2018. Organizations who breach the GDPR may be subject to fines of up to 20 million euros or 4% of their annual global revenue turnover. Taking into account the importance of the GDPR […]

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Guide to COBIT 2019

14 Květen, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction The Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) has recently introduced the first update for its COBIT 5 framework. The updated version, COBIT 2019, will allow organizations to develop, implement and organize governance strategies that are more collaborative, flexible and address new and evolving technology. Many companies, however, aren’t familiar with COBIT or the […]

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5 soft skills you need to be a successful security pro

13 Květen, 2019 - 15:02

Hands-on learning with Infosec Skills   Keep your skills fresh year-round. Identify and fill gaps with over 50 certification learning paths and 200 courses mapped to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education’s CyberSeek model. Get started today. Start your free trial Introduction The pace of new cybersecurity professionals entering the field is not keeping up […]

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Zero trust security: What is it?

13 Květen, 2019 - 15:01

Never trust, always verify. Introduction: A short history of security and access control The development of cloud computing placed many applications at a turning point. Let’s start with an example. Back in the early- to mid-‘00s, Enterprise Rights Management software (ERM) began to struggle. ERM was developed to solve the issues of controlling enterprise content, […]

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