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Security Awareness in Higher Education

17 hodin 4 min zpět

Cyber thieves have the higher education industry in their crosshairs. According to some reports, higher education accounted for 13 percent of all breaches, with only financial and healthcare firms being attacked at a greater ratio. Moreover, why shouldn’t they? Personal data (of everyone from alumni to staff to faculty), academic research, and cross-institutional records provide […]

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Basic Pentesting: 2 — CTF Walkthrough

17 hodin 16 min zpět

In this article, we will try to solve another Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge. This CTF was posted on VulnHub by Hadi Mene and is part of a Basic Pentesting series. According to the information given in the description by the author of the challenge, this is an entry-level boot2root web-based challenge. This challenge aims […]

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Basic Pentesting: 2 — CTF Walkthrough was first posted on August 15, 2018 at 5:16 pm.
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Breaking Into the Boys Club: Career Advice for Aspiring Female Cybersecurity Pros

14 Srpen, 2018 - 16:22

When it comes to recruiting new talent, the cybersecurity industry is facing a big challenge. The supply of qualified candidates is far short of demand: data shows there are 300,000+ open cybersecurity positions in the U.S. right now — a number ISACA predicts will grow to 2 million openings by as early as next year. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to (ISC)² Certifications

13 Srpen, 2018 - 18:45

The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)², is a global, non-profit body that sets training standards for the information security industry and offers internationally-recognized, vendor-neutral security certifications that demonstrate applied expertise in different areas of information security. These certifications are grounded in (ISC)²’s Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), which outlines global information security […]

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The DoD IAT Level 2

13 Srpen, 2018 - 18:30

The DoD IAT Level 2 Overview The Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570 can be specifically defined as follows: “. . . . guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of the DoD workforce conducting Information Assurance functions in assigned duty positions. It also provides guidance on reporting metrics.” (SOURCE: 1) It is […]

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How to Achieve DoD 8570 IAT Level I Compliance

13 Srpen, 2018 - 18:15

DoD 8570 IAM Level 3 Overview The Department of Defense Information Assurance Training, Certification, and Workforce Management (DoD IAM)contains a plethora of different exams to test competence in the IT workforce. Within the DoD directive, Level 3 includes a series of baseline certifications that further validate I.T staff’s skills and expertise. Certifications within DoD IAM […]

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CISA Domain 5 – Protection of Information Assets

13 Srpen, 2018 - 18:00

The focus of Domain 5 is the evaluation of controls for protecting information assets. The syllabus covers: Logical security controls Physical and environmental security controls Information management Evaluating the effectiveness of the overall security system This is the largest of the CISA domain and represents 25% of the syllabus – about 38 questions. Background With […]

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The Complete Guide to CIPP/G Certification

13 Srpen, 2018 - 17:45

By possessing the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) certification, practitioners put privacy laws and policy in action. With this certification, organizations are recognized as having the best in compliance and risk avoidance policies. Each professional that earns the CIPP designation has the insights and knowledge that are needed to be an intricate part of privacy […]

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How to Achieve DoD 8570 IAT Level I Compliance

13 Srpen, 2018 - 17:30

DoD IAT Level I Overview A part of the larger Department of Defense (DoD) Directive to provide guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all government employees working in the DoD’s technical environment, the DoD IAT Level I policy governs the Information Assurance Training (IAT) expected of individuals in specific security positions. […]

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What is DoD 8570?

13 Srpen, 2018 - 17:15

Department of Defense Directive 8570, or DoDD 8570 provides guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of all government employees who perform IA functions in their official assigned duties. These individuals are required to have an approved certification for their specific job classification. All DOD IA jobs are defined as either ‘Management’ (IAM) […]

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Everything You Need to Know About CIPT Certification

13 Srpen, 2018 - 17:00

Data privacy is certainly a hot topic in cybersecurity. While many technology professionals work hard on the security of data; sometimes privacy falls short. A renewed commitment to data privacy signals an opportunity for technology professionals with data privacy experience. Organizations, as well, should consider how their data privacy experts will stay up-to-date on new […]

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CISA Domain 4: Information Systems Operations, Maintenance and Service Management

13 Srpen, 2018 - 16:00

This domain aims to ensure the candidate has a sound understanding of the processes for information systems operations, service management, and disaster recovery. Operations IS Operations are the hub of the IS wheel and ensure systems, applications and infrastructure operate as and when required, meeting the requirements for which they were designed. Internal or external […]

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The IAPP

13 Srpen, 2018 - 15:45

Introduction In the business world today, many customers are submitting their private information and data to organizations. The most typical forms of this very often include Social Security numbers, credit card information, banking, and other types of financial data, etc. One of the primary reasons why do this is for the sake of convenience, especially […]

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The Ultimate Guide to DoD 8570

13 Srpen, 2018 - 15:30

If you are either a systems security engineer or an IT security contractor who is interested in working for the DoD (Department of Defense), then you need to know about DoD Directive 8570. It is a baseline criterion for operating Department of Defense’s IT systems. Specifically put, it’s a policy designed by DoD’s Information Assurance […]

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CISA Domain 3: Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation

13 Srpen, 2018 - 15:15

The purpose of this element of CISA is to make sure candidates can assure the effective operation of the processes used for IS acquisition, development, and implementation. The domain covers six areas: Developing the business case IT supplier selection project management system development implementation readiness post implementation review Developing the business case Before starting any […]

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Earning CISA CPE Credits

13 Srpen, 2018 - 15:00

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential, offered through ISACA, requires certified practitioners to attain continuing professional education (CPE). The CPE program is designed to ensure that CISAs maintain their current knowledge and proficiency in auditing, monitoring, assessing, and controlling information systems (IS). CISA CPE Guidelines CPE refers to professional development activities related to technical […]

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CISA Domain 2: Governance and Management of IT

13 Srpen, 2018 - 14:30

Domain 1 readies the auditor for planning, performing and reporting an audit, and that knowledge is now put into practice by evaluating an organization’s governance and management controls. ISACA describe the role of the auditor in this area as ‘Assuring that the necessary leadership and organizational structures and processes are in place to achieve the […]

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The Problem with Passwords – Security Awareness (CyberSpeak Podcast)

13 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00

This episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast goes into detail about the popular and often controversial topic of passwords. Susan Morrow has worked in the IT security sector since the early 1990s — working across diverse sectors such as file encryption, digital rights management, digital signing and online identity. In the podcast, Morrow and and […]

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How to Detect and Prevent Secure Document Phishing Attacks

11 Srpen, 2018 - 02:14

Secure document phishing attacks are some of the latest in client endpoint exploits that have been plaguing the computing world. While these phishing attempts may fool the uninformed, by reading this article you will be better able to detect and prevent secure document phishing from effecting your Information Security environment. What is a Secure Document […]

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How to Detect and Prevent Secure Document Phishing Attacks was first posted on August 10, 2018 at 7:14 pm.
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WordPress Phishing Scams: What Every User Needs to Know

11 Srpen, 2018 - 02:06

WordPress powers 30% of the web and is by far the largest content management system (CMS). It’s easy-to-use and has fans that range from regular users to developers. However, popularity breeds exposure. When users adopt a platform, that means there is an opportunity—opportunities for hackers. Because so many businesses and individuals use it, it’s very […]

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