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Top 10 Security Awareness Training Topics for Your Employees [Updated 2020]

12 Leden, 2020 - 19:29

In immensely networked systems, organizations cannot protect confidentiality, integrity and availability of data without implementing an effective and reliable security training program. According to a Kaspersky Lab report, more than 46 percent of cybersecurity incidents are due to human error and enterprises suffer multimillion-dollar losses recovering from staff-related disasters. For example, uninformed workers can harm […]

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Train or entertain? Do both with this security awareness program plan [Updated 2020]

9 Leden, 2020 - 17:01

Security awareness and training is a vital part of any cybersecurity strategy. After all, human error is the root cause of a quarter of all breaches. For years, organizations have opted for mandatory, annual training that covers every cybersecurity topic under the sun, but does little more than check a compliance box, annoy employees and […]

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MITRE ATT&CK: Port knocking

9 Leden, 2020 - 15:01

Introduction Ports are like the doors into or out of a network, where information must pass through them to enter or exit an organization’s network. Now, when you knock on a door in physical reality, it is a cue for those on the inside to let you in. Port knocking is a little different: instead […]

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Malware spotlight: Hybrid malware

9 Leden, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction Hybrid malware, also known as combo malware, is a combination of two or more different types of attacks — usually a Trojan horse or worm with adware or malware attached. Hybrid malware can also act like a bot, aiming at making infected machines as a part of the bigger bot network controlled by the […]

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PCI Security Standards Council talks security awareness and training | Cyber Work Podcast

9 Leden, 2020 - 09:00

Are your employees prepared to protect the cardholder data they process, store and transmit? With over 120 billion card payments — or $6.48 trillion dollars in transactions — processed yearly in the U.S. alone, it’s easy to see why payment card fraud remains on hackers’ holiday wish lists this season and beyond. This episode of […]

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Malware spotlight: Mirai

8 Leden, 2020 - 16:49

Introduction If you ask any number of information security experts about emerging platforms you will hear many answers, but the Internet of Things, or IoT, will be one of the top responses. Attackers are well aware of this and have taken a page from conventional hacking to introduce a new kind of malware that bears […]

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ICMP Protocol with Wireshark

8 Leden, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction to ICMP Unlike the Transport Control Protocol (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP), the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) is not designed for carrying data.  While ICMP packets do have a data section, their purpose is not to wrap and carry protocols like HTTP and DNS. Instead, ICMP is designed as a low-level management […]

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Ethical hacking: Top 6 techniques for attacking two-factor authentication

7 Leden, 2020 - 15:01

Introduction  Two-factor authentication (2FA) has been renowned for some time now for the security it can bring to organizations. The combination of something you know, something you have and something you are is the heart and soul of 2FA and helps explain its relative security strength.  Despite this fact, attackers are known to have several […]

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NIST CSF self-assessments

7 Leden, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) provides guidance for organizations regarding how to better manager and reduce cybersecurity risk by examining the effectiveness of investments in cybersecurity. This framework provides flexible guidance that allows for the unique risks that organizations face take centerstage (as much as is needed) with […]

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How big is the skills gap, really?

6 Leden, 2020 - 15:02

Introduction No doubt you will have noticed, in the past few years, that voices are being raised about something called the “skills gap.” The discussion is not just happening in the U.S. Countries like the UK and India have set government-industry partnership motions in place to try and address this. One such project is from […]

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Top 5 soft skills and the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy | Cyber Work Podcast

6 Leden, 2020 - 09:00

Chris Triolo, VP of Customer Success for Respond Software, and Cyber Work podcast host Chris Sienko discuss the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy and the top soft skills that can help you break into a cybersecurity career. – View the transcript, additional episodes and promotional offers: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/podcast – Join us in the fight against cybercrime: https://www.infosecinstitute.com About the […]

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Take your career to the next level with CompTIA and Infosec Skills | Cyber Work Podcast

3 Leden, 2020 - 21:00

Whether you’re new to cybersecurity or an experienced professional, CompTIA has a certification for you — and training for those certifications is easier than ever with the new on-demand training platform Infosec Skills. Join Patrick Lane, CompTIA Director of Products, and Jeff Peters, Product Marketing Manager for Infosec, for this on-demand webinar, as they discuss: […]

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Cybersecurity & compliance: What’s here, what’s next

3 Leden, 2020 - 14:28

Regulation never rolls backwards. Once passed and enforced, it is only a matter of time before every state in the U.S. adopts CCPA-like regulations. Join Scott Madsen, CEO at Cingo Solutions, and Jeff Dennis, Head of Privacy and Data Security at Newmeyer Dillion, on February 12 at 11:00 a.m. Central for expert advice to help […]

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NIST CSF core functions: Protect

2 Leden, 2020 - 15:01

Introduction The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework, or NIST CSF, was first published in 2014 to provide guidance for organizational cybersecurity defenses and risk management. This framework is renowned for its inherent flexibility and open-endedness to account for different organizational needs.  At its center, NIST CSF comprises five core functions. This article […]

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NIST CSF core functions: Identify

2 Leden, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction  The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework, or NIST CSF, was first published in 2014 to provide guidance for organizational cybersecurity defenses and risk management. This framework is renowned for its inherent flexibility and open-endedness to account for different organizational needs.  At its center, NIST CSF comprises five core functions. This article […]

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Certifications compared: CISSP vs. GSEC

31 Prosinec, 2019 - 17:31

Introduction: Talent shortage for cybersecurity roles IT security professionals looking for a new job or ready to progress in their career will find that the right credentials can truly help them by proving their knowledge, skills and competencies to employers. Although the demand outweighs the supply of cybersecurity professionals, companies are looking for certified experts […]

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Malware spotlight: Fileless malware

30 Prosinec, 2019 - 18:48

Introduction Fileless malware is a malicious technique that uses existing software, legitimate applications, operating system files and the authorized protocols of the victim’s machine to achieve their goals. Fileless malware leaves no footprint because it is not a file-based attack that requires the downloading of executable files on the infected system. Rather, this attack is […]

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Malware spotlight: Fileless malware was first posted on December 30, 2019 at 11:48 am.
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Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

30 Prosinec, 2019 - 15:15

The 2020 Cybersecurity Landscape Here we are again for the annual prediction of the events that I believe will impact the cybersecurity landscape in the next year. Let’s try to imagine what threats and bad actors will influence the cyber arena in the next 12 months. Targeted ransomware attacks on the rise In 2020, we […]

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Cyber Work podcast: How to become a security architect

30 Prosinec, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction The guest of this episode of Cyber Work is Leighton Johnson, CTO and founder of ISFMT (Information Security Forensics Management Team). Chris Sienko, the host of Cyber Work, spoke with him about how to become a security architect. Leighton has 40 (yes, 40!) years of experience working in information security and 20 years of […]

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