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The Changing Landscape of Endpoint Security: What You Need to Know for 2018

10 Říjen, 2018 - 20:08

Endpoint security doesn’t always get the same attention as or share the high profile of network and Internet security, but that doesn’t diminish its importance within any organization. Endpoint security is your primary bulwark against threats from within. Any security professional knows that once an attacker gets inside your network, damage is near inevitable. Endpoints […]

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The Changing Landscape of Endpoint Security: What You Need to Know for 2018 was first posted on October 10, 2018 at 1:08 pm.
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What a Security Auditor Needs to Know About Privacy Compliance

9 Říjen, 2018 - 00:57

Constant changes in the regulatory environment are putting more pressure on organizations to get data security and privacy right. Some regulations require audits to show compliance, but outside of that, any company that collects, processes or stores sensitive data could benefit from conducting regular security audits. An audit can help to identify gaps in processes […]

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What a Security Auditor Needs to Know About Privacy Compliance was first posted on October 8, 2018 at 5:57 pm.
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What Your Compliance Officer Should Know About Privacy

9 Říjen, 2018 - 00:50

As the prevalence of digital technologies grows, compliance becomes a more vital part of how organizations do business. Compliance has become a relevant concern regardless of your organization’s industry, as new sweeping regulations such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are shifting how organizations across all sectors view their risk. A compliance […]

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Defending Against and Recovering from Ransomware — CyberSpeak Podcast

5 Říjen, 2018 - 15:23

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Bill Siegel, co-founder of ransomware-recovery company Coveware, discusses recent ransomware infections, how organizations are responding to the rise in ransomware, and a variety of other ransomware-related topics. In the podcast, Siegel and host Chris Sienko discuss: What is ransomware and when was the first reported […]

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Defending Against and Recovering from Ransomware — CyberSpeak Podcast was first posted on October 5, 2018 at 8:23 am.
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Webinar: Get Started in Cybersecurity: Beginner Tips, Certifications and Career Paths

3 Říjen, 2018 - 17:44



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Webinar: Get Started in Cybersecurity: Beginner Tips, Certifications and Career Paths was first posted on October 3, 2018 at 10:44 am.
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Webinar: Breaking into IT – From First Job to Advanced Certs with CompTIA

2 Říjen, 2018 - 22:39

  Watch the on-demand webinar! Technical workers earn more than double the national average wage, according to a 2018 CompTIA IT Industry Outlook report. Learn how to get started in IT — and how to use certifications to help shift your career path — in our upcoming webinar, Breaking into IT: From First Job to Advanced Certs […]

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Webinar: Breaking into IT – From First Job to Advanced Certs with CompTIA was first posted on October 2, 2018 at 3:39 pm.
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GoldenEye 1: CTF Walkthrough, Part 1

29 Září, 2018 - 00:05

In this article we will attempt a capture-the-flag (CTF) challenge called “GoldenEye 1.” This CTF was posted on VulnHub by the author Creosote. Per the description given by the author, this is an intermediate-level machine designed as an OSCP type of vulnerable machines. The goal of this challenge is to read the flag hidden in […]

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GoldenEye 1: CTF Walkthrough, Part 1 was first posted on September 28, 2018 at 5:05 pm.
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Wakanda1 CTF Walkthrough

28 Září, 2018 - 23:46

In this article, we will learn to solve a Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge which was posted on VulnHub by xMagass. According to the information given in the description by the author of the challenge, this is an intermediate-level Capture-the-Flag Challenge (CTF). The target of the CTF is to get the root access of the […]

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CVE-2018-11776 RCE Flaw in Apache Struts Could Be Root Cause of Clamorous Hacks

28 Září, 2018 - 23:19

CVE-2018-11776 RCE in Apache Struts At the end of August, maintainers of Apache Struts released security updates for the Apache Struts 2 open-source development framework to address a critical remote code execution vulnerability (RCE). The flaw, tracked as CVE-2018-11776, affects Struts versions from 2.3 through 2.3.34, Struts 2.5 through 2.5.16 and possibly unsupported versions of the […]

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CVE-2018-11776 RCE Flaw in Apache Struts Could Be Root Cause of Clamorous Hacks was first posted on September 28, 2018 at 4:19 pm.
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How to Use Biometrics in Logical Access Entry

28 Září, 2018 - 23:15

Introduction Biometrics is another security technology which is used to confirm the identity of an individual. The tools utilized can do this either by taking a snapshot of one of your physiological traits (such as capturing an image of a fingerprint, an iris or your face) or behavioral traits (such as the way you sign […]

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Biometrics in the Cloud

28 Září, 2018 - 23:05

Introduction Many of us have heard about the Cloud, and even use it.  It’s obviously a rather simple process, you sign up for an account, you get a user name and password, and within seconds, you can start provisioning software applications and other services that you need on a fixed, monthly cost.  Probably the largest […]

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Network+: Exam Details and Process

28 Září, 2018 - 22:47

Introduction There are many networking certs out there, with a lot of IT vendors providing first-class training to help you achieve the goal of passing the exam so that you can indeed get that prestigious certification. According to a recent survey, these are the top five networking certifications in terms of job demand and financial […]

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How To Earn PMP PDU Credits

28 Září, 2018 - 22:13

The Project Management Professional (PMP) and the PMI Talent Triangle are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. After hours of studying for the exam and years of on-the-job experience, the work of earning and maintaining the Project Management Institute (PMI)’s Project Management Professional® (PMP) is an ongoing responsibility. Like all of their other […]

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Security Awareness & Training for Small Business

28 Září, 2018 - 21:12

While it’s the attacks on well-known companies that make the headlines, the threat is just as worrying for small businesses. And the problem is made worse by many small business owners not believing they’ll be attacked, considering cybersecurity a lower priority than other business issues. In reality, they’re seen as a soft target for cybercriminals […]

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Security Awareness & Training for Small Business was first posted on September 28, 2018 at 2:12 pm.
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15 Ways to Secure Your Business Wi-Fi

28 Září, 2018 - 21:08

Top 15 Business Wi-Fi Tips 1. Change the SSID This one might not sound like a big deal, but it can make it a lot harder for a would-be attacker to gain access to your network. The default SSID that comes with your router gives away what type of router you’re using. A hacker can […]

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The IoT Security Skills Gap

28 Září, 2018 - 21:04

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the cybersecurity landscape. This shift in skills along with the already shortfall of IT workers is widening the gap in what’s needed to be a successful IT professional. In fact, the number of unfilled jobs in the industry is expected to hit 3.5 million by 2020. Looking at […]

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Why an Effective Security Awareness Program Needs Security Champions in Your Organization

28 Září, 2018 - 20:52

As organizations grapple with how to stay ahead of the evolving cybersecurity threats, many are adopting a culture of security. A security culture is built around the idea that cybersecurity is everybody’s business, not just the IT or cybersecurity team’s responsibility. Getting an entire organization to buy into a “security first” mindset, however, is no […]

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Missed GDPR Deadline? 6 Steps You Need to Take Right Now

28 Září, 2018 - 20:48

Despite the recent mad dash to comply with European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many organizations missed the May 25 deadline. We all saw the flurry of activity to get ready — as email inboxes were flooded with resubscription requests from businesses, and just about every website began showing a popup about privacy and […]

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Missed GDPR Deadline? 6 Steps You Need to Take Right Now was first posted on September 28, 2018 at 1:48 pm.
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#HackerHalloween

28 Září, 2018 - 17:17

Are you haunted by lame IT and security pro stereotypes? Have some fun this fall and win cool swag in InfoSec Institute’s #HackerHalloween Contest. October isn’t just for Cyber Security Awareness Month anymore — join us as we embrace (and poke fun at) the HackerMan stereotypes and stigmas the industry can’t seem to shake. Follow […]

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Turn the Tables on Your Attackers with Deception Technology — CyberSpeak Podcast

28 Září, 2018 - 13:16

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Carolyn Crandall, chief deception officer at Attivo Networks, talks about defending organizations via deception technologies, helping organizations shift from a prevention-based security infrastructure to an active defense, and other security topics. In the podcast, Crandall and host Chris Sienko discuss: How deception technology works for […]

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Turn the Tables on Your Attackers with Deception Technology — CyberSpeak Podcast was first posted on September 28, 2018 at 6:16 am.
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