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Malware overview – Graboid

20 Listopad, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction In October 2019, security researchers from Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks discovered a new malware called Graboid. It is a cryptojacking malware that spreads by using containers in the docker engine. This innovative propagation technique makes Graboid difficult to detect because most endpoint protection software does not analyse data in docker engine containers. […]

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Take your career to the next level with CompTIA and Infosec Skills

19 Listopad, 2019 - 18:08

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Six things you should be spending your cybersecurity budget on

19 Listopad, 2019 - 15:02

Introduction: Plan to increase your focus on cybersecurity Cybercrime activity is escalating, both in number of incidents and sophistication. It’s normal that companies are focusing on cyber-resilience by investing time, effort and resources in improving their security posture in an effort to withstand an ever-evolving threat landscape. Although still not a sizable part of the […]

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MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability spotlight: Bash history

19 Listopad, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction MITRE is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the U.S. government. This means that they perform a variety of activities for the U.S. government. In MITRE’s case, this includes research and development in cybersecurity. One of MITRE’s cybersecurity efforts includes developing and maintaining the MITRE ATT&CK matrix. This tool breaks down […]

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Malware Spotlight: What are wipers?

19 Listopad, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Imagine showing up to work and sitting down at your computer on an average day. You turn the computer on, take a sip of coffee, and find that your system has been wiped of all information. This is possibly the worst thing that could happen to an information security professional; unfortunately there is a […]

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MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability spotlight: Account manipulation

18 Listopad, 2019 - 18:14

Introduction MITRE functions as a U.S. government-funded research and development center (FFRDC). This role involves performing trusted third-party research, development and evaluation for the federal government. As part of MITRE’s mission, it performs research and development in the field of cybersecurity.  The MITRE ATT&CK matrix is one of their efforts to help formalize cyberdefense. The […]

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MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability spotlight: Account manipulation was first posted on November 18, 2019 at 11:14 am.
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So you want to move from the help desk to the security team

18 Listopad, 2019 - 15:02

Introduction Everybody has a start in their chosen field. Sometimes this start is a calculated, deliberate choice and sometimes it is a product of both chance and luck. When I had my start in information security, it was an experience where at the end of the day I discovered that not only was information security […]

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GPEN vs. OSCP: Which one is better for a career in ethical hacking and/or pentesting?

18 Listopad, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction: Ethical hacking and pentesting are crucial Cybercrime statistics suggest that unethical attackers have become more innovative in their ways to exploit vulnerabilities on internet-connected systems to target sensitive data or wreak havoc. Therefore, a security plan is needed to protect the confidentiality, integrity or availability of all information assets. One solution is to invest […]

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2020 election cybersecurity strategies | Cyber Work Podcast

18 Listopad, 2019 - 09:00

Bob Stevens, VP of Americas at Lookout, and Cyber Work podcast host Chris Sienko, discuss election cybersecurity strategies, tips and ramifications for 2020. – 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 Cyber Work Podcast Knowledge is your best defense against cybercrime. Each week on […]

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What does dark web monitoring really do?

14 Listopad, 2019 - 15:03

Introduction The dark web has earned a reputation as the internet’s shadowy underbelly. Hidden from search engines and only reachable with an encrypted web browser, it’s become a haven for cybercriminals and illicit activity.  What makes the dark web so appealing to fraudsters is the total anonymity it affords them. By masking IP addresses, cybercriminals […]

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Be aware of these 20 new phishing techniques

14 Listopad, 2019 - 15:01

Most of us have received a malicious email at some point in time, but phishing is no longer restricted to only a few platforms. The evolution of technology has given cybercriminals the opportunity to expand their criminal array and orchestrate more sophisticated attacks through various channels. Here are 20 new phishing techniques to be aware […]

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10 factors for implementing successful and effective security awareness training

14 Listopad, 2019 - 15:00

“… And that is why for the next five to six hours we will be providing a comprehensive plan of how to show that you are at risk for phishing. If you’ll all turn to page eight hundred and twenty-four of your guidebooks, we will begin silent reading …”  Sound familiar? Employee engagement is an […]

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The ROI of Security Awareness Training

14 Listopad, 2019 - 09:00

Security awareness programs help organizations achieve the ultimate goal of fewer security incidents, but how do the benefits compare to the costs and time requirements? A new study by Osterman Research uses data from 230 organizations to answer this question and quantify the ROI of security awareness training for both large and small organizations. This […]

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Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility, and the C-suite needs to understand that

13 Listopad, 2019 - 15:03

Introduction The idea that cybersecurity should exclusively be the domain of a single department is highly outdated. We live in an era of hyperconnectivity, where anyone can access sensitive information from anywhere. The protection of corporate systems and data cannot be a one-team (or, as is the case in some organizations, one-person) responsibility. While your […]

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CASP+: overview of domains [2019 update]

13 Listopad, 2019 - 15:02

Introduction Whether you are an IT security professional or a security analyst who wants to advance their career in cybersecurity, the CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) certification provides a way to work in one of the fastest-growing fields in the U.S. The master-level CASP+ sets the benchmark for what a cybersecurity analyst needs to know […]

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Network Traffic Analysis for IR: Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) with Wireshark

13 Listopad, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction to the Address Resolution Protocol  The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) was first defined in RFC 826. As the name suggests, it is designed to resolve IP addresses into a form usable by other systems within a subnet. Network addressing works at a couple of different layers of the OSI model. At Layer 2, computers […]

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