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Top 10 Ways Your Healthcare Organization May be Violating HIPAA and Not Know It

16 Prosinec, 2017 - 02:49

HIPAA legislation was established by the US Federal Government in 1996. These are rules and standards designed to protect the security and privacy of patient health information. It has implemented national requirements for organizations and individuals designed to enforce certain technical, physical and administrative safeguards to maintain the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of protected health […]

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Top 10 Ways to Make Sure Your BYOD Program Is Secure

16 Prosinec, 2017 - 02:04

BYOD implementation has become the new standard within enterprise organizations, and there’s no sign of things slowing down. According to Cisco, 69% of IT decision makers view BYOD as a positive add-on to any workplace policy as it saves employees’ time. Also, BYOD increases productivity by enabling workers to use devices they are familiar with, […]

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IoT Radio Communication Attack – Part Three

15 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:00

This is the 3rd part in the series named “IoT – Radio Communication Attack.” I hope you have read the first and second part, if not please go through it. I hope you have installed GNU Radio Companion (henceforth GRC) software on your laptop. Also, if you wish you can use Pentoo OS as discussed […]

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Phishing Attacks Targeting Young Adults

15 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:00

Everyone is susceptible to phishing, a social engineering technique that takes a variety of shapes and forms to target Internet users and extort valuable information from them. While much is known about phishing, less is understood about its association with demographic variables (e.g., age and gender). Some studies, however, have targeted the demographics of phishing […]

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Tips for Drafting Efficient Employee Information Security Policies

15 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:00

1. Introduction Employee information security policies impose obligations on employees of organizations which aim to reduce the risks of cyber-attacks. Such policies usually contain instructions on how to choose strong passwords, apply patches and updates, detect phishing schemes, protect sensitive information, and respond to information security incidents. There is an abundance of online materials about […]

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Disaster Recovery Types

14 Prosinec, 2017 - 23:13

Before understanding the various methodologies and techniques for disaster recovery, it is essential to know what the term “disaster recovery” means in the first place. A disaster can be related to any incident (both intentional and/or non-intentional) that renders severe damage to the data storage of the company. This includes things as such as human […]

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Disaster Recovery Types was first posted on December 14, 2017 at 4:13 pm.
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How to Avoid Phishing on LinkedIn

14 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:29

Section 1. Real LinkedIn phishing attacks 1.1 LinkedIn attacks asking users to upload their CVs In April 2017, scammers started sending phishing messages to LinkedIn users asking them to upload their CVs. The messages contained the following text: “A company is urgently seeking for immediate employment from your region. They are interested on your qualifications […]

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IoT Radio Communication Attack – Part Two

14 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:53

This is the 2nd part in the series named “IoT Radio Communication Attack.” If you have not gone through the first part, please go through it. Radio Signal Analysis – In the last part I have gone through the various modulation techniques being used in Radio Signal Transmission. The next step is to analyze these radio […]

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PMP Exam Pass Guarantee – This December Only!

13 Prosinec, 2017 - 13:00

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PMP Exam Pass Guarantee – This December Only! was first posted on December 13, 2017 at 6:00 am.
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Intellectual Property Crimes in the Dark Web

12 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:00

An Intellectual Property (IP) crime is committed every time someone uses an intellectual property right without the owner’s authorization. According to the Europol, counterfeiting and piracy are the main categories of IP crimes. Organized Crime Groups (OCGs) are increasingly involved in the violation of IPR and darknets play a vital role in the criminal ecosystem. Intellectual property crimes pose a […]

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Intellectual Property Crimes in the Dark Web was first posted on December 12, 2017 at 7:00 am.
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Phishing Attacks in the Utilities Industry

12 Prosinec, 2017 - 00:33

Introduction Larger businesses can sometimes hush up Phishing attempts, and the general public needs never be any the wiser. That is certainly not true for something like public utilities. It is going to be pretty obvious if the water shuts off all over the city; people stuck in elevators will be highly aware of the […]

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Phishing Attacks in the Utilities Industry was first posted on December 11, 2017 at 5:33 pm.
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Phishing Attacks in the Machinery Industry

12 Prosinec, 2017 - 00:26

Why Phish the Machinery Industry? Larger businesses can sometimes shrug off phishing attempts, announcing to the public that they experienced a problem, but that it was solved and no data was lost or stolen. But what do you do when your machinery gets hacked? Do you pay off the criminals demanding money to save your […]

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The “Poor Man’s Process Migration” in Windows

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:00

In the various pentesting activities, there are many instances where you need to “migrate” a particular Windows working process, typically a shell. The following are some scenarios under which this can happen: You have an unstable shell and need to move to a more robust process on the victim’s machine (typically explorer.exe which will live […]

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IoT Radio Communication Attack – Part 1 – Digital Signal Basics and Theory

11 Prosinec, 2017 - 14:00

This is the first post in the series named “IoT – Radio Hacking.” This is a large topic and to make it digestible I will break it into multiple articles. What I wish to cover in the series – Internet of things – IoT, we all have heard about IoT, right? IoT stands for Internet […]

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IoT Radio Communication Attack – Part 1 – Digital Signal Basics and Theory was first posted on December 11, 2017 at 7:00 am.
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CISM Domain 2: Information Risk Management (IRM)

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 22:01

Introduction This domain tests the knowledge base that CISM candidates must understand in order to show the ability to appropriately apply risk management principles and practices to an organization’s information security program. IRM involves the systematic application of management policies, procedures and practices to the tasks of identifying, analysing, evaluating, reporting and monitoring information-related risk. […]

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CISM Domain 2: Information Risk Management (IRM) was first posted on December 7, 2017 at 3:01 pm.
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CISM Domain 1: Information Security Governance

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 21:48

Introduction This domain reviews the body of knowledge and associated tasks that are necessary in developing an information security governance structure for candidates, and is aligned with organizational objectives. According to the Information Security Governance Guidance for Boards of Directors and Executive Management, 2nd Edition, the IT Governance Institute (ITGI) defines governance as “the set […]

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DoD RMF and Security Risk Management Salaries in 2017

7 Prosinec, 2017 - 00:49

Introduction As technology continues to innovate and evolve, so do its security risks. A career in security risk management, therefore, involves continuous learning and the ability to stay one step ahead of hackers, thieves, and enemies of the state. Security risk management can be a rewarding career with the top corporate position often being Chief […]

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Security+: Common Incident Response Procedures

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:16

Do you want to be certified under the CompTIA Security+ process? Are you interested in taking and owning this certification exam? Here are a couple of incident response procedures you need to be knowledgeable about in order to score high with ease. Preparation It must be said that Incident Response Plans (IRP) are critical in […]

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Security+: Application Security Controls and Techniques

6 Prosinec, 2017 - 15:02

CompTIA Security+ is a highly recognized certification process for information technology professionals that want to delve into the field of IT security and risk management. And the demand only gets higher as time passes, because everything done and happening in this world is becoming digitized and driven by machines. This means that more and more […]

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Security+: Risk Management Best Practices

5 Prosinec, 2017 - 21:06

Introduction Cybersecurity professionals deal with a constantly changing threat landscape. Information security knowledge becomes obsolete fast and professionals need regular interdisciplinary training to keep up with the industry pace. It is very important to recognize the need for a skillful labor force ready to cope with the management challenges of cybersecurity. The Computing Technology Industry […]

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