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Top Threats to Online Voting from a Cybersecurity Perspective

15 Červen, 2018 - 16:30

Last year, NASA set up an online voting campaign to pick a name for an astronomical object, a small ice-covered asteroid roving through a remote part of the Solar system. Although the New Horizons space probe has yet to take a picture of it, thousands of people have thus learned about the newly discovered astronomical […]

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CISSP CAT Exam Deep Dive: Study Tips from InfoSec Institute Alum Joe Wauson

15 Červen, 2018 - 15:50

Joe Wauson is a Cyber Operations Planner at the United States Air Force. Currently based out of Germany, Joe enrolled in InfoSec Institute’s live online Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Boot Camp to help him prepare for the new CISSP CAT exam. Time zone differences meant Joe’s class started in the afternoon and ended […]

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Gaining Shell Access via UART Interface Part 3

14 Červen, 2018 - 20:00

This is the 3rd post in IoT-Hacking-Shell-via-UART series. I hope you have gone through the first two parts. If not, please go through them. In this part, I will explain how I was able to gain shell access on a smart camera via UART interface. About the Device – I already had a camera with […]

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The Decline of Ransomware and the Rise of Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

14 Červen, 2018 - 19:00

1. Introduction ISACA, an international association focused on IT governance, has recently released its annual study “State of Cybersecurity.” The study relates to the year 2018 and is based on feedback provided by 2,366 security leaders. It found that, while in the last year 62% of the respondents experienced ransomware attacks, only 45% of them […]

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Mechanics Behind Ransomware-as-a-Service

14 Červen, 2018 - 18:30

Introduction Ransomware is an increasingly serious concern, and this problem is getting worse over time. Initially, this malware began to compromise fixed targets such as individuals, but now the focus has changed and became much broader — from individuals to organizations. Hospitals, for instance, have become under attack by cyber attackers that carried out malicious […]

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Gaining Shell Access via UART Interface Part 2

14 Červen, 2018 - 18:00

This is the 2nd post in IoT-Hacking-Shell-via-UART series. I hope you have gone through the first part. If not, please go through it. In this post, I will cover Baud Rate, lab setup for performing UART exploitation and how one can identify UART pins for exploitation. This part aims to cover the remaining theory of […]

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What Is an IdM and How to Discover If You Need One

14 Červen, 2018 - 17:50

IdM is an abbreviation for “Identity Management,” i.e., management of user accounts. Let’s turn to Wikipedia: “IdM is the security discipline that enables the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times and for the right reasons.” Interestingly Wikipedia takes this definition from the Gartner IT Glossary.  I would like to expand […]

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Gaining Shell Access via UART Interface Part 1

14 Červen, 2018 - 17:10

What is IoT The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home, appliances, vehicle, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these objects to connect and exchange data. A word on IoT Security IoT is the next big technology which will change the way we communicate and […]

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The Viral Threat Doctors Don’t Learn About in Med School

13 Červen, 2018 - 21:55

In 2017, the three largest most publicized ransomware outbreaks were all reported within the healthcare industry. With ransomware still dominating the world of cybercrime, healthcare continues to be a particularly attractive target for hackers. The valuable data housed on these networks are ripe for financial gain on the dark web. The resulting breaches of protected […]

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How InfoSec Institute Alum Val Vask Stays Current on Pentesting & SCADA Standards

13 Červen, 2018 - 19:57

Val Vask is the Commercial Technical Lead at Bridges Consulting, a Maryland-based cybersecurity firm specializing in national security and commercial vulnerability challenges. Before starting work at Bridges, Val spent 20 years in the private sector working with federal and government agencies. He recently enrolled in four InfoSec Institute training courses to refresh his incident response […]

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After Google: How Program Manager Bill Poplawski Earned His CISM, Launched Consulting Firm After Retiring

13 Červen, 2018 - 16:05

Bill Poplawski is a seasoned security professional with decades of industry experience. After leaving Google in October 2017 to retire, Bill launched OBOTIS Group, a consulting firm offering information confidentiality, integrity and availability solutions to their clients. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Scrum Master, Bill enrolled in InfoSec Institute’s Certified Information Security Manager […]

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PowerShell For Pentesters Part 1: Introduction to PowerShell and Cmdlets

13 Červen, 2018 - 15:00

Introduction PowerShell represents one of the most interesting and powerful languages for a pentesting purpose. So, we will try to focus on this context with this suite of articles. This article represents the first one of the lab series about PowerShell for pentesters when we will begin by discovering the basics that we need to […]

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InfoSec Institute Announces $50,000 Cybersecurity Scholarship Program

12 Červen, 2018 - 14:51

Program Grows Awareness of Workforce Diversity Challenges, Widening Skills Gap InfoSec Institute today announced four new scholarship opportunities for cybersecurity students and aspiring information security professionals. Scholarships target underrepresented groups in cybersecurity and are valued at $12,600 each. Each award includes certification exam vouchers to give recipients the skills, credentials and experience needed to secure […]

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Why U.S. Navy Operations Department Lead Edward Brown Earned His CEH With InfoSec Institute

11 Červen, 2018 - 15:23

Edward Brown is an Operations Department Lead at the Navy Information Warfare Training Command in San Diego, CA. He holds Project Management Professional (PMP) and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certifications, and earned his Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification with InfoSec Institute in early 2018. Edward plans to earn his Certified Information Systems Security Professional […]

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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Study Resources

7 Červen, 2018 - 23:06

What is the Certified Ethical Hacker Certification? The Certified Ethical Hacker certification, or CEH, is one of the most popular certifications used to prove a person’s cybersecurity knowledge and expertise. An Ethical Hacker should be able to think, act and use the same tools a malicious hacker. However, rather than use their abilities to cause […]

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Top Five SecurityIQ Phishing Templates: May Edition

7 Červen, 2018 - 22:09

May was a busy month for SecurityIQ administrators! We sat down and crunched the numbers to bring you the most popular phishing templates of the month — or the templates with the most sends in May. Use this list to find inspiration for your upcoming campaigns, or to see how your team compared to the […]

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GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN) Certification

7 Červen, 2018 - 00:51

What is the GPEN Certification? The GIAC® Penetration Tester (GPEN) is a vendor-neutral certification created and administered by the Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC). The GPEN certification is internationally recognized as a validation of advanced-level penetration testing skills. The certification is tailored for security personnel whose job duties involve targeting networks to find security vulnerabilities. […]

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The International Association of Privacy Professionals CIPM Certification

7 Červen, 2018 - 00:42

Introduction The Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) is one of several popular privacy-focused certifications offered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to education about data privacy. Privacy has become a top issue for organizations in recent years. The issue of data privacy received worldwide attention in 2013 when Edward […]

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The International Association of Privacy Professionals CIPP/E Certification

7 Červen, 2018 - 00:23

Introduction The Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) certification is one of several certifications offered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to education about data privacy. IAPP is one of the longest-running, privacy-dedicated organizations in the world. It hosts regular conferences on privacy issues and offers a variety of certifications […]

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AWS Security Monitoring Checklist

6 Červen, 2018 - 19:58

Since every organization is moving towards cloud, the roles and responsibilities of in-house security teams have increased a lot. Due to lack of complete ownership, security teams do not have visibility and control of the underlying/leased infrastructure. In this article, we will examine the security checklist for AWS which every security team should keep an […]

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