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Hashcat Tutorial for Beginners

9 Duben, 2018 - 20:25

Introduction Hashcat is a well-known password cracker. It is designed to break even the most complex passwords. To do this, it enables the cracking of a specific password in multiple ways, combined with versatility and speed. Password representations are primarily associated with hash keys, such as MD5, SHA, WHIRLPOOL, RipeMD, etc. They are also defined […]

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All You Need to Know About the Cambridge Analytica Privacy Scandal

9 Duben, 2018 - 19:47

Introduction The commercial data analytics company Cambridge Analytica is in the middle of one of the biggest privacy scandals of the last years; the firm has used data harvested by Facebook to target US voters in the 2016 Presidential election. The data were collected by a group of academics that then shared it with the […]

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2017 OWASP A9 Update: Using Components With Known Vulnerabilities

9 Duben, 2018 - 19:35

Introduction It does not take a rocket scientist to understand using components with known vulnerabilities is a very poor choice. While solving this issue may sound straightforward, i.e., using components with NO known vulnerabilities, it still is quite a challenge. As of 2017, it remains a serious issue that, if overlooked, may severely impact your […]

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Combat Business Email Compromise Scams With New Awareness Training Tools From SecurityIQ

6 Duben, 2018 - 17:25

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are growing in both frequency and severity. According to the FBI, BEC attacks cost businesses $5.3 billion from 2013 to 2016 — a figure Trend Micro predicts will grow to $9 billion by the end of 2018. BEC attacks are one of the most costly security threats facing your organization […]

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2017 OWASP A6 Update: Security Misconfiguration

6 Duben, 2018 - 14:48

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a volunteer group whose goal is to build a more robust Internet. One of their flagship publications is the Ten Most Critical Web Application Security Risks list, which was reviewed and republished last year. The 2017 list is the first major update since 2013; it went through […]

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2017 OWASP A5 Update: Broken Access Control

5 Duben, 2018 - 14:53

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) announced a major update to their Ten Most Critical Web Application Security Risks list in 2017. Last updated in 2013, OWASP’s list is considered an important reference document for both developers and managers. After two drafts and public commentary, the final 2017 version was released in November. Newly […]

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2017 OWASP A4 Update: XML External Entities (XXE)

4 Duben, 2018 - 22:30

Extensible Markup Language External Entities (XXE) is currently ranked fourth on OWASP’s 2017 Top Ten list of application security risks. Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a widely used data format. It can be found in: HTML Windows document files (.docx) SVG (scalable vector graphics) EXIF image files Or in various types of web services including: […]

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2017 OWASP A1 Update: Injection

4 Duben, 2018 - 00:54

Injection is a type of security flaw that has topped the OWASP Top Ten since around 2010. This means it is not a new vulnerability, and despite information on how to prevent it, it continues to be a problem. Any application that allows user input is potentially vulnerable to injection. There are ways to prevent […]

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How to Prevent Business Email Compromise With Multi-Factor Authentication

3 Duben, 2018 - 00:30

Business email compromise (BEC) scams cost businesses $5.3 billion from 2013 to 2016. BEC fraud is a problem for companies of all sizes and all sectors. In fact, in Q4 of 2017, almost 89% of companies had experienced at least one email fraud attack. A BEC scam starts with an email and ends with a […]

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DDoS protection: Cloud Overflow

2 Duben, 2018 - 19:31

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Every organization operating online services facing the public internet, will at some point in time need to deal with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack. This is usually a targeted attack where, as part of a ransom demand or an activism campaign, a significant amount of traffic is directed […]

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Using Security Awareness Training to Prevent Business Email Compromise (BEC)

2 Duben, 2018 - 15:27

Business email compromise (BEC) is an example of where the line between cybercrime and cybersecurity blurs. These scams involve a company and sometimes an individual being targeted by a cybercriminal with the objective of scamming money. BEC scammers go about this by using the kinds of things that make a human tick — trust, deception […]

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What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?

2 Duben, 2018 - 15:11

Social media platforms may be a popular communication mode, but email remains the preferred business communication tool. The Radicati Group expects this love affair with email to grow to 319.6 billion emails sent and received — per day — by 2021. It’s no wonder the beady eyes of the cybercriminal are focused on ways to […]

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OWASP Top 10 Application Security Risks: 2013 vs 2017

2 Duben, 2018 - 14:00

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a global, nonprofit organization aiming to improve the security of applications and raise awareness of secure coding practices. They create new tools for both individuals and organizations, and build practical, knowledge-based documentation for the security community. The OWASP Top 10 is a list of common and critical […]

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1 Duben, 2018 - 20:41



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1 Duben, 2018 - 19:47



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Common CGEIT Job Titles and Salaries

30 Březen, 2018 - 23:37

Introduction Our last two articles examined the CGEIT cert in more detail. The first one provided an overview into the particulars of the actual exam, and the second one addressed the top 15 FAQs associated with it. In this article, we continue with the theme of the CGEIT, focusing upon the various job titles that […]

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CGEIT Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

30 Březen, 2018 - 22:46

Introduction Out last article provided an overview into what the CGEIT is all about. Essentially, it is a cert that specializes in IT governance. As described, it is a very specialized kind of cert, and there is only a small percentage of IT professionals worldwide that actually possess it. It is geared primarily towards the […]

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CGEIT Exam Details And Process

30 Březen, 2018 - 22:32

Introduction Navigating throughout the ISACA website can prove challenging when trying to retrieve desired information about taking the CGEIT exam, and few other resources provide hopefuls the insight they need to decide if the CGEIT is something worth pursuing, and when. There are several frequently asked questions that come up amongst individuals wishing to learn […]

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How To Become CGEIT Certified – Certification Requirements

30 Březen, 2018 - 22:22

Professionals in Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance careers that are looking to extend their knowledge in information technology (IT) governance principles and practices may consider taking the CGEIT exam to further their success. The CGEIT certification, offered by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) shows potential employers that the applicant has proved to […]

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CGEIT Certification: Overview and Career Path

30 Březen, 2018 - 22:14

Introduction The importance of IT governance for a company is impossible to ignore. Its goal is basically to ensure that the IT infrastructure match and support the business goals of an organization in an effective way. From optimizing resources to developing strategies and prioritizing initiatives, a professional expert in governance strives to deliver plans and […]

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