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The Security+ CBK Domains: Information And Updates

31 Květen, 2018 - 00:19

Introduction One of the key reasons why CompTIA’s Security+ is such a great entry-level certification is that its domains are built on a simple premise: A strong focus on hands-on practical skills. This ensures that, by taking on and succeeding in the exam, certification holders are ready to deal with real-world situations, scenarios based on […]

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The Ultimate Guide to CompTIA’s Security+ Certification

30 Květen, 2018 - 23:54

Introduction One of the quickest ways to develop cybersecurity skills and gain some experience is by earning one of the many available certifications. That leads to an important question: What is the ideal certification for an entry-level professional? To answer that, it is good to point out a few characteristics of a good credential. For […]

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10 Tips to Increase IoT Cameras Protection

30 Květen, 2018 - 21:16

From various security reports on IoT botnets, we know that most digital video surveillance systems used by small and medium-sized businesses contain vulnerabilities and can be hacked. This article shades light on top reasons why IoT cameras are weak from a security perspective and provides ways to protect the video surveillance systems. Once the digital […]

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Android Penetration Tools Walkthrough Series: AppMon

30 Květen, 2018 - 20:13

AppMon is a suite of Python scripts that make gathering information on and penetration testing Android and iOS apps easier. AppMon integrates with the popular Frida dynamic instrumentation toolkit that provides access to information and capabilities similar to debugging an app. With the Frida toolkit running as a service on an Android device, it can […]

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User and Entity Behavioral Analytics (UEBA) Overview

30 Květen, 2018 - 19:00

The human factor is one of the key issues of information security. On the one hand, humans are common sources of various threats to information security, and on the other hand, monitoring the behavior of legitimate users in the information system allows us to identify possible malicious activities. For example, in the case of a […]

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CISSP FAQs – The Top 10

30 Květen, 2018 - 18:35

Introduction The ISC (2) is one of the leading Cybersecurity cert organizations in the world. They offer numerous certs, such as the following: The Certified Information Systems Professional Security Professional (CISSP); The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP); The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP); The Certified Authorization Professional (CAP); The Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP). […]

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Finding and Exploiting XXE – XML External Entities Injection

30 Květen, 2018 - 17:56

In this article, we will have an in-depth look at how to find and exploit XML External Entity Injection vulnerabilities. Introduction XXE (XML External Entity) as the name suggests, is a type of attack relevant to the applications parsing XML data. As per the XML standard specification, an entity can be considered as a type […]

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Virtual Machines vs. Containers

30 Květen, 2018 - 17:00

What technology is more secure? Many people think that virtual machines are more secure. In theory, yes, but in practice … there are doubts. We often hear statements such as, “HTTPS is well protected,” or “HTTP is not secure.” However, what do we mean by these phrases? “It is difficult to track down and launch […]

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Android Penetration Tools Walkthrough Series: Drozer

30 Květen, 2018 - 16:49

Introduction Drozer from MWR labs (formerly known as Mercury) is one of the most leveraged Android security frameworks for pentesting Android applications. Drozer enables scanning for security vulnerabilities in Android applications by taking the role of a native Android application and interacting with the Dalvik Virtual Machine, other applications’ IPC endpoints and the OS beneath. […]

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The VPNFilter: A Powerful Botnet of More Than 500k Devices Ready to Attack

30 Květen, 2018 - 06:19

VPNFilter botnet – The discovery Security researchers at Talos group, along with colleagues from other cybersecurity firms and law enforcement agencies, have discovered a huge botnet composed of more than 500,000 compromised routers and network-attached storage (NAS) devices. The experts believe the botnet, tracked as VPNFilter, was the product of the Russian Government and was operated by one […]

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GDPR Provides Scammers with a New Golden Opportunity

30 Květen, 2018 - 06:15

GDPR latest: Fraudsters posing as banks in data protection emails phishing scam The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has arrived, and crooks are ready to exploit the media attention on the new law to launch cyber-attacks against unaware users. Several US websites including the one belonging to Los Angeles Times have temporarily been made unavailable in EU counties as a precaution due to the […]

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Enterprise WordPress Security Behaviors Everyone Can Implement

30 Květen, 2018 - 00:07

  WordPress powers 30% of the Internet and shows no signs of slowing down. Cyber crime is expected to reach trillions of dollars in damages in a few years. Boosting site security falls on everyone including IT, design, marketers, and authors, not just security professionals. Education on security best practices has to be a fundamental […]

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Addressing the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage at the Undergraduate Level

29 Květen, 2018 - 22:01

Introduction One of the biggest decisions you can make in your life is what career you want to pursue. Often this decision is made early on in adulthood at the point of entering tertiary education. A career in the tech industry is an essential part of the economy and the numbers confirm this; for example, […]

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Why Military Veterans Make Good Cybersecurity Professionals

29 Květen, 2018 - 21:56

Introduction Cybersecurity is a career that is increasingly broadening in scope as cybercriminals test the skills and resilience of security professionals by constantly changing and improving their attack tactics. In 2017, for example, there was a doubling of cybersecurity incidents; just when we think it can’t get any worse, it does (1). This broadening of […]

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Minorities in Cybersecurity: The Importance of a Diverse Security Workforce

29 Květen, 2018 - 21:45

In an earlier article, we looked specifically at the gender gap in cybersecurity. (1) This article will look more closely at the wider area of diversity – people from all walks of life, of all creeds, representing all ethnicities. The world is made up of peoples of many different backgrounds, and yet, our cybersecurity workforce […]

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Tips From Gil Owens on How To Pass the CISSP CAT Exam on the First Attempt

29 Květen, 2018 - 16:26

InfoSec Institute alum Gil Owens is a Cyber Systems Engineer at Peraton. Gil, a military-trained counterterrorism analyst, transitioned into a defense contractor role six years ago where he focuses on cyber defense and threat management. He’s earned his Network+, Security+, CEH, CCNA and CISSP certifications, and is preparing to take his CASP with InfoSec Institute […]

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How InfoSec Institute Alum Rexson Serrao Earned the World’s Highest CGEIT Score

29 Květen, 2018 - 15:51

InfoSec Institute alum Rexson Serrao is Senior Director of IT, PMO and Planning at the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) in San Francisco. After enrolling in InfoSec Institute’s Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) Boot Camp and sitting his exam, Rex recieved global recognition from ISACA for earning the world’s highest CGEIT […]

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How Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township Combats Ransomware With SecurityIQ

29 Květen, 2018 - 14:56

The Metropolitan School District (MSD) of Wayne Township is located in the heart of Indiana. The district is home to 16,500 students, 2,500 employees and over 15,000 computers and devices. After experiencing four ransomware attacks in a few short years, Chief Technology Officer Pete Just knew it was time to take a new approach to […]

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GIAC Certifications Overview

27 Květen, 2018 - 23:26

GIAC® certifications are created and administered by the Global Information Assurance Certification and cover a variety of security domains. GIAC certifications vary from management and leadership to deep levels of penetration testing, reverse engineering and more. In this article, we will take a look at different certifications that GIAC has to offer, broken down by […]

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Linux+ Certification and InfoSec Institute’s Linux-related Training and Courses

27 Květen, 2018 - 22:59

Linux operating system (OS) is used by many users both at home and at the office: it is running on personal computers, mobile devices, and web server systems on-premise, hosted or in the cloud. So, why so many Linux addicts? Free, open-source and with a community of enthusiastic supporters and experts, Linux is the choice […]

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