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5 Security Awareness Tips for HIPAA Compliance

27 Květen, 2018 - 22:18

Introduction The Healthcare field generates a lot of information that is very private. To address this issue, Congress passed what was originally known as the Kennedy-Kassebaum bill but was later changed to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA. HIPAA was intended to help people carry their health insurance from one company to another, […]

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Android Penetration Tools Walkthrough Series: AndroBugs Framework

27 Květen, 2018 - 19:14

Android apps are arguably the most commonly used features of smartphones on the market today. Our lives are made more organized, faster, and more streamlined as a result of them. However, with all of these Android apps in use and thousands more coming every year, debugging Android apps is becoming all the more important. To […]

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5 Ways to Identify a Spear Phishing Email

27 Květen, 2018 - 19:10

Spear phishing is a targeted form of email attack used to steal sensitive information through enticement, impersonation, or access-control bypassing techniques. In a normal phishing attack, the attacker sends the emails randomly to convince the victims to open an email containing the attachments with the embedded malware or links containing a virus. However, in the […]

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IoT Firmware Analysis — Firmwalker

27 Květen, 2018 - 19:05

IoT is the next big technology that will change the way we communicate and exchange data. Every day thousands of IoT devices are coming into the market. Most of these devices collect and exchange data over the cloud. Not much effort has been put into securing the IoT devices, thus understanding the security of IoT […]

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10 Things Employers Need to Know About Workplace Privacy Laws

27 Květen, 2018 - 18:57

Introduction In today’s fast-paced business world, a lot of job-related duties can be done virtually, or either in a brick and mortar office. Employees can use their Smartphones, social media accounts, and even personal Email to do what they need to do to get their work deliverables done on time. With this new fast becoming […]

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Importance of IP Fragmentation in Penetration Testing

27 Květen, 2018 - 18:54

Introduction Penetration testing is an extremely important testing aspect when we consider the optimum level of security for any system pertaining to crucial importance. It can be defined as a simulation testing done to check how the system security reacts to an actual attack. As it would be evident, penetration testing is done to check […]

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Android Penetration Tools Walkthrough Series: QARK

27 Květen, 2018 - 18:19

In this article, we are going to learn how to use the Quick Android Review Kit. QARK one of the most efficient Android static analysis tool developed by two LinkedIn security researchers — Tushar Dalvi and Tony Trummer. QARK is designed to look for several security-related Android application vulnerabilities, either in source code or packaged […]

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10 Most Common Phishing Attacks

27 Květen, 2018 - 17:57

Phishing is one of the most common ways for scammers to steal information. Through social engineering or deception, fraudsters attempt to trick people into handing over personal or confidential information to then use it for malicious purposes. With some basic information like your full name and address, a scammer could make you vulnerable to identity […]

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CISA Domain 1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems

27 Květen, 2018 - 17:25

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification exam focuses on five job practice areas, or domains. You can review them all here. In this article, we will focus on CISA Domain 1: The Process of Auditing Information Systems. This domain is the second largest, accounting for 21% of exam content, which underlines its importance to […]

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CISA Study Resources

27 Květen, 2018 - 17:14

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is for security professionals with an interest in information systems (IS) auditing, control and security. It is a globally recognized certification for IS audit control, assurance and security professionals. It validates your experience in auditing and demonstrates you are capable of accessing vulnerabilities, reporting on compliance and implementing controls […]

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Using Cloud Infrastructure to Gain Privacy and Anonymity

27 Květen, 2018 - 17:07

Why would a security professional need anonymity? Anonymity and the need for privacy are often associated with suspicious or even criminal activity. For instance, in the Cyber Security sector, one of the major challenges around breach detection and attribution is the fact that most attackers use technologies such as the TOR network, VPN providers, and […]

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Closing the Gender Gap: Women in Cybersecurity

25 Květen, 2018 - 23:05

March 8 was International Women’s Day. A lot of folks will say, “why do we need a special day for women? Women have equality now – don’t they?” To an extent, this is true. Compared to the 1950s, women in many Western countries have better access to education and the workplace. However, in the world […]

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CGEIT Domain 5: Resource Optimization

25 Květen, 2018 - 22:38

Introduction Resource optimization is the fifth (5) and last domain of ISACA’s Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) exam. This domain covers 15% of the overall objectives of the exam. The objective of this domain is to ensure that the use and allocation of IT resources, including infrastructure, applications, people, information, and services […]

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DoD 8570 IAM Certification – Level I

25 Květen, 2018 - 21:42

What is the DoD IAM Level 1? The Department of Defense (DoD) directive 8570 provides guidance on how the DoD workforce manages and executes Information Assurance (IA) functions. IA Technical (IAT) and IA Management (IAM) personnel are DoD workers that support certification and accreditation (C&A) or assessment and authorization (A&A) activities for DoD information systems. […]

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The International Association of Privacy Professionals CIPP/US Certification

25 Květen, 2018 - 21:30

Introduction Privacy issues have become increasingly important for organizations in recent years. While events such as Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations in 2013 began a conversation around privacy concerns, the more recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle as well as the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have once again pushed that conversation back […]

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Meet InfoSec Institute at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018

25 Květen, 2018 - 20:46

The InfoSec Institute team will be at Gartner’s Security & Risk Management Summit on June 4-7 in National Harbor, MD. Come find us in the in booth #1045 to see how our security awareness and phishing simulation platform engages employees to think about security every day and helps you build a lasting risk-aware culture. See SecurityIQ […]

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NIST CyberSecurity Framework

25 Květen, 2018 - 19:29

Introduction The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) is a U.S.-based organization that was tasked by the U.S. government with creating an inclusive framework that would encompass all aspects of cybersecurity, from threat assessments to best practices. There are currently two different frameworks that govern how cybersecurity is maintained and utilized within government agencies […]

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