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Developing Security Champions within DevOps — CyberSpeak Podcast

9 Listopad, 2018 - 11:10

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Ty Sbano, head of security at Periscope Data, talks about spreading security awareness and building Security Champions in the world of DevOps. In the podcast, Weller and host Chris Sienko discuss: Why is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which just ended, so important? (1:35) What are […]

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Developing Security Champions within DevOps — CyberSpeak Podcast was first posted on November 9, 2018 at 4:10 am.
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How is Cybercrime Impacting the Financial Sector? — CyberSpeak Podcast

3 Listopad, 2018 - 02:09

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Todd Weller, chief strategy officer at Bandura Systems, discusses cybercrime in the financial sector and how to build a security awareness program on a budget. In the podcast, Weller and host Chris Sienko discuss: How has cybersecurity in the financial sector changed over time? (1:15) […]

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How is Cybercrime Impacting the Financial Sector? — CyberSpeak Podcast was first posted on November 2, 2018 at 8:09 pm.
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Node 1: CTF Walkthrough

1 Listopad, 2018 - 23:23

In this article, we will learn to solve a Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge which was posted on VulnHub by Rob. According to the information given in the description by the author of the challenge, this CTF is a medium-level boot-to-root challenge in which you need to capture two flags. The first flag needs to […]

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Golden Eye 1: CTF Walkthrough, Part 2

31 Říjen, 2018 - 23:28

In this article, we will continue the “GoldenEye” Capture-The-Flag challenge. This CTF was posted on VulnHub by its author, Creosote. As per the description given by the author, this is an intermediate-level machine designed as one of the OSCP vulnerable machines. The goal of this challenge is to read the flags in the root directory. […]

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Golden Eye 1: CTF Walkthrough, Part 2 was first posted on October 31, 2018 at 5:28 pm.
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Best Practices for Threat Hunting in Large Networks

31 Říjen, 2018 - 22:59

When we think of modern threat hunting, we think about proactively looking for exceptional situations across the network. Rather than waiting for an incident to occur, threat hunters work proactively, assuming attackers are already inside the network and attempt to track them down. Threat hunters make educated assumptions, such as “PowerShell remoting is used to […]

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Top 30 Malware Analyst Interview Questions and Answers for 2018

31 Říjen, 2018 - 22:44

Introduction The importance of malware analysts in the world today needs no introduction. With that said, the questions that one may be asked on a job interview for this position do need an introduction. The questions that one may be asked in the course of a malware analyst job interview can come from a veritable […]

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Top 30 Malware Analyst Interview Questions and Answers for 2018 was first posted on October 31, 2018 at 4:44 pm.
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The Regulatory Impacts of Phishing Attacks

31 Říjen, 2018 - 22:14

Phishing attacks can be a daily threat to everyone both in their personal and professional lives. The fact that a successful phishing attack can compromise an account and force a password reset is well-known. Here, we’ll be talking about how phishing threatens an organization’s compliance with regulations designed to protect the sensitive information under their […]

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CamuBot Banking Malware Stands out for Its Ability to Bypass Biometric Authentication

31 Říjen, 2018 - 22:10

A few days ago, security experts from IBM X-Force spotted a new strain of malware, tracked under the name CamuBot and targeting Brazilian bank customers. The malicious code immediately caught the attention of the researchers because it attempts to bypass biometric account protections. The Brazilian underground is characterized by its offering of banking Trojans. Many forms […]

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VulnHub Machines Walkthrough Series: SkyTower

31 Říjen, 2018 - 21:29

Continuing with our series on VulnHub walkthroughs, in this article we will see a walkthrough of another interesting VulnHub machine. This one is called “SkyTower.” Note: For all these machines, I have used the VMware workstation to provision VMs. Kali Linux VM will be my attacking box. Also, the techniques used are solely for educational […]

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VulnHub Machines Walkthrough Series: SkyTower was first posted on October 31, 2018 at 3:29 pm.
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VulnHub Machines Walkthrough Series: VulnOSV2

31 Říjen, 2018 - 20:51

In this article series, we will be looking at some interesting VulnHub virtual machines. This time, we will take a look at a VulnHub machine called VulnOSV2. Note: For all these machines I have used VMware workstation to provision VMs. Kali Linux VM will be my attacking box. Also, the techniques used are solely for […]

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VulnHub Machines Walkthrough Series: VulnOSV2 was first posted on October 31, 2018 at 2:51 pm.
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The Magecart Cybercrime Group Is Threatening E-Commerce Websites Worldwide

30 Říjen, 2018 - 23:58

Introduction In recent weeks, the Magecart cybercrime group has conducted a number of successful attacks against e-commerce websites worldwide. The group specializes in compromising e-commerce websites to steal payment details belonging to visitors that make purchases online. The group has been active since at least 2015, and recently it has hacked several websites, including Ticketmaster […]

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CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification: An Overview

30 Říjen, 2018 - 23:37

Introduction What are organizational leaders going to do about today’s IT skills gap and to help keep their non-technical employees current with the rapid pace at which the tech sector is evolving? The answer could be upskilling the workforce with a certification like CompTIA’s IT Fundamentals+. This credential is quickly gaining an important role as […]

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6-Step Security Awareness Checklist for College Students

30 Říjen, 2018 - 23:20

Introduction Technology plays a huge role in a student’s life on campus. It’s how they socialize with friends and family, work on assignments and handle their finances. Like anything that plays such a large role in life, it’s important to keep it safe. That’s where security awareness comes into play! Essentially, security awareness is the […]

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LetsEncrypt: The Free HTTPS Certificate Generator [product overview]

30 Říjen, 2018 - 23:05

LetsEncrypt is a free way to set up your websites to use HTTPS, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. In this article, we will explore the benefits of doing so and how to accomplish it using LetsEncrypt. LetsEncrypt and HTTPS Before getting into the specifics of using LetsEncrypt, it’s important to make sure that everyone is […]

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LetsEncrypt: The Free HTTPS Certificate Generator [product overview] was first posted on October 30, 2018 at 5:05 pm.
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A Brief Introduction to the OpenVAS Vulnerability Scanner

30 Říjen, 2018 - 22:50

What Is the OpenVAS Vulnerability Scanner? The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a vulnerability scanner maintained and distributed by Greenbone Networks. It is intended to be an all-in-one vulnerability scanner with a variety of built-in tests and a Web interface designed to make setting up and running vulnerability scans fast and easy while providing […]

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The Dangers of HTTPS and Extended Validation Certificates

30 Říjen, 2018 - 22:35

Extended Validation (EV) certificates are an advanced type of digital certificate that websites use to enable HTTPS. Their purpose is to help fight phishing sites by allowing the official websites of legitimate companies to show the name of the company in the URL bar. In practice, though, EV certificates can be dangerous when dealing with […]

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Taking an Identity Selfie – Self-Sovereign Identity and the Blockchain

30 Říjen, 2018 - 22:25

In the early 2000s, there was a lot of work around defining what digital identity was and how it could be used in a connected digital world. In 2005, Kim Cameron of Microsoft came up with a set of laws for a digital identity metasystem. He named them the “Laws of Identity.” Within the remit […]

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Top 10 Endpoint Protection Software Solutions

30 Říjen, 2018 - 22:18

We all hear about endpoint protection solutions in our daily lives, but how many of us have actually looked at the current state of play in the market? In this article, we have compiled a list of the top ten endpoint protection software solutions that are available today, and what their specific pros and cons […]

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Top 10 Endpoint Protection Software Solutions was first posted on October 30, 2018 at 4:18 pm.
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Trend Micro: Endpoint Encryption Data Protection Solution [product overview]

30 Říjen, 2018 - 22:06

With the growing number of data breaches and the increased penalties associated with them, the need for an enterprise-wide solution for data encryption is essential. However, according to a survey by Thales eSecurity and the Ponemon Institute, only 43% of organizations have an encryption strategy that is consistently applied throughout the enterprise. Trend Micro’s Endpoint […]

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Sophos: Endpoint Protection [product overview]

30 Říjen, 2018 - 21:55

Introduction Sophos Endpoint Protection is an easy-to-use, simple application for your endpoint devices, whether they run Windows, Linux or Mac OS. It is able to protect a wide variety of systems against malware and threats to your network and computer systems. Sophos has created an endpoint security system that integrates technologies such as malicious traffic […]

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Sophos: Endpoint Protection [product overview] was first posted on October 30, 2018 at 3:55 pm.
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