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CIP

29 Květen, 2020 - 17:34

Introduction Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) was created by Open DeviceNet Vendors Association Company (ODVA) specifically for automating industrial processes for sharing the data among various components in ICS (Industrial Control Systems) network. ODVA supports different sections and extensions of CIP: CIP safety, CIP Energy, CIP Sync and CIP Motion.  The design and implementation of CIP […]

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CK 00: CTF walkthrough [Part 1]

28 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

In this article, we will solve a Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge that was posted on VulnHub by Vishal Biswas. Per the description given by the author, this is an easy-level CTF to learn some privilege escalation techniques. The target of this CTF is to get the root access of the target machine and read the […]

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CK 00: CTF walkthrough [Part 1] was first posted on May 28, 2020 at 8:03 am.
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Should you phish-test your remote workforce?

28 Květen, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction: New wave of phishing When the novel coronavirus pandemic began, it caused more than a medical emergency and lockdowns. Like many events before, it also caused an increase in phishing. Attacks have been aimed at VPNs and remote workers to take advantage of weaker security in such a new situation for many employees and […]

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Open vs Proprietary Protocols

27 Květen, 2020 - 16:39

Introduction To understand ICS/SCADA networks and how various components communicate with each other, we need to understand the underlying protocols that are being used by these systems. “Protocol” means how two or more than two systems will talk/communicate with each other. Every protocol has been designed specifically for a particular need and serves its own […]

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How to build hands-on cybersecurity skills on a budget

27 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

Introduction Cybersecurity is a constantly changing field, so a passion for lifelong learning is a must for infosec professionals. Staying ahead of the bad guys means keeping up with the changing threat landscape and the tools necessary to stop malicious actors in their tracks.  Fortunately, there are a ton of affordable cybersecurity training resources for […]

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Overview of phishing techniques: Fake invoice/bills

27 Květen, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction Invoices can be a costly matter — and not always in the usual sense. Phishers believe that you would have a hard time spotting fake bills, which is why they’re increasingly using them as part of their mass mailings.  These scams happen when adversaries trick individuals into transferring funds by acting as legitimate companies. […]

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Certifications compared: Linux+ vs RHCSA/RHCE

26 Květen, 2020 - 15:05

Introduction: Linux talent most sought-after by employers In the past couple of years, there has been a growing demand for open source skills in order to fill shortage gaps. According to the 2018 Open Source Technology Jobs Report, 87% of surveyed hiring companies had difficulties finding the right talents, and 83% are prioritizing hiring professionals […]

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Certifications compared: Linux+ vs RHCSA/RHCE was first posted on May 26, 2020 at 8:05 am.
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Recruiting externally vs. training internally: 5 tips to improve your cybersecurity talent pipeline in 2020

26 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

Introduction If you are in the market for cybersecurity talent, you do not need to hear (again) just how hard it is to find candidates for your job postings. Across every industry and organizations big and small, you see the impact that each one of the 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs (as cited by Cybersecurity […]

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Recruiting externally vs. training internally: 5 tips to improve your cybersecurity talent pipeline in 2020 was first posted on May 26, 2020 at 8:03 am.
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6 tips for getting a salary increase in cybersecurity

26 Květen, 2020 - 15:01

Whether you’re saving up for a dream house or simply want some extra spending money on the weekend, getting a salary raise in cybersecurity will certainly help you achieve your financial goals. However, going out and getting the salary bump can often feel easier said than done!  So, what are some things you can do […]

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How much can I make in cybersecurity?

25 Květen, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction: The cybersecurity job market Cybersecurity is a growing field, and with the shortage of specialists expected to grow and the prospect of up to 3.5 million unfilled job positions by 2021, it’s a good time to enter the profession. In the cybersecurity labor market, there’s an increasingly high demand with a relatively low supply, […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Traverxec

21 Květen, 2020 - 15:02

Today, we will be continuing with our exploration of Hack the Box (HTB) machines as seen in previous articles. This walkthrough is of an HTB machine named Traverxec. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have to solve the puzzle (simple […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Traverxec was first posted on May 21, 2020 at 8:02 am.
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Best entry-level cybersecurity jobs for veterans with security clearance

21 Květen, 2020 - 15:00

Introduction Military veterans have a variety of in-demand skill sets that make them highly desirable candidates for some of the fast-rising cybersecurity positions in the industry. Along with the years of experience with problem-solving, discipline and mental and physical rigor, veterans often have another ace in their hand — security clearance — that can push […]

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Outsourcing cybersecurity: What services to outsource, what to keep in-house

20 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

The growing need for outsourced cybersecurity The growing number and sophistication of threats that organizations face daily puts a bigger demand on cybersecurity. With roaming users accessing the network and data from everywhere, the challenges of protecting assets are even greater and require an increasing number of resources. To help solve some of these challenges, […]

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Critical security concerns for the financial services industry

20 Květen, 2020 - 15:00

Compliance regulations in the financial services industry  The financial services industry is heavily regulated with compliance requirements focusing on the management of risk and fraud. The sector must comply with a raft of regulatory measures, including:  PSD2 MLD4 MiFID PCI-DSS GLBA SOX EBA National/state data protection law Financial service providers also must comply with the […]

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Cybersecurity budgeting and spending trends 2020: How does yours compare?

19 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

Cybersecurity spending grows Protecting data and assets becomes more complicated as threats evolve. Cybersecurity budgets continue to grow every year, reflecting this complexity. Analyst data shows that spending on cybersecurity is not only growing, but also growing faster than IT spending overall. Gartner has estimated that worldwide security spending grew 10.5% in 2019, compared to […]

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Cybersecurity budgeting and spending trends 2020: How does yours compare? was first posted on May 19, 2020 at 8:03 am.
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Critical security concerns facing government

19 Květen, 2020 - 15:00

Challenge 1: Staying compliant If the government enforces regulations, then its various departments and functions must also comply with those same regulations. Major data security regulations include: Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA): This is part of the 2002 Homeland Security Act, which mandates how federal agencies should protect their systems and information. It applies […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Mango

18 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

Today, we will be continuing with our exploration of Hack the Box (HTB) machines as seen in previous articles. This walkthrough is of an HTB machine named Mango. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have to solve the puzzle (simple […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Mango was first posted on May 18, 2020 at 8:03 am.
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Critical security concerns facing the energy & utility industry

18 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

A perfect storm of technical & human vulnerabilities The global dependency and wide use of utility companies makes the system highly vulnerable to both natural and human-made disasters. This industry is an especially attractive target for state-sponsored and cybercrime gangs, who often launch attacks for political and extortion reasons.  Stuxnet is an infamous example — […]

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7 ways K-12 teachers can help close the cybersecurity skills gap

14 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

Introduction Security professionals have grown ubiquitous across many industries. However, the workforce is still seeing a shortage of talent that actually has the knowledge and skills to defend businesses against cyber threats, especially at advanced levels of experience. In fact, due to a global surge in cybersecurity awareness (and consequently, hiring demand), the skills gap […]

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7 ways K-12 teachers can help close the cybersecurity skills gap was first posted on May 14, 2020 at 8:03 am.
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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Registry

14 Květen, 2020 - 15:03

Today, we will be continuing with our exploration of Hack the Box (HTB) machines as seen in previous articles. This walkthrough is of an HTB machine named Registry. HTB is an excellent platform that hosts machines belonging to multiple OSes. It also has some other challenges as well. Individuals have to solve the puzzle (simple […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Registry was first posted on May 14, 2020 at 8:03 am.
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