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Phish testing: What to do about so-called “repeat offenders”

1 hodina 1 min zpět

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Phish testing: What to do about so-called “repeat offenders” was first posted on July 18, 2019 at 3:03 pm.
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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Help

8 hodin 42 min zpět

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 Help. 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 — Help was first posted on July 18, 2019 at 8:02 am.
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Cybersecurity analyst certifications

8 hodin 43 min zpět

Introduction: How to become a cybersecurity analyst Do you want to be in a role that helps keep an organization’s sensitive information secure? If so, then you might want to look into cybersecurity analyst positions.  This is actually a great time to enter this profession, which is projected to grow significantly in the next few […]

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Cybersecurity engineer interview questions and answers

17 Červenec, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction Sitting down in a room full of strangers under stressful conditions isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. Very few people enjoy job interviews because of the pressure and formal atmosphere that they often generate. But as a cybersecurity engineer, you will be expected to deal with high-pressure situations while remaining calm and knowledgeable, […]

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CySA+ domain #2: Network-based attacks

17 Červenec, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Hosted by CompTIA and currently on its first exam version, the Cyber Security Analyst + certification (or CySA+) is new among the forefront of cybersecurity certifications available. One of the most prevalent, real-world examples of cybersecurity issues organizations encounter is network-based attacks, so it should come as no surprise that this material will be […]

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Pentesting as part of an organizational security program

16 Červenec, 2019 - 15:02

Introduction Robust IT security programs are a must for any organizations that rely more and more on information system infrastructures to manage data, activities, business procedures and relations with clients. As so much is stored and processed through a company’s IT systems, no business, regardless of size and type of industry, is safe from attackers […]

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Pentesting as part of an organizational security program was first posted on July 16, 2019 at 8:02 am.
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Exploring the viability of signature recognition biometrics

16 Červenec, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction Signature recognition is a biometric modality that stores and compares the behavioral patterns which are integral to the process of generating a signature. Some of the factors that are analyzed include the speed, variations in timing and the pressure applied to the pen when an individual composes a signature. Of all the biometric modalities […]

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The CySA+ knowledge domains

16 Červenec, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Launched in 2017, The Cyber Security Analyst certification, or CySA+ is one of the latest cybersecurity certifications to join the pack of career-boosting certs. Hosted by CompTIA, this certification verifies that the certification holder is competent to identify threats, configure and use a variety of threat detection tools and to perform data analysis. This […]

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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — Lightweight

15 Červenec, 2019 - 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 Lightweight. 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 — Lightweight was first posted on July 15, 2019 at 8:02 am.
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Anti-spam legislation for system administrators

15 Červenec, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction Each country has its own anti-spam laws. As a result, many system administrators are confused about the laws that they need to use to find out whether emails sent to their organizations are spam or not. In general, they need to look at three things: the anti-spam laws of the countries where their organizations […]

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Cybersecurity analyst salary

15 Červenec, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction A cybersecurity analyst is an integral part of a cybersecurity team. The cybersecurity analyst works to ensure that the organization they work for is safe from cyberthreats. To do this they perform a number of highly skilled duties, including involvement in designing and implementing secure networks — which involves analyzing those networks for threats […]

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Hacking cars, getting arrested and a career in cybersecurity

15 Červenec, 2019 - 09:00

Alissa Knight, senior analyst at Aite Group, discusses her work penetration testing connected cars and the ups and downs of her security career, from getting arrested for hacking as a teenager to becoming a senior security analyst and her upcoming book on hacking modern vehicles. In the podcast, Knight and host Chris Sienko discuss: – […]

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Hacking cars, getting arrested and a career in cybersecurity was first posted on July 15, 2019 at 2:00 am.
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Hack the Box (HTB) machines walkthrough series — YPuffy

11 Červenec, 2019 - 15:01

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 YPuffy. 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 — YPuffy was first posted on July 11, 2019 at 8:01 am.
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Cybersecurity analyst job description

11 Červenec, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Are you the type of person who likes to work things out from first principles? If someone tells you the Earth revolves around the sun, do you need evidence to prove it? Do you find yourself analyzing everything you come across, especially when it involves technology? If so, a career as a cybersecurity analyst […]

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Closing the cyber skills gap: Advice from a CEO, CTO and educator

11 Červenec, 2019 - 09:00

The shortage of cybersecurity professionals has grown to nearly 3 million globally, with approximately 498,000 openings in North America. In addition, the half-life of technical skills has shrunk to approximately two years. Finding new cybersecurity workers and continually developing their skills is vital for organizations’ data security — and an opportunity for those beginning or […]

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What does a director of fraud and identity do?

10 Červenec, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction One can find many articles about the responsibilities of system administrators, computer crime investigators, incident responders, disaster recovery managers, directors of security, application penetration testers and other information security specialists. However, there is little information about the responsibilities of directors of fraud and identity. The purpose of this article is to outline the major […]

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How to become an information security professional

10 Červenec, 2019 - 15:00

Introduction Information security is not only a growing field, but one in which there is a tremendous need for knowledgeable talent. Our society has become more dangerous and complex, with consuming simple online services putting our personal security at risk. In view of this, many companies and government agencies are searching for individuals that can […]

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CySA+ Certification: Overview And Career Path

9 Červenec, 2019 - 15:02

Introduction If you are currently are or plan to be a cybersecurity analyst and do not yet have a certification for this career path, there is now a certification that may give your career the boost you are looking for. This vendor-neutral certification is considered intermediate to mid-career and will prove to organizations that you […]

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An overview of the new security framework for Windows 10

9 Červenec, 2019 - 15:01

Introduction Microsoft has recently published a new security configuration framework that provides system administrators with guidelines on what steps to take to protect their Windows 10 systems. The framework (also known as the SECCON framework) includes three components: policies, security controls and behaviors. Security controls that do not support audit mode should be deployed gradually, […]

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How to identify and eliminate VPN vulnerabilities

8 Červenec, 2019 - 15:02

Introduction In April 2019, the United States’ CERT Coordination Center released information about vulnerabilities affecting various Virtual Private Network (VPN) applications. These applications provide access to VPNs — networks that exist over a public network while, at the same time, have some of the properties of a private network. VPN networks often provide their users […]

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