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18 Září, 2018 - 23:11

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Spam Filtering Cheat Sheet: 14 Ways to Reduce Spam

18 Září, 2018 - 18:20

What Is Spam? Spam is usually defined as irrelevant or unsolicited messages sent over the Internet, typically to a large number of users, for the purposes of advertising, phishing, spreading malware and other annoyances. Spam — from unsolicited junk mail to dodgy emails with potentially malicious links — is annoying at its most harmless, but […]

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Best Practices for Identifying Dangerous Emails

18 Září, 2018 - 17:36

Disturbing Trends in Email Cyberattacks – the Statistics Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threat Report makes for disturbing reading about malicious email trends: The average user in the study by the end of 2017 had received 16 malicious emails a month A new trend saw the number of malicious URLs (rather than malicious attachments) in emails […]

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Nine Major Phishing Attacks of 2018 (and How to Spot Them)

18 Září, 2018 - 17:24

Phishing attacks are the most common type of cyberattack for good reason: because they work. If an attacker can convince you to click on a link in a phishing email and enter your credentials, it saves them a lot of trouble hacking into a network and cracking passwords. The details of phishing scams change from […]

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Webinar: Breaking into IT — From First Job to Advanced Certs with CompTIA

17 Září, 2018 - 23:35



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Healthcare’s Many Cybersecurity Challenges — Security Awareness (CyberSpeak Podcast)

16 Září, 2018 - 16:50

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Lisa Hedges, content analyst at Software Advice, Gartner Digital Markets, talks about the many cybersecurity challenges facing the healthcare sector. In the podcast, Hedges and host Chris Sienko discuss: What can be done to prevent cyber-attacks against devices like pacemakers? (1:10) What are some of the […]

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An Overview of the OWASP Security Champions Playbook

13 Září, 2018 - 23:20

The OWASP Security Champions Playbook is a project that was initiated for the purpose of gearing up the OWASP Open Web Application Security Project — namely Security Champions 2.0. This project was started at the OWASP Bucharest AppSec Conference 2017.   The Security Champions Playbook details the main steps required to establish a Security Champions […]

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How to Become Your Own Security Champion

13 Září, 2018 - 23:06

In the last year, you may have heard the term “security champion” and wondered if this was a specific job or just another buzzword. In this article, we’ll talk about what a Security Champion is, what they do and how to become one. What Is a Security Champion and What Do They Do? The primary […]

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Security Awareness Checklist for Local Government

13 Září, 2018 - 22:40

Local government is an umbrella term that covers a variety of entities. These entities include jails, courts, police departments, local Social Security offices, social services, public transportation offices, schools, fire and police departments, local utilities/services and more. Local government agencies are what keep states, cities, towns and municipalities running. This makes them a potential target […]

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Complimentary Gartner Report: Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ – Security Awareness Computer-Based Training

10 Září, 2018 - 16:22

We’re pleased to announce InfoSec Institute is named to the Customers’ Choice Zone of the Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Market Report. Free from vendor influence, Gartner Peer Insights research reports are based on enterprise professionals’ software and service reviews and first-hand experiences through various stages of the IT […]

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Cybersecurity Startups and Minority Representation — Security Awareness (CyberSpeak Podcast)

8 Září, 2018 - 22:44

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Ron Gula, president of Gula Tech Adventures and co-founder of Tenable Network Security, talks about the evolution of cybersecurity and security awareness, his career shift from the NSA to growing Tenable to funding other cybersecurity startups, and a variety of other topics. In the podcast, […]

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Temple of Doom 1: CTF Walkthrough Part 2

7 Září, 2018 - 20:49

In this article, we’ll continue to solve the Temple of Doom CTF challenge which was posted on VulnHub website by 0katz. This is the part two of this CTF. In the previous article, we were able to get the limited access shell of the target machine.  As per the VM description by the author on […]

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CompTIA A+ Certification: An Overview

7 Září, 2018 - 19:51

Among the certifications available for computer service technicians is the A+ credential. This certification is sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a non-profit trade association that issues professional certifications for the information technology (IT) industry, certifies entry-level knowledge in PC hardware and software skills in tech support or computer servicing. CompTIA A+: About […]

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Bulldog: 2 CTF Walkthrough

7 Září, 2018 - 19:29

In this article we will solve a capture-the-flag (CTF) challenge named “Bulldog 2.” This CTF was posted on VulnHub by the author Nick Frichette. As per the description given by the author, this is an intermediate-level machine and the goal of this challenge is to read the flag in the root directory. This is the […]

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Hotspot Honeypot

7 Září, 2018 - 16:43

Introduction The Hotspot Honeypot is an illegitimate Wi-Fi access point which can appear as an authorized and secure hotspot. Despite appearances, it is actually set up by black-hat attackers or malicious hackers to steal your bank and credit card details, passwords and other personal information. Many of us fall victim to the Honeypot. It tricks […]

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PowerShell for Pentesters Part 4: Modules with PowerShell

7 Září, 2018 - 16:10

Introduction The more we advance in our lab series, the more we notice the power of PowerShell. And it will only  become more noticeable. In this lab we will discover how to manipulate modules with PowerShell. This is a very interesting and important part of learning PowerShell for us, because it will help us a […]

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Job Outlook for CCSP Cert Holders

7 Září, 2018 - 14:43

Introduction In today’s world, gone are the days when businesses and corporations stored everything IT-related on site. This includes the servers, databases, any backups and any sensitive information with regards to company assets and customer information and data. Just about all of this has now moved over to the cloud infrastructure. We all have heard […]

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Maintaining Your PMP Certification: Renewal Requirements

5 Září, 2018 - 17:45

Introduction Earning certifications can be a great way to boost your career, earn more money, gain more respect from colleagues and peers, and more.  The Project Management Professional certification, or PMP, is a great certification to earn for all of the above reasons.  However, like many other certifications, the PMP certification requires that certification holders […]

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How to Become a Network Admin — IT Security Careers (CyberSpeak Podcast)

1 Září, 2018 - 17:34

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, instructor Elias Papatestas, who has extensive history in the IT industry dating back to the 1980s and currently works as a trainer and consultant, discusses the path to becoming a network admin. In the podcast, Papatestas and host Chris Sienko discuss: What drew you to […]

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PMP Certification: Overview And Career Path

31 Srpen, 2018 - 20:21

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Welcome to the inaugural article in our series on the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. In this series, we will be providing an overview of the certification and information about the domains or topic areas covered in the examination. By […]

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