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Open-Source Intelligence Collection in Cloud Platforms

20 Srpen, 2018 - 22:38

Threat Intelligence One of the most popular specialized fields within the security domain is threat intelligence. In the recent years, organizations have been focusing more and more on proactive, preventative security. Within that space, threat intelligence analysis is one of the most successful tools available. Information is collected around observed malicious infrastructure such as IPs […]

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Vulnhub Machines Walkthrough Series — Tr0ll: 2

20 Srpen, 2018 - 22:34

Today, we’ll be continuing with our walkthrough series on interesting Vulnhub machines. In this article, we will see a walkthrough of the Tr0ll: 2 virtual machine. Note: For all these machines, I have used VMware workstation to provision the VMs. Kali Linux VM will be my attacking box. Also, remember the techniques used are solely […]

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4 Common Security Awareness Mistakes and How to Mitigate Them

20 Srpen, 2018 - 22:33

Introduction For any company, being aware of the cyberthreat landscape is critical. There is often the mindset that most cyberattacks can be thwarted off by procuring and implementing the latest security technologies, and while this may be true to a certain extent, it takes a high level of security awareness on the part of both […]

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5 Reasons to Prioritize Security Awareness Training in 2018

20 Srpen, 2018 - 22:27

Victims of cyberattacks are in the news nearly every day. These organizations are big and small and represent healthcare, finance and utilities to local government and entertainment. In their 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index, IBM actually found that 60% of all attacks were carried out by insiders, which are employees or others with internal access […]

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Vulnhub Machines Walkthrough Series — Tr0ll: 1

20 Srpen, 2018 - 22:22

Today, we’ll be continuing with our walkthrough series on interesting Vulnhub machines. In this article we will see a walkthrough of the Tr0ll: 1 virtual machine. Note: For all these machines, I have used VMware Workstation to provision the VMs. Kali Linux VM will be my attacking box. Also, remember the techniques used are solely […]

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Top 5 Open-Source and Commercial Secure Code Review Tools

20 Srpen, 2018 - 22:04

  Code review is an indispensable part of the development process. And as such, code review tools are an indispensable part of the development team. Below is a list of the top five open-source and commercial secure code review tools. Open Source #5 – Codebrag Codebrag is a good code review tool if you are […]

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Top 4 Best Practices for Protecting Your Business from Third-Party Risks

20 Srpen, 2018 - 21:54

Enterprises rely heavily on third-party vendors for faster time to market, improved profitability and reduced costs. However, third-party partnerships come with varying risks, including financial, information security, reputational and regulatory risks. If a business outsources important functions to third parties or uses them in its data handling or network chain, the risks are compounded by […]

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How to Become a Computer Forensics Investigator (CyberSpeak Podcast)

20 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Paraben CEO Amber Schroader discusses her path to becoming a computer forensics investigator and provides advice to those who may be considering computer forensics as a career. In the podcast, Schroader and Chris Sienko, host of CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute, discuss: The beginnings of her interest […]

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How to Become a Computer Forensics Investigator (CyberSpeak Podcast) was first posted on August 20, 2018 at 6:00 am.
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Top 4 Best Practices for Protecting Your Business from Third-Party Risks

18 Srpen, 2018 - 00:26

Enterprises rely heavily on third-party vendors for faster time to market, improved profitability and reduced costs. However, third-party partnerships come with varying risks, including financial, information security, reputational and regulatory risks. If a business outsources important functions to third parties or uses them in its data handling or network chain, the risks are compounded by […]

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5 Reasons to Prioritize Security Awareness Training in 2018

18 Srpen, 2018 - 00:18

  Victims of cyberattacks are in the news nearly every day. These organizations are big and small and represent healthcare, finance and utilities to local government and entertainment. In their 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index, IBM actually found that 60% of all attacks were carried out by insiders, which are employees or others with internal […]

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5 Reasons to Prioritize Security Awareness Training in 2018 was first posted on August 17, 2018 at 5:18 pm.
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7 Most Difficult Information Security Certifications

17 Srpen, 2018 - 22:37

Demand for information security professionals has grown in the last few years, as more companies are upping the ante on protecting the security of their digital assets. The infosec workforce gap is expected to reach 1.8 million by 2022 — a 20 percent increase since 2015 — according to Frost & Sullivan’s annual Global Information […]

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VERIS INCIDENT FRAMEWORK

17 Srpen, 2018 - 22:21

The VERIS methodology was created by Verizon back in 2010. This was an effort to create an environment for the classification of specific information. The VERIS model is applied through the process of collecting different data points that separate various sections of security incidents, which are as follows: The incident threat landscape; The Impact landscape; […]

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DoDD 8570 IAM Level III

17 Srpen, 2018 - 21:47

What is DoDD 8570? The DoD Directive 8570.01 is the framework to train and certify a qualified Information Assurance (IA) workforce. The Directive mandates that IA managers (IAM) and technicians (IAT) be trained and certified to an established DoD baseline certification requirement. The specific requirements for IAM and IAT personnel are spelled out in the […]

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The GSEC Certification and Exam

17 Srpen, 2018 - 20:42

GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) is one of the top certifications on the market for professionals who want to prove their IT skills on security-related tasks. This intermediate-level InfoSec certification is DOD-approved 8140 (DoDD 8570) for Level II IAT and is globally recognized by military, government and industry leaders. The GSEC certification is also highly respected […]

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10 Benefits of Security Awareness Training

17 Srpen, 2018 - 20:31

  Great training is the bedrock of engaged employees. Engaged means they are aware of and follow directives. Without training, employees could be making serious mistakes, especially in the realm of security. Security training allows organizations to influence behavior, mitigate risk, and ensure compliance. There are countless benefits of initiating security awareness training in your […]

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The Increasing Threat of Banking Trojans and Cryptojacking

17 Srpen, 2018 - 20:14

  Blockchain is one of the hottest and potentially among the most disruptive technologies today. So naturally, it’s a magnet for the criminal element, which is skilled at keeping up with new digital trends and finding ways to cash in. The market for cryptocurrency has exploded in the last couple of years. A University of […]

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Privacy Certifications Boosted by Growing Concerns, New Regulations (CyberSpeak Podcast)

17 Srpen, 2018 - 17:10

Organizations still catching their breath from the May 2018 implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have been hit with another wide-reaching privacy law. In late June, lawmakers in California, the fifth largest economy in the world, rushed through and signed into law the “California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.” According to the […]

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How to Comply with the GLBA Act — 10 Steps

17 Srpen, 2018 - 16:17

  The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act is a U.S. federal law created to control how financial institutions deal with a consumer’s non-public personal information (NPI). This is information that a financial institution collects when providing a financial product or service that can identify an individual and that isn’t otherwise publicly available. The Act has three main elements: The […]

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The Job Outlook for CCNA Professionals

17 Srpen, 2018 - 16:10

Introduction Being a network administrator is probably of the most important roles in any company. Your job is that of making the IT Infrastructure up-to-date and secure, protecting it from many forms of possible attack. In this regard, some of the most widely-deployed networking technologies are those from Cisco Systems. Thus, having a certification demonstrating […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Pursue a Career in Information Security

17 Srpen, 2018 - 16:00

The escalating number of data breaches and threats like ransomware has created a mad dash for information security help. Organizations are scrambling to fill jobs and to compete for top talent, and scores of positions go unfilled for months. One would think that this kind of job-market frenzy creates big appeal for a person just […]

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