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How to Comply with FERPA

17 Srpen, 2018 - 16:00

Higher education is not only a popular way to expand one’s knowledge; it can also open doors to employment and other opportunities. This translates into millions applying to colleges and universities annually, and a deluge of personal information contained in applications. In response to this, Congress passed the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or […]

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The International Association of Privacy Professionals CIPT Certification

17 Srpen, 2018 - 15:45

One of the most pressing issues in the Internet age is data protection. The data of individuals and businesses must be protected from malicious entities, many of whom see clear profit in accessing the many databases that contain a plethora of sensitive information. The safety of all this information is entrusted to the information systems […]

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3 Tracking Technologies and Their Impact on Privacy

17 Srpen, 2018 - 15:30

  Tracking technologies have become a hot-button issue with implications for consumers’ privacy online and off the web. With the advent of location-capable smart devices, keeping tabs on users has become affordable, easier and more pervasive; now governments, employers and retailers have a broad range of embedded tools and tracking capabilities available to monitor people’s […]

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Important SQLMap Commands

17 Srpen, 2018 - 15:15

The SQLMap tool can be found in every penetration tester’s toolbox. It is one of the most popular and powerful tools when it comes to exploiting SQL injection vulnerability, which itself tops the OWASP list of Top 10 Vulnerabilities. From confirming the SQL injection vulnerability to extracting the database name, tables, columns and gaining a […]

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Top 10 Skills Security Professionals Need to Have in 2018

17 Srpen, 2018 - 15:00

  The shortage of information security talent gives infosec professionals a strong advantage in the job market, and those looking for new employment don’t have to wait long to find it. Recent research by (ISC)2 found that 20 percent of those pursuing a new job are receiving multiple contacts per day from recruiters, and another […]

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How to Document Security Incidents for Compliance in 10 Steps

17 Srpen, 2018 - 03:10

  Introduction Many organizations are subject to regulations that enforce compliance to federal standards, such as HIPAA. This is because these organizations often operate in sensitive ways, such as handling customers’ personal data, and enforcing regulations can be necessary to ensure properly-heightened security. However, it’s impossible to predict every outcome, and security incidents are very […]

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SolarWinds LEM

17 Srpen, 2018 - 03:01

SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) is a security information and event management (SIEM) system. SolarWinds LEM is an end-to-end SIEM that groups, correlates and normalizes data events and logs in a centralized repository that can be easily managed by an IT team. With LEM functionality, the IT team can quickly scan or search historical […]

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Top 10 Security Tools for Bug Bounty Hunters

17 Srpen, 2018 - 02:43

  Bug bounty hunting is a career that is known for heavy use of security tools. These tools help the hunters find vulnerabilities in software, web applications and websites, and are an integral part of bounty hunting. Below is our top 10 list of security tools for bug bounty hunters. 10. HackBar HackBar is a […]

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10 Things You Should Know About a Career in Information Security

17 Srpen, 2018 - 02:37

1. Walk Your Own Path No one can tell you exactly how to get into the information security field. It’s more of a “choose your own adventure” story than a well-defined path. If you consult with professionals working in information security, you’re going to learn quickly that few people follow the same path into the […]

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The Top 10 Highest-Paying Jobs in Information Security in 2018

17 Srpen, 2018 - 02:17

It’s a good time to be in the information security field. Not only are the jobs plentiful, but the shortage of talent to fill those jobs motivates employers to offer top salaries to candidates. The pay varies widely based on variables like geographic location and sector. However, Infosecurity Magazine estimates that infosec salaries will grow […]

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How to Comply with FCPA Regulation – 5 Top Tips

17 Srpen, 2018 - 02:11

Introduction The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (also known as the “FCPA”) is a piece of United States Federal Legislation which serves two main purposes: To ensure both an accurate and transparent process with regards to accounting procedures as it relates to the Security Exchange Act of 1934 To ensure stiff consequences regarding the […]

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How to Comply with FCRA — 6 Steps

17 Srpen, 2018 - 02:00

Introduction The Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, is a piece of legislation passed by Congress in 1970 to promote fairness, accuracy and privacy for information that consumer reporting agencies use for different purposes. One of the most common functions falling under FCRA is organizations’ use of background checks for the purpose of employment. Organizations […]

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7 Elements of a Successful Security Awareness Training Program

17 Srpen, 2018 - 01:42

As cybersecurity experts often like to say, humans are the weakest link in an organization’s security. Technology can only go so far in protecting data and other assets, but the end users can always undo the best of defenses. “It’s a common thought that everything would be better if users were perfect,” Alex Stamos, at […]

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10 Best Jobs in Information Security

17 Srpen, 2018 - 01:34

Information security is one of the fastest-growing career fields. The industry is constantly and rapidly evolving, making it difficult to plan a career. While it would be hard to go wrong with any career in the information security field, some stand out for a host of reasons. These careers are among the most interesting, exciting, […]

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7 Steps to Building a Successful Career in Information Security

17 Srpen, 2018 - 01:26

The number of information security jobs is continuing to grow as businesses scramble to hire skilled professionals to protect their data. Some researchers predict there could be over 3 million such jobs available by 2021.With this kind of demand, matched by sizable paychecks, it’s no wonder more and more people are considering it as a […]

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Becoming a Cybersecurity Practitioner (CSXP)

17 Srpen, 2018 - 01:10

Introduction The growing concern of cybercrime is pushing more and more companies to staff their IT teams with professionals that are able to implement proper security measures as well as key controls and mechanisms that minimize threats and vulnerabilities. Choosing the right resources, however, might be not so clear-cut, and hiring teams often rely on […]

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How to Comply with HIPAA Regulations – 10 Steps

17 Srpen, 2018 - 00:54

There is a tremendous amount of data in the world of healthcare. That data includes personal healthcare information (PHI), which is regulated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA’s initial purpose was to allow patients to carry health insurance from one employer to another; however, it soon morphed into a way to […]

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How to Comply with COPPA — 7 Steps

17 Srpen, 2018 - 00:46

Protecting children online should be of paramount importance to all, especially in today’s world. In response to this pressing issue, in 1998 Congress enacted the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which gives parents of children under 13 control over what information is collected from their children online. This article will detail how organizations can […]

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Security Awareness in Higher Education

16 Srpen, 2018 - 00:27

Cyber thieves have the higher education industry in their crosshairs. According to some reports, higher education accounted for 13 percent of all breaches, with only financial and healthcare firms being attacked at a greater ratio. Moreover, why shouldn’t they? Personal data (of everyone from alumni to staff to faculty), academic research, and cross-institutional records provide […]

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Basic Pentesting: 2 — CTF Walkthrough

16 Srpen, 2018 - 00:16

In this article, we will try to solve another Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge. This CTF was posted on VulnHub by Hadi Mene and is part of a Basic Pentesting series. According to the information given in the description by the author of the challenge, this is an entry-level boot2root web-based challenge. This challenge aims […]

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