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The IAPP

13 Srpen, 2018 - 15:45

Introduction In the business world today, many customers are submitting their private information and data to organizations. The most typical forms of this very often include Social Security numbers, credit card information, banking, and other types of financial data, etc. One of the primary reasons why do this is for the sake of convenience, especially […]

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The Ultimate Guide to DoD 8570

13 Srpen, 2018 - 15:30

If you are either a systems security engineer or an IT security contractor who is interested in working for the DoD (Department of Defense), then you need to know about DoD Directive 8570. It is a baseline criterion for operating Department of Defense’s IT systems. Specifically put, it’s a policy designed by DoD’s Information Assurance […]

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CISA Domain 3: Information Systems Acquisition, Development and Implementation

13 Srpen, 2018 - 15:15

The purpose of this element of CISA is to make sure candidates can assure the effective operation of the processes used for IS acquisition, development, and implementation. The domain covers six areas: Developing the business case IT supplier selection project management system development implementation readiness post implementation review Developing the business case Before starting any […]

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Earning CISA CPE Credits

13 Srpen, 2018 - 15:00

The Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential, offered through ISACA, requires certified practitioners to attain continuing professional education (CPE). The CPE program is designed to ensure that CISAs maintain their current knowledge and proficiency in auditing, monitoring, assessing, and controlling information systems (IS). CISA CPE Guidelines CPE refers to professional development activities related to technical […]

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CISA Domain 2: Governance and Management of IT

13 Srpen, 2018 - 14:30

Domain 1 readies the auditor for planning, performing and reporting an audit, and that knowledge is now put into practice by evaluating an organization’s governance and management controls. ISACA describe the role of the auditor in this area as ‘Assuring that the necessary leadership and organizational structures and processes are in place to achieve the […]

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The Problem with Passwords – Security Awareness (CyberSpeak Podcast)

13 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00

This episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast goes into detail about the popular and often controversial topic of passwords. Susan Morrow has worked in the IT security sector since the early 1990s — working across diverse sectors such as file encryption, digital rights management, digital signing and online identity. In the podcast, Morrow and and […]

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How to Detect and Prevent Secure Document Phishing Attacks

11 Srpen, 2018 - 02:14

Secure document phishing attacks are some of the latest in client endpoint exploits that have been plaguing the computing world. While these phishing attempts may fool the uninformed, by reading this article you will be better able to detect and prevent secure document phishing from effecting your Information Security environment. What is a Secure Document […]

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WordPress Phishing Scams: What Every User Needs to Know

11 Srpen, 2018 - 02:06

WordPress powers 30% of the web and is by far the largest content management system (CMS). It’s easy-to-use and has fans that range from regular users to developers. However, popularity breeds exposure. When users adopt a platform, that means there is an opportunity—opportunities for hackers. Because so many businesses and individuals use it, it’s very […]

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Security awareness, training, and education

11 Srpen, 2018 - 01:59

Learning is a continuum: it starts with awareness, builds to training, and evolves into education. We can use the definitions provided by NIST for further clarity. Awareness – the ability of the user to recognize or avoid behaviors that would compromise cybersecurity Training – the action provided to a user in the acquisition of security […]

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How to Detect and Prevent Direct Deposit Phishing Scams

11 Srpen, 2018 - 01:49

The same digital revolution that’s ushered in an era of business innovation has been as much of a boon for the enterprising criminal set. Moreover, organizations know that this revolution has a price tag — data breaches are now part of doing business. Many organizations, of course, are becoming better at protecting their corporate networks […]

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How to Prevent CEO Fraud – 10 Tips

11 Srpen, 2018 - 01:40

CEO fraud scams are on the rise. They aren’t that different than other phishing emails, except most get it and think it’s from the boss. The FBI labels these type of attacks as BEC (Business Email Compromise) incidents and has issued statements about them. The FBI issued public advisories on the BEC scams, identifying a […]

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How to Detect & Prevent Payroll Phishing Attacks

11 Srpen, 2018 - 00:09

Tax season is always the favorite time of the year for adversaries aiming to gain access to payroll data, but this year phishing schemes have surfaced earlier and in greater quantity than usual. A couple of months ago, the personal and financial information of the city of Batavia’s personnel was compromised due to email phishing […]

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The Phishing Response Playbook

10 Srpen, 2018 - 21:00

Introduction As we know, Phishing remains one of the most well-known forms of Cyber-attacks to date. Although this form of threat has been in existence for a long time, the Cyber attacker of today has become very stealthy in their approaches. There are different variants of a Phishing attack, but in general, it can be […]

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Anti-Phishing Training vs. Software: Does Security Awareness Training Work?

10 Srpen, 2018 - 20:30

Due to the increasing advances in today’s technology, endpoint protection, and security software solutions are becoming even better at protecting your data. However, while this software is becoming more efficient, so are cyber attacker’s methods and abilities to phish for your data. Phishing occurs when a fraudulent email or other mediums such as social media […]

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Threat Hunting for Mismatched Port – Application Traffic

10 Srpen, 2018 - 20:00

  Indicators of compromise or IOCs are evidence indicating a breach of security. IOC includes virus signature, IP address, Hash value of Malware, Malicious URL and Domains, C2 servers, etc. Documenting and monitoring of these IOCs help organizations to react proactively to overcome security breaches. Mismatch Port – Application Traffic is one of the top […]

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The 6 Latest Phishing Emails to Avoid in 2018

10 Srpen, 2018 - 19:30

Despite increased user awareness, phishing remains one of the biggest security threats to the enterprise. Of 1,450 data breach incidents in 2017, Verizon found that the majority — 1,192 — involved phishing, and email was the most common vector used (in 96 percent of incidents). Consumers are not off the hook either, even if they […]

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PMP Certification: Boost Your Career and Earn More Money (CyberSpeak Podcast)

10 Srpen, 2018 - 16:05

Earning your PMP certification can increase your earnings by as much as 20 percent. A Project Management Professional (PMP) certification proves to employers that you know what it takes to manage projects efficiently, within budget and on-schedule. InfoSec Institute instructor Chris Danek and sales manager Jarrod Mayes discuss how the PMP certification process works and how […]

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Best Practices for the Protection of Information Assets, Part 3

10 Srpen, 2018 - 15:15

Introduction In the previous two installments of this series, we examined information security management and the implementation and monitoring of security controls. Now, in this third and final part of this article series, we’ll be looking at the physical and environmental protection of information assets. We’ll also take a moment to summarize some of what […]

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How to Add a Phishing Notification Button to Outlook

10 Srpen, 2018 - 15:00

“Phishing” is a form of Internet scam that has become much more common in the past few years. A phishing attempt will usually come in the form of an email that tries to fool you into believing it’s a message from an authentic company and that it needs you to enter your personal information to […]

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The Trends in Spear Phishing Attacks

10 Srpen, 2018 - 14:58

Introduction As we know it today, Phishing has become one of the most commonly used tactics by the Cyber attacker to garner personal information and data. This primarily involves our physical addresses, E-Mail addresses, credit card numbers, banking and other types and kinds of financial information, Social Security numbers, etc. Phishing involves sending an E-Mail, […]

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