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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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Top 10 Anti-Phishing Email Templates

10 Srpen, 2018 - 14:45

Phishing remains a prominent way for cybercriminals to attack. It’s relatively easy to pull off and very profitable for perpetrators. According to research, the average cost of phishing attacks for U.S. businesses is $1.8 million. Moreover, you don’t have to be a genius to pull off a phishing attack. All they need to do is […]

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The 10 Best Practices for Identifying and Mitigating Phishing

10 Srpen, 2018 - 14:18

Phishing (a form of social engineering) is escalating in both frequency and sophistication; consequently, it is even more challenging to defend against cyber-related attacks. These days, any industry, any workplace, any work role can be targeted by a phishing scam that is spreading beyond simple malicious email attachments and link manipulation techniques (i.e., phishers may […]

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Threat Hunting for Unexpectedly Patched Systems

10 Srpen, 2018 - 14:01

Threat hunting is the proactive approach to find anomalies related to threats that could cause potential harm to an organization. These could be the signs of intrusion, as a part of malware campaign, ransomware attack, denial-of-service, data exfiltration and even crypto mining. Threat hunters constantly look for abnormalities in the behavior of an endpoint, server […]

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“Quiet Skies” – A TSA Surveillance Program Targets Ordinary U.S. Citizens

10 Srpen, 2018 - 00:30

Here we are once more to discuss another surveillance program that could threaten the privacy of U.S. citizens. This time, our topic is the previously-undisclosed “Quiet Skies” program. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has admitted that the program has monitored about 5,000 U.S. citizens on domestic flights in recent months. Like any other surveillance program, […]

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Complimentary Gartner Report: Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ – Security Awareness CBT

9 Srpen, 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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Top Five SecurityIQ Phishing Templates: July 2018 Edition

9 Srpen, 2018 - 14:58

SecurityIQ phishing simulation data from July confirms end users remain susceptible to banking and file-sharing phishing attempts. We looked at performance data from 1,000s phishing templates to bring you the most popular phishing simulations from last month — or the templates with the most sends in July. If you haven’t already sent these templates to […]

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Best Practices for the Protection of Information Assets, Part 2

8 Srpen, 2018 - 20:21

In Part 1 of this article series, we discussed Information Security Management, or ISM. This second installment will cover the implementation and monitoring of security controls, including logical access controls, remote access controls, network security, controls/detection tools against information system attacks, security testing techniques and controls that prevent data leakage. Implementation and Monitoring of Security […]

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Vulnhub Machines Walkthrough Series – Vulnix

8 Srpen, 2018 - 20:10

Today we’ll be continuing with our series on Vulnhub virtual machine exercises. In this article, we will see a walkthrough of an interesting Vulnhub machine called Vulnix. Note: For all of these machines, I have used the VMware workstation to provision the virtual machines (VMs). Kali Linux VM will be my attacking box. And please […]

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Best Practices for the Protection of Information Assets, Part 1

8 Srpen, 2018 - 20:02

Introduction This article series will discuss best practices for the protection of information assets, drawing from a wide array of sources. These articles are intended to be equally useful for a person studying for the CISA or any other reader interested in information security. This first part, “Information Security Management (ISM),” will predominantly cover security […]

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InfoSec Institute Launches Industry’s First Security Awareness Practitioner Certification

8 Srpen, 2018 - 16:00

Boot camp certifies professionals with knowledge and skills to develop and sustain successful security awareness training programs InfoSec Institute, the leading provider of IT security education and workforce security awareness training solutions, today launched its Certified Security Awareness Practitioner (CSAP) boot camp. The course is the first of its kind to certify professionals with the […]

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