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Blockchain Vulnerabilities: Imperfections of the Perfect System

8 Srpen, 2018 - 01:00

The whole cryptocurrency and blockchain craze has attracted both fans and critics of the new tech, but the flip side is that it has lured cybercrooks, too. After Bitcoin prices reached the mind-blowing point of $20,000, malicious players got busy looking for weak links in the blockchain. The bad news for regular users is that […]

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Blockchain Vulnerabilities: Imperfections of the Perfect System was first posted on August 7, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
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PowerShell for Pentesters

8 Srpen, 2018 - 00:30

Part 3: Functions and Scripting with PowerShell Introduction The more we advance in our articles, the more we notice the power of PowerShell, and that impression will only increase as we move forward. In this article, we will try to focus on Scripting and Functions with PowerShell. Functions with PowerShell As we’ve seen for all […]

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Smart Contracts as a Threat to a Blockchain Startup’s Security

8 Srpen, 2018 - 00:00

Ethereum smart contracts, according to the platform’s official web page, “run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third-party interference.” That sounds good, but is it true? In this article, I examine whether things are actually so nice and neat by dissecting some issues encountered by smart-contract users. In the final […]

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Virtual Machine Introspection in Malware Analysis – LibVMI

7 Srpen, 2018 - 23:30

In the last article in this series, we have seen what Virtual Machine Introspection is and how it works in general. Now, in this article, we’ll see how we can set up VMI and what tools to use. What is LibVMI? LibVMI is a library written in C which allows users to set up an […]

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Virtual Machine Introspection in Malware Analysis – LibVMI was first posted on August 7, 2018 at 4:30 pm.
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Toppo: 1 Capture-the-Flag Walkthrough

7 Srpen, 2018 - 23:00

In this article, we will learn to solve the “Toppo: 1” Capture-the-Flag (CTF) challenge which was posted on VulnHub by Hadi Mene. According to the information given in description by the author of the challenge, this CTF is not very hard and does not require advanced exploitation. You can use this link to download the […]

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Technical Skills vs. Soft Skills: Which Are More Important as an InfoSec Professional?

7 Srpen, 2018 - 22:30

“People, Not Technology, Are Key Elements of Cybersecurity,” write Ivo Ivanovs and Sintija Deruma in an ISACA Journal issue. In fact, finding candidates with the right skillsets to develop countermeasures against cyberthreats or attacks means not only finding professionals with proven technical abilities and sound knowledge in the field, but also IT practitioners with the […]

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Technical Skills vs. Soft Skills: Which Are More Important as an InfoSec Professional? was first posted on August 7, 2018 at 3:30 pm.
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The Main Concerns with Biometric Authentication

7 Srpen, 2018 - 22:07

Part of my job is to coordinate technical specifications for mobile app development projects with the customers. In the process, I often hear the same question: can we authenticate with the application using biometrics, such as face or fingerprint recognition? There are several perspectives in this regard, but none of them are promising. In this […]

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CISSP Domain 8 Refresh: Software Development Security

7 Srpen, 2018 - 03:56

In our cars, our watches, and even our refrigerators, software seems to be finding its way into everything. Along with its promise of increased productivity and data, however, are the risks that programming and other software development errors can introduce to our world. In 2017, The Atlantic magazine wrote of “The Coming Software Apocalypse” while […]

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CISSP Domain 8 Refresh: Software Development Security was first posted on August 6, 2018 at 8:56 pm.
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CISSP Domain 7 Refresh: Security Operations

7 Srpen, 2018 - 03:54

Even before the April 2018 revision by (ISC)^2, Domain 7: Security Operations has been one of the broadest and most dynamic of the Common Book of Knowledge. Covering topics that range from how security professionals can support forensic investigations and set-up incident detection tools to conducting incident management and preparing for disaster recovery, Domain 7 […]

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CISSP Domain 6 Refresh: Security Assessment and Testing

7 Srpen, 2018 - 03:53

When just one exploited vulnerability can spell disaster for an organization’s brand, security assessments and software testing are a vital pillar of any information security program. A significant part of a CISSP professional’s skill set, understanding how to design, perform, and act on the results of a security test and when they should be applied […]

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CISSP Domain 5 Refresh: Identity and Access Management

7 Srpen, 2018 - 03:51

Introduction The Certified Information Systems Security Professional, or CISSP, certification is the ideal certification for infosec professionals. As per the survey depicted in the below screenshot, it has been found that the CISSP is a core requirement for many mid- and senior-level cybersecurity positions. Earning this gold standard certification requires demonstrating sufficient work experience and […]

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CISSP Domain Refresh 4: Communications and Network Security

7 Srpen, 2018 - 03:48

Introduction The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), is the perfect cert for Security professionals. As per the survey depicted in the below screenshot, this gold standard certification requires demonstrating that you have sufficient work experience and passing an exam covering the eight domains of information security. This article covers the fourth of those eight […]

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CISSP Domain 3 Refresh: Security Architecture and Engineering

7 Srpen, 2018 - 03:24

Security Architecture and Engineering is a very important component of Domain #3 in the CISSP exam. It counts for a good chunk of it, as 13% of the topics in this domain are covered on the exam. But apart from that, the knowledge gained from this particular domain provides a crucial, fundamental background for any […]

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CISSP Domain 2 Refresh: Asset Security

7 Srpen, 2018 - 03:21

Introduction The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) cert is the perfect credential, for Security professionals. In fact, the CISSP is a mandatory cert to have to land any senior level position, as depicted below: This article covers the second of those eight domains, Asset Security.  In this article, we will focus on each topic […]

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CISSP Domain 1 Refresh: Security and Risk Management

7 Srpen, 2018 - 03:19

Introduction The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is the ideal certification, for Infosec professionals. As per the survey depicted in the below screenshot, acquiring this gold standard certification requires demonstrating that you have enough work experience and passing an exam covering the eight domains of information security. This article covers the first of those […]

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How to Become an Incident Responder – IT Security Careers (CyberSpeak Podcast)

6 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Keatron Evans, InfoSec Institute instructor and managing consultant at KM Cyber Security, LLC, discusses the path you can take to become an incident responder. In the podcast, Evans and Chris Sienko, host of CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute, discuss: When did you become interested in security? (1:10) Are […]

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Business Email Compromise: The $9 Billion Security Threat You Can’t Ignore (CyberSpeak Podcast)

3 Srpen, 2018 - 13:00

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are expected to cost businesses $9 billion by the end of 2018, according to Trend Micro estimates. In this discussion with Roger Sels, VP of information security at DarkMatter, and Jack Koziol, CEO of InfoSec Institute, you’ll learn more about BEC attacks and measures you can take to begin protecting […]

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Business Email Compromise: The $9 Billion Security Threat You Can’t Ignore (CyberSpeak Podcast) was first posted on August 3, 2018 at 6:00 am.
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Important SQLMap Commands

3 Srpen, 2018 - 00:00

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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How to Comply with HIPAA Regulations – 10 Steps

2 Srpen, 2018 - 23:45

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

2 Srpen, 2018 - 23:15

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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