Category Archives: Certification

Why Train Employees in Cyber Security?

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Why Train Employees in Cyber Security? Cyber security is often an afterthought for businesses, and this can be detrimental. Many companies don’t provide cyber security awareness training to employees, nor their IT teams in the technical aspects. Those that do, rarely follow up that training going forward. Cyber security is… Read more »

YouTube Cyber Security Questions Answered: “Should I take CEH or OSCP first? What about CISSP?”

YouTube Cyber Security Questions

YouTube Cyber Security Questions Answered: “Should I take CEH or OSCP first? What about CISSP?” Our YouTube viewers are often actively working towards cyber security expertise and have great questions for us! Upon answering a question last week, I decided it may be nice to go into depth with some… Read more »

Hacking History: The Mentor and The Hacker Manifesto

The Mentor and The Hacker Manifesto

Hacking History: The Mentor and The Hacker Manifesto Loyd “The Mentor” Blankenship was a second-generation Legion of Doom hacker, riding the BBS wave and hacking the telephone networks along with every other 1980’s hacker. Much like other Generation X hackers, Blankenship was very young (in high school) and didn’t respond… Read more »

How to become a Cyber Security Expert

How to become a Cyber Security Expert The cyber security job market is severely lacking in qualified applicants. Our mission is to help fill this skills-gap with quality cyber security training for recognized certifications as well as up-to-date threats and defense techniques. It is clear, however, that certifications are not… Read more »

Train-Up or Hire-In? The Pros and Cons of IT Security Training

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Train-Up or Hire-In? The Pros and Cons of IT Security Training Whether you’ve been hit with an attack, or are just seeing all the breaches happening in the news daily, you may be concerned that your security tools are just not going to cut it anymore. Along with data security… Read more »

How to become a CISO

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How to become a CISO Browse our course library and get your career path started today! What is a CISO? CISO stands for Chief Information Security Officer. The CISO is part of a company’s C-suite, or senior-level executive board. CISOs are expected to focus on the maturity level of the… Read more »

Cyber Security: Still among the Biggest Challenges for Businesses

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Cyber Security: Still among the Biggest Challenges for Businesses The cyber landscape is becoming increasingly complex and concerning for businesses. Many are at a loss as to what to do. Many large corporations, government agencies and other institutions (especially in the health care and financial sectors) have been targets of… Read more »

Hacking History: LOD vs. MOD Part 2 [The Hacker Gang War]

Legion of Doom Masters of Deception

Hacking History: LOD vs. MOD Part 2 [The Hacker Gang War] Last week, I started the story of two of the most infamous hacker gangs of the 1980’s: the Legion of Doom and the Masters of Deception. The second part of this story gets a bit more ambiguous, considering the… Read more »

The Big Cyber Threats Breakdown: Types of Cyber Attacks

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The Big Cyber Threats Breakdown: Types of Cyber Attacks Last year, I published a series breaking down various cyber threats: how they work, infamous case studies and how to defend yourself against them. In this post, I have compiled the entire list amounting to nine types of cyber-attacks. I’ve added… Read more »

How to become an Information Security Analyst

How to become an Information Security Analyst

How to become an Information Security Analyst Browse our course library and get your career path started today! What is an Information Security Analyst? An information Security Analyst is typically an organization’s first line of defense against cyber-attacks and vulnerabilities, working with a team to manage access control and reporting… Read more »