Tag Archives: Cyber Security

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 »

Women in Tech: National Cyber Security Organizations

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Women in Tech: National Cyber Security Organizations After working with Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) recently, as a sponsor of their yearly conference, I was curious about what other great organizations were making similar efforts to champion women in the information security and privacy field. As I began my search, I… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: When your VPN is out to get you

#CyberHeadlines: When your VPN is out to get you Nicholas Deleon, writer at Motherboard, posted an article last week about a cyber fraud that targeted him recently. The story is perplexing, and comically written, and is a fun read (I recommend it). Deleon’s speculative reasoning suggests that new legislation allowing… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Operation Cloud Hopper- APT10 Hacks Target MSPs

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#CyberHeadlines: Operation Cloud Hopper- APT10 Hacks Target MSPs A new report from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), in conjunction with BAE systems and PwC, details what they refer to as “one of the largest ever sustained global cyber espionage campaigns”. Using custom malware and spear phishing, Chinese hacker group… Read more »

#CyberHeadlines: Sophisticated Cyber Bank Thievery

#CyberHeadlines: Sophisticated Cyber Bank Thievery Last week, Kaspersky uncovered the first known case of “wholesale bank fraud”. Targeting 36 Brazilian banking sites last year, hackers changed the DNS (Domain Name System) registrations, controlling the bank’s website domains to direct users to phishing sites. It is believed that at the same… 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]

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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 »