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Cybersecurity Tactics to Defend Against Cyberattack

Cybercrime continues to plague organizations resulting in compromised information, damaged reputations and expensive reparations. As cyberattacks grow in complexity, they are capable of attacking various forms of infrastructure using a wide range of tactics. In short, our dependence on technology makes cybersecurity a concern for all of us. Most of us, for personal or professional…

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What Is A Zero-Day Vulnerability and How Does it Work?

Understanding Zero-Day Vulnerability There’s no end to the numerous challenges involved in securing your networks, systems, and environment. Whether it’s ransomware, social engineering or data theft, the volume of cyber threats that impact IT assets, personal data, and business networks are staggering. This is especially the case with “zero-day vulnerabilities.” Because cybersecurity is reliant on…

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The Truth Behind Voter Registration Data Found on the Darknet

Election security has been a heightened focus of concern since 2016 and the media is highlighting a range of activities that could indicate serious hacker activity as we head in the 2020 election. We’re worried about hacking voting systems and stolen voter registration data in addition to the deliberate distribution of false candidate information. The…

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How to Defend Against Motivated and Sophisticated Cyberattackers

Everyone loves a good villain. They make our most treasured stories so much more interesting. As human beings we’re complex, so we love to see our villains portrayed with layers. We crave a visceral, relatable depiction to send a shiver up the spine. I’d point you in the direction of Anthony Hopkins’ unflinching Hannibal Lecter,…

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BOTNETS: When IOT Goes Rogue

WHAT ARE IoT DEVICES? In a world thriving on interconnectivity, one big development over the last 10 years is not just the invention of IoT devices, but the availability of those devices.  Not only do they extend internet connectivity beyond the standard desktop or laptop, they’ve been developed to touch every aspect of our lives.…

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Understanding Zero-Day Attacks

The Rise of Zero-Day Exploits and Attacks Part of forming an effective cybersecurity strategy means understanding the threats that can impact your organization. One form of threat that is on the rise and steadily evolving in complexity and danger is a zero-day attack, also referred to as a zero-day exploit. The name of these malicious…

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Pattern Recognition, Analysis and Profiling. Is it for you?

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash by Monty St John Our Pattern Recognition, Analysis and Profiling class tends to throw people when they see the name. In their head they ponder the title and think about pattern matching. After a dance of Sudoku, logic puzzles, and crosswords pass by their internal sensor, they give it a pass to move…

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Five Ways to Increase Your Cyber Health in 2019

You are the Internet. It’s easy to get lost in the jargon, or the acronyms, or the fast-paced upgrades, but it doesn’t make it any less true. The Internet isn’t just a bunch of servers sitting in a dusty warehouse somewhere, or the flickering bars on the corner of your phone (which hopefully don’t flicker…

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Reduce the Security Risks of Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage: 5 Ways to Reduce Security Risks

Cloud computing offers unprecendented convenience, not to mention scalability and cost efficiencies. Yet, it’s incredibly important that organizations ensure they don’t sacrifice security for the benefits of cloud applications, servers and networks.  While securing the cloud can be a multi-faceted prospect, there are five main things to keep in mind as you defend your cloud…

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Apprenticeships Assume Important Role in the Future of Cybersecurity

There are many industries and job roles that have been completely transformed in recent years thanks to the digital era; however, cybersecurity rises to the top of industries that have seen the largest number of changes. New technologies introduce new attack vectors at the same time the transition to digital everything creates more incentives for…

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