Apr 20, 2023 |
Information Security | 835
As the company progresses in the field of networking every day, resources and devices develop tremendously, resulting in an ever-increasing risk of exposure. Nowadays, every company is putting all of its operational data on the cloud infrastructure, which is raising cyber risks and placing the firm's assets, ...
Feb 14, 2023 |
Information Security | 1109
The ever-increasing use of technology in business operations of all sizes and orientations has made information security a critical consideration. In today's digital world, businesses rely heavily on technology and the internet to conduct their operations. The increasing use of technology increases the risk o...
Nov 3, 2022 |
Information Security | 1214
With the demand for qualified information security professionals soaring, certification is a logical way for you to verify your skills and knowledge and to get your resume noticed. Therefore, earning a certification will surely boost your career to the next level.
Information security certificates teac...
Sep 13, 2022 |
Information Security, ISO | 2094
Table of Contents
What is ISO 27001?
ISO 27001 Audit
Types of ISO Audit
What is ISO 27001?
The International Organization for Standardization developed ISO 27001 as a standard. It is the foundation for an organization's Information Security Management System (ISMS). The standard is divided into two...
Jul 14, 2022 |
Information Security | 1319
Table of Contents
Information Security covers three objectives
Job description for an Information Security Specialist
Starting a career in Information Security
Consider obtaining a relevant degree
Get one or more relevant certifications
Unauthorized access is merely one aspect of Information Securit...
Jul 13, 2022 |
Information Security, IT Services | 3720
Many people feel that Information Security is the same as Information Technology and that their I.T. man is in charge of their whole cybersecurity. This is a typical misunderstanding since Information Technology focuses on technology rather than security. The distinction among Information Technology and Infor...
Jan 28, 2022 |
Information Security | 1971
A Security Consultant assesses risks, challenges, and solutions for security concerns for various businesses. A Physical Security Consultant or an IT Security Consultant who works with computers are two options for a person who desires to become a consultant. Whether you work as an IT Security or a Physical S...
Jan 21, 2022 |
Information Security | 4037
Passwords are the foundation of security and are required for almost everything. It's now essential for your email, bank accounts, and digital gadgets, among other things. It might be terrible if your personal or private information fell into the wrong hands. Always remember your password is as valuable as yo...
Jan 19, 2022 |
Cyber Security, Information Security | 2784
Even among those in the security field, the terms "cybersecurity" and "information security" are used interchangeably.
However, the two terms are not synonymous. Each of them addresses different kinds of security, and every organization investing in a proper security framework must understand each term, wh...
Dec 28, 2021 |
Information Security | 1817
Log4j is a piece of code that helps software applications keep track of their previous activities. Developers often use Log4j while building new software instead of reinventing logging or record-keeping components. The Log4j program is designed to help programmers output log statements to various output targe...
Dec 6, 2021 |
Information Security | 951
Information has become very valuable for us over the last few years, whether it be the messages we send, files in our systems, or complete data of an organization. It is and will be one of the essential parts of our personal and professional lives. So, it is imperative to protect the information from unauthor...
May 28, 2021 |
Information Security | 2182
There is only one place to go if you want to visit a website that is illegal under federal law, and that is the darknet anonymous markets. Since these pages are located in a secret section of the internet known as Tor hidden services, you won't be able to access them using a standard browser like Chrome or Ed...
Oct 6, 2020 |
Information Security | 1318
With privacy becoming an integral part of every organization today, a much more robust approach is needed to handle it. This has resulted in the creation of the ‘Privacy management program,’ which is a much more holistic and unified approach for handling privacy that can be adopted by all organizations, c...
Sep 24, 2020 |
Information Security | 1577
The cybersecurity industry has been home to various job roles, and one of them is the 'cybersecurity consultancy.' A cybersecurity consultant builds a secure environment for any organization by being the mind of their security team. If you are someone planning to have a career down this path, here is an overv...
Sep 23, 2020 |
Information Security | 1136
The recent digital revolution has brought a significant change to our lifestyle by meeting all our needs at just one click. Cybersecurity is the backbone of this industrial transformation. The surge in the use of smart devices and social media interactions have unveiled many loopholes and vulnerabilities in t...
Aug 20, 2020 |
Information Security | 1708
In today's digital world, cyber-attacks are an absolute certainty. While the basic types of attacks are still prevalent, new types of attacks have also metamorphosized, creating more monetary and physical destruction. Here are the Top 10 Cyber Security Attacks that are highly prevalent today.
Aug 3, 2020 |
Information Security | 1278
With the intention of performing a Bitcoin scam, the twitter handles of 130 high profile people were hacked.
The proceedings of the event began on 15th July 2020 at around 16:00 Hours in the US when attackers hacked and took over control of many high profiles and mostly verified Twitter accounts of those l...
Jul 21, 2020 |
Information Security | 1334
The internet and mobile technology rule the world presently. It is practically impossible to achieve any task without the use of these. However, technological advancements always bring some setbacks in the form of security threats. As the number and varieties of cyber security threats increase every day, the ...
Jul 12, 2020 |
Information Security | 1171
What is OWASP?
OWASP is the abbreviation of Open Web Application Security Project. It is an online forum which publishes articles, documentations, technologies and tools pertaining to web application security.
How to define OWASP Top 10?
OWASP Top 10 is the most looked up to a list of the top 10 most...
Jun 15, 2020 |
Information Security | 1214
‘Endpoint security’, ‘Perimeter security’, ‘Security by obscurity’, ‘Layered security’ – these are some approaches that are present till date to safeguard business and personal networks. In spite of the different approaches, data breaches, ransomware attacks and other novel ways to gain pers...
May 3, 2020 |
Information Security | 1025
During these testing times of the COVID-19 pandemic, the international advisory has been issued that asks employees to work from home. This opens the door for possible cyber security threats as lakhs of employees are now working from home due to the lockdown.
Various industry experts have suggested tha...
Apr 21, 2020 |
Information Security | 1142
With the Coronovirus pandemic locking almost every state, city and country in the world, professionals from every sector are working from home to achieve their business objectives. ‘Zoom’ the video conferencing software, has been the leader in powering most businesses in this difficult time. ‘Zoom’ ...
Mar 18, 2020 |
Information Security | 910
The outbreak of COVID 19 has made the world standstill. We are all in this together and doing everything possible to get over this situation and stop the further spread of this deadly virus. Organizations around the globe are being sensitive to this situation and therefore, are allowing the employees/students...
Mar 16, 2020 |
Information Security | 1004
The world is in the midst of the deadliest Coronavirus pandemic and we can see business slowing, transportation disruptions, schedules being uprooted, educational institutions closing and many other changes in our lives. Even as the nature of crisis is magnanimous and dangerous, there are quite a few who ...
Mar 15, 2020 |
Information Security | 1030
Hey guys, I always write articles, share posts from some sites that I follow and find relevant. Among these various experiences that I have been exchanging with professional friends, the question that always comes to mind is:
"Where do I start studying to migrate to safety?"
I decided to write how I...
Jan 25, 2020 |
Information Security | 1030
iPhones are more secure than Android phones? Think again… Jeff Bezos, the founder, President and Chief Executive officer of Amazon had his iPhone 10 hacked in 2018 and the details are still being revealed.
Any connected device is vulnerable to a variety of hacks and attacks. With smart phones storing...
Jan 7, 2020 |
Information Security | 925
The New Year is already upon us but who can forget the Capital Data breach, the Canva hack and the various ransomware incidents that shook the various organizations the past year? With so many hacks and attacks in 2019, what can we expect from 2020? Read on to see some of our predictions!
Nov 20, 2019 |
Information Security | 930
Close on the heels of the ‘Pegasus’ spyware, the Internet was again abuzz with yet another Whatsapp vulnerability on Monday, 18th November 2019. This time:
Hackers send a specially crafted .mp4 file to a Whatsapp user which could trigger a stack based buffer overflow.
This could enable the hac...
Nov 5, 2019 |
Information Security | 996
It did happen again. Even as most of us were touting Whatsapp to be the most secure messaging platform, another attack on the world’s most popular messanging platform shook everybody…again!
As an introduction, Whatsapp is end-to-end encrypted messaging platform that was supposedly the most secure commu...
Oct 12, 2019 |
Information Security | 2733
Security professionals, tasked with protecting the information assets of an organization, typically think of their responsibilities in three realms: confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA). The adversaries/attackers, seeking to disrupt an organization’s security, have three corresponding goal...
Sep 29, 2019 |
Information Security | 3807
DOS Attack: A Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is an attack meant to shut down a machine or network, making it inaccessible to its intended users. DoS attacks accomplish this by flooding the target with traffic, or sending it information that triggers a crash. In both instances, the DoS attack deprives legitima...
Aug 20, 2019 |
Information Security | 1103
With almost all businesses moving online, what would happen if it was unavailable even for a few hours in a day? Business would slump, leads would be lost, new business relationships cannot be forged, profits would fall and this may lead to other disasters within the organization as well. This is exactly what...
Jul 18, 2019 |
CCSP, CISA, CISSP, CompTIA, Information Security | 1080
Imagine what happens when you use an app for fun and it turns out to be saving all your data silently? Even this thought of being vulnerable on this online space gives us a chill. But this is what has been actually discovered being done by the viral Faceapp. Yes! you read it right!
Faceapp is one of the mo...
Jul 18, 2019 |
Information Security | 1477
‘Federated identity management’ has its origins in the concepts of ‘Single sign on’ and ‘Identity management’. In order to completely understand ‘Federated identity management’ we have to skim through these concepts first.
‘Identity management’ is authenticating and authorizing differen...
Jul 9, 2019 |
Information Security | 1176
Have you ever stopped to think about what it would be like to get home and discover had your property invaded? or you leave your car in a parking lot and upon returning to search you find out that it was broken into? This type of concern also occurs in information technology environments. Nowadays independent...
Jun 25, 2019 |
CompTIA, Information Security | 1039
CompTIA Security+ certification is an assurance that a professional has mastered the latest skills and concepts that are the foundation to start a career in cybersecurity. IT professionals with Security+ certification are better prepared to sort out multiple issues when securing and fencing networks against c...
May 17, 2019 |
Information Security | 858
As most of us may be aware, Whatsapp is a free, popular cross-platform messaging service by means of which one can send text messages, voice messages, images, documents and make video calls. It is owned by Facebook and is currently used by over 1.5 billion people worldwide. The conversations that take place o...
May 8, 2019 |
Information Security | 873
Learning new skills and enhancing your knowledge is the key for the growth of a career in any domain. Since Cybersecurity is one of those fields where new challenges keep rising on the regular basis, being a consistent learner is the only option which will help you to stay for long. So, if you are an IT profe...
Apr 11, 2019 |
Information Security | 1024
Efficient Cybersecurity is the concern of the organization around the globe. Attackers are getting smarter day by day which compels the cybersecurity professionals to update their skillset on a regular basis. CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification is one such opportunity for the IT Professionals ...
Feb 23, 2019 |
Information Security | 1098
The launch of COBIT 2019 has created ripples in IT service management. Every organization irrespective of their turnover and size is talking about this upgraded version of COBIT 5. There is a mixed reaction to this upgradation from ISACA. Some believe that this new version was much needed in the present time ...
Dec 27, 2018 |
Information Security | 831
Social media, the restaurant industry, credit reporting agencies – it looks like none of the industries were spared the impact of breaches in 2018. With the year reporting lesser breaches than 2017, it was still a whopping 945 breaches that led to a leakage of 4.5 billion records in the first half of 2018. ...
Dec 21, 2018 |
EC Council, Information Security | 1472
‘Social Engineering’ in the context of information security, refers to the manipulation of people to execute an action or to release confidential information. It can be called a ‘method attack’, where one makes use of persuasion, sometimes abusing the user’s trust, to get information that can be u...
Nov 25, 2018 |
Information Security | 896
We all would agree to the fact that internet today has become an inseparable part of our lives. At the same time we are also aware that the convenience of the internet, along with itself has brought a threat to cyber security. The news of personal datas getting hacked doesn’t even surprise us anymore. Even ...
Jul 10, 2018 |
CISSP, Information Security | 1099
A critical element of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin is Blockchain technology. A blockchain is a digitized, decentralized, public ledger of all cryptocurrency transactions. Its foundational element, the block, records some or all of the recent transactions. A block goes into the blockchain as a p...
Jul 10, 2018 |
Information Security | 827
Ransomware was biggest online threat of 2017, overshadowing all other forms of cybercrime. It is a form of malicious software (or malware) that takes over your computer and threatens you with harm by encrypting all the personal data and documents and denying you the access. T...
Jun 25, 2018 |
Information Security | 926
A very important aspect of IT certification in Information security is to provide an in-depth knowledge to the professionals such that they recognize the need of highly skilled security experts to prevent ethical hacking and secure the network of an organization.
Why is Pentest + the next best cer...
May 9, 2018 |
General, Information Security | 909
Bitcoin was a nonexistent term in the past but now it is catching up really fast and grabbing everyone’s interest. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, well what is that? It is virtual money based on the technique of cryptography, not owned by any individual, corporation or government. It simplifies payments, m...
May 9, 2018 |
CISSP, General, Information Security | 1497
Although Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification is a instant enhancement to a person’s resume, there are other CISSP concentrations as well which equip professionals in a better and more encompassing way. They not only provide better salaried jobs but also with lot more responsibi...
May 9, 2018 |
General, Information Security | 951
Data protection the more passionate companies are towards protecting their data, the more determined hackers are in invading your space, your priority files and your chances of success. There are various anti-hacking techniques at work, but these don’t deter the hackers but that is because it is impor...
Mar 21, 2018 |
Information Security | 1065
Kali is a complete re-build of BackTrack Linux, adhering completely to Debian development standards. All-new infrastructure has been put in place, all tools were reviewed and packaged, and we use Git for our VCS.
More than 300 penetration testing tools: After reviewing every tool that was included in Ba...
Mar 21, 2018 |
Information Security | 1825
You know that everything sent over Wi-Fi is vulnerable to eavesdropping. A handful of hotspots now encrypt user data—usually with WPA—but the vast majority still expect customers to protect themselves. Sadly, many users continue to ignore even this simple threat. Those who know better often defend their d...