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Can You Handle a Cyber Security Career?

Increasingly, companies are making products accessed over the Internet, and it makes those products vulnerable to malicious attacks. Today, cybersecurity extends beyond keeping locally networked computers safe. It means keeping worldwide networks safe. The need for well-trained cybersecurity professionals has grown and will continue to increase as smart technology increases the use of the Internet…. Read More

Target’s Security Breach: How Hackers Got Millions of Credit Card Numbers

If you received a phone call from Target’s customer service department about your credit card, you were probably one of the 40 million people whose information was stolen in a recent hack. Target and its customers fell victim to a common hack called RAM scraping. While RAM scraping isn’t new, the Target security breach shows… Read More

Why Log Management is vital for your IT Security

Did you know that 43 percent of hacker attacks target small businesses? Every business no matter the size needs to protect its data from security breaches. Although companies want to protect data from threats, they don’t always know where to start. Log management can take care of this problem by identifying the areas of vulnerability… Read More

Emerging & evolving Cybersecurity threat models

Cybersecurity threats are constantly changing, and this isn’t going to improve any time soon. Data privacy and security breaches are only going to increase in 2019. Today’s world is powered by the internet, smartphones, computers, and the IoTs (Internet of Things); which provides a constant threat platform for hackers and malicious software. Threat vectors have… Read More

What are the Biggest Cybersecurity Threats to Your Business?

Did you know that almost half of all cyberattacks are directed towards small and medium-sized businesses? We’ve all heard of the global attacks on big companies like Equifax, Target, and Marriott. But many attacks target small businesses that have a hard time recovering from a breach.  Within 6 months of a cyberattack, 60% of small businesses fold. If you want… Read More

How-to get a job in Cyber Security

The cybersecurity sector is one of the fastest growing job markets in the world. In 2016, Forbes projected the total market for cybersecurity services would grow from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion in 2020. This growth has increased the need to hire qualified IT security professionals who can help protect businesses networks and… Read More

Cyber Security Tips

1. You are a target. This may be hard to believe, but you are a target. Maybe not from North Korea or your local government, but scammers do want your money, and they hope you will unwittingly hand it over. 2. P@ssword1 is not enough. Weak passwords are extremely easy to figure out. Its time… Read More

Why a DDoS attack did not take down Facebook

On March 13, Facebook suffered a significant outrage, along with its subsidiary social media platforms WhatsApp and Instagram. This caused many people across the Internet to believe that the company had experienced a denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. But it turns out that these people were entirely wrong. At the time of the outage, Facebook actually had… Read More

Restaurants Are the Perfect Targets for Hackers

The Hacking Threat, Most Restaurant Customers, Don’t Know About In recent years, hackers have been able to infiltrate even the most secure and well-protected networks. Target, Sony, Yahoo, and countless other companies—businesses with large teams of intelligent anti-hacking professionals at their disposal—have not only been hacked but have had customers’ personal information stolen from their… Read More

10 Internet Safety Tips for Parents

These simple tips are a beginning, but the online world is continually changing and adding both new applications and new hazards. Keep talking with your children and other parents to share the latest information on online safety.