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How to Prevent XSS in Python Based Web Applications

Cross-site scripting attacks against websites are practically as old as the internet itself. It is very easy to shake off Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) as low impact vulnerability because it is often demonstrated by “popping” an alert box.

Google Hacking: Use It to Make Your Organization More Secure.

Google Hacking (also called Dorking) is an information-gathering technique used by hackers to find significant, valuable, and sensitive information right from a google search. This search feature built by google was intended to serve as a way for...

How to Ensure a Data Breach or Cyberattack Doesn’t Become a PR Nightmare

Reputation can make or break a company, and thus special considerations should be made in the wake of cyber incidents. A poorly handled public response after a major cyber incident can lead to an exaggerated sell-off of a company’s stocks and the loss of...

A New Cybersecurity Mindset for 2021

2020 was not a good year by any metrics, and that includes cybersecurity. Collectively, the field ended the year on a terrible note with the solar winds hack. The consequences of this attack will surely be felt far into the new year, so it will be best...

New to Information Security? a Perspective From an Info-SEC Newbie

Cybersecurity, a term that was not even on most people's radar ten years ago, is now nearing a common household phrase. This is a good thing, as everybody in this technology era is impacted by it in some way. All you have to do is google 'cybersecurity...

What You Probably Didn’t Know About SMS Two-Factor Authentication

COVID has likely changed your life a great deal and presented you with many unexpected challenges. On top of that, hacks and scams have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic. It is sad to see nefarious actors taking advantage of vulnerable...

Best Practices to Keep Your “Smart” Home Security Cameras Secure

"Home is where the heart is," a saying almost universally accepted no matter where you’re from, but why is this? Is it your dog, cat, fridge full of food, big screen TV, or comfy recliner? I argue that home is where the heart is because of privacy. There...

This Golden Rule Will Make You (Almost) Scam-Proof

Social engineering attacks and scams are part of daily life in this technology age, and they are here to stay whether you like it or not. This is evident in the mandatory training surrounding social engineering that most companies require their employees...

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