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Cybersecurity – Spend Money to Save Money

It's no secret that cybersecurity breaches can cost companies millions of dollars in damages. The effects of these breaches can last for a long time, and it can be hard to recover from one of these attacks without sufficient resources. However, many...

Breaking Into the Field of Cybersecurity When You Don't Have a Technical Background

Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing field that continuously requires more and more experts. While there are already thousands of experienced cybersecurity professionals out there, a major gap remains, and thousands of jobs need to be filled. At first...

Everyone Is Moving to the Cloud, and You Should Too

Many companies are starting to see the value in moving their on-premises IT infrastructure to the cloud. The cloud has a lot to offer. It can make the lives of everyone in a company easier while also increasing efficiency. Before discussing reasons to...

SonicWall Is the Latest IT Security Vendor to Disclose a Breach in a Growing Trend

An investigation is currently underway after network security provider SonicWall became the latest cybersecurity vendor to confirm a breach on its systems. Allegedly, attackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in the company’s products to access...

Benefits of Running Cybersecurity Exercises in 2021

With 2021 starting, we're entering a whole new year of challenges and issues facing cybersecurity teams within businesses. The past year saw numerous attacks on businesses and even the government, and in 2021, it doesn't look like these attacks will...

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...

2020’s Impact on Cybersecurity

The past year has brought so much change and impacted almost every area of life. When COVID 19 forced everyone to drastically shift their daily routines, it created a domino effect that could be felt in the farthest reaches of society. Even the field...

Understanding the Different Teams Within Cybersecurity

Many people assume that cybersecurity is just a bunch of people trying to stop hackers. While this is true for some cybersecurity jobs, it is not true for all of them. There are many jobs that are more on the offensive side of security and some that...

Different Types of Cybersecurity Assessments and Their Purpose

People often assume that there is only one type of security assessment that is used to see how secure a system or network is. However, there are many kinds of security assessments and each of them serves a unique purpose. In order to gain a better...

Why You Need to Utilize Incident Response Exercises

Professional athletes are constantly practicing their skills in order to get better at their sport. Moreover, they have practices where they scrimmage so that they can simulate a real game. This not only helps them to further improve the skills they...

Why Organizations Should Never Allow BYOD

Companies are always trying to find new ways to operate more effectively while also providing their employees with convenient work options. As more companies allow their employees to work from home, the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy has become...

Guidance on Recent Nation-State Cyberattacks Uncovered by FireEye

FireEye On December 8th, cybersecurity firm FireEye reported a breach of their network. According to FireEye, hackers gained access to their environment and were able to obtain many of their Red Team assessment tools. These tools are used to test...

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