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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Working in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a great industry with some of the most fascinating jobs in the world. It is a relatively young field that has seen rapid growth in recent years, with thousands of jobs waiting to be filled. While I’m excited to work in cyber, there...

Nonincognito Mode - How Much Data is Google Collecting on You?

4.66 Billion is the number of users estimated to access the internet. That’s right 4.66 billion. That’s 59.5 percent of the global population, meaning that a majority of people on the planet are actively using the internet in some way, shape, or form....

Unpatched Internet-facing Exchange? Time to Assume Compromise

On March 2nd, 2021, Microsoft released emergency patches for four vulnerabilities for Microsoft Exchange CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, and CVE-2021-27065. At the time, Microsoft warned these vulnerabilities were actively being...

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...

Who are Insider Threats | How Do We Prevent Them?

More people are becoming aware of cyber threats and the damage they cause. Topics such as social engineering, phishing, malware, hackers, and others are getting a lot of attention. However, it seems like discussions surrounding cybersecurity are often...

Vendor Risk Management - Forgotten but Not Gone

Vendor Risk Management (VRM), also referred to as Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), is the process of managing third-party products and services. VRM ensures that the outsourcing of key business functions, such as IT, does not result in disruption...

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...

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