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Risk Management - The Key to Service Digitization
By: Jide Olagundoye
December 6, 2017

I recently read somewhere that we send around 205 billion emails across the world every day. Even the self-professed Luddites amongst us, have been forced to interact with technology in this age. Digital applications have become irresistibly pervasive.Businesses are expected to develop and deliver the innovation customers now demand to support their changed behavior.  Digitization ...

Multi-Face Recognition & Data Exploitation
By: Jawady Muhammad Habib
December 6, 2017

Multi-Face Recognition & Data Exploit with Python + Azure FaceAPI Howdy Azure users again,Today I will be showing you how to exploit the powerful Azure FaceAPI n order to extract data about people in images.I assume that you already read the previous article as there are some fundamentals you need to know about Azure in order ...

Data Encryption
By: ziednamouchi
December 6, 2017

Data Encryption Today, national security information, payment, trades, social numbers, medical records are all stored, used and transmitted online through connected devices such as laptops and smartphones.Organizations are at risk either from external or internal threats, and the proliferation of valuable data gives cyber criminals good opportunities to monetize stolen information.First of all, we must define ...

Footprinting FCC Net-Neutrality
By: SeaLibrarian
December 5, 2017

As footprinting is to safety in ethical hacking domains for clients and customers using internet, then advocacy in net neutrality rules is the safest road ahead. The rules are changing lanes inside the Washington D.C. beltway. Internet fast lanes vs. slow lanes are being drafted at the FCC. Having just read the recently released ...

Have You Seen Cybrary Teams?
By: ginasilvertree
December 2, 2017

Some Cybrarians may not know about Cybrary Teams , so I figured I'd write a post on this service. Teams is "The learning and assessment tool of choice for IT and security teams at today's top companies." Ok, what does that mean? Essentially, Teams offers companies an LMS (Learning Management System) to track their training and assess their ...

Reaper – Calm Before IoT Botnet Attack
By: Aman2406
December 1, 2017

Last year the world witnessed how some of the world’s top Web sites were taken down by “ Mirai ”, a zombie malware that hijacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices like wireless routers, digital video recorder and also security cameras in parts of the U.S. The attack was made simply by wringing the weak or default ...

UNM4SK3D: Apple, AWS, and Mirai
By: Olivia
December 1, 2017

#emergencypatch  Looks like someone took a bite out of Apple. The macOS High Sierra was discovered to contain a bug where anyone with physical access to a computer running the latest version could bypass the secure login simply by putting “root” in the username field.  Developer Lemi Orhan Ergin, founder of Software Craftsmanship ...

Lets Talk Community
By: Ka0sDem0n
November 30, 2017

Let’s Talk Community Greetings to all the Cybrarians out there! I would like to talk about our community and how to make it grow and flourish! I like to go through the 0P3N articles looking for good information, new viruses, malware, tracking apps, etc. Occasionally I come across an article that in ...

Cyber Security Chronicles 5: Threat Prevention Tools
November 30, 2017

Cyber Security Chronicles 5 Education: Cybersecurity’s Forgotten Remediation & Threat Prevention Tool             The overall practice of cyber security is a vital part of a financially healthy and successful corporate environment. In the past companies have traditionally not made cyber security a top priority. However, this has changed in recent times because ...

WMI and C# - Part One
By: beller0ph0n
November 27, 2017

WMI and C# - Part One In the series of articles titled "WMI and C#" we will learn how to harness the power of C# and WMI. In this first article, we will learn what is WMI and how to connect to it remotely using C#. WMI – what is that? WMI stands for Windows Management Instrumentation and ...