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Why Insiders Are the Biggest Threats to Your Sensitive Data
By: superv3k900
August 16, 2017

By Stephen Voorhees, CISSP, Veriato The latest breach from an NSA contractor should remind everyone of a grim truism about leaks: the greatest threats to an organization come not from the outside, but from those within. Fact is, insiders pose a greater risk to your cyber security than the sum of all outside pernicious actors. It’s not that insiders ...

Your Complete Guide to Fuzzing
By: Olivia
August 15, 2017

What is fuzzing? A black box software testing technique, fuzzing is a more refined version of trial and error, used to discover coding errors and security vulnerabilities in software. It involves imputing large amounts of random data, known as ‘fuzz,’ into the target program until one of those permutations reveals a vulnerability. If a ...

A+ 902 Transcender Practice Test Question Preview
By: Olivia
August 15, 2017

CompTIA A+ 220-902 is the second of two exams required to obtain your CompTIA A+ certification . This exam covers installing and configuring operating systems including Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. It also addresses security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures. It tests for the fundamentals of computer technology, networking and security, ...

Hardening the Private Sector
By: jeffcyber-2016
August 15, 2017

With the appearance of the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack, we are once again faced with the reality of an unprepared and understaffed response to a large scale malware attack. The private sector companies, both national and international need to spend the time and money to harden their systems. The need to take a tactical defensive stance increases every day. Firewalls ...

Your Complete Guide to Burp Suite
By: Olivia
August 14, 2017

Since web applications offer data access to customers, employees, and other key groups, they have become a weak link for many organizations. If a hacker gains access, they often have direct access to confidential data, meaning that web application security testing should be a high priority to businesses today. Complete testing of a web-based system before going ...

UPIS - The First ERP Solution from Serbia
By: Sasha Radenovic
August 14, 2017

It's already well known that I like, to prefer domestic IT companies, domestic solutions, it this case ERP solution form company from Serbia  IIB D.O.O.  Domestic ERP solutions are often unfairly neglected. They were created in our premises, where the changes are more frequent and unpredictable, so they are easier to adapt and update, since they are "close" to the ...

A+ 901 Transcender Practice Test Question Preview
By: Olivia
August 13, 2017

Transcender has been providing CompTIA certification training products for over a decade. Their award-winning suite of test prep solutions includes quality CompTIA certification practice exams and handy flashcards for some of the most popular CompTIA certification exams on the market. Their CompTIA training works through realistic exam simulations and powerful study aids, and their training products allow you to learn ...

Career Opportunities After SAP Course and Certification
By: michaelwarne
August 13, 2017

You have invested time and money into obtaining your Systems Applications and Products certification (also referred to as SAP certification .) Now, you must decide which career path to travel or business opportunity to explore. Which career opportunities are available for SAP-certified professionals? Identify a Specific Department First Due to the broad range of fields covered by systems ...

How to Become an Incident Responder
By: strainer
August 12, 2017

It's often thought that after acquiring expensive and famous IT security certifications, you can be an Incident Responder right away. Even when someone has graduated with the highest honor, and a medal as big as a Viking’s plate, from the top 10 IT security universities in the world could not easily get into it. To become one in my ...

Project+ Transcender Practice Test Question Preview
By: Olivia
August 11, 2017

Each practice test on our site was designed to prepare you for the version of the certification exam described. So for the Project+ exam, their practice test questions map to the PK0-003 exam, currently offered by CompTIA. According to Transcender, “ CompTIA Project+ covers the business and technical project management skills needed to successfully manage business projects. It emphasizes getting ...