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How To Prepare For CompTIA Network+ Certification
By: Cybrary Staff
November 24, 2021

CompTIA certifications are some of the most highly regarded credentials in the IT industry. As a result, many cybersecurity professionals seek to earn them. The Network+ certification is important for all IT professionals – especially those in the cybersecurity field – because nearly everything they do in their role is built on networking concepts. The Network+ credential is helpful when ...

Can You Get A Job With CCNA?
By: Shimon Brathwaite
November 23, 2021

Certifications continue to be an essential part of the cybersecurity industry. Employers like them because they are a quick and easy way to assess if someone has a certain level of knowledge and, in some cases, experience. As a job candidate, you have many options for certifications, and in this blog, we will discuss if you can get a job ...

What Is IAM and Three IAM Solutions
By: Nihad Hassan
November 22, 2021

Digital transformation is accelerating rapidly to include all our life aspects; businesses now utilize digital technology to conduct most of their work. Technology has become integrated into people's daily lives to a vast extent. For instance, people are using the internet to study, work and socialize. To protect their online accounts, they need to provide their login credentials, commonly in ...

Linux Hardening: 10 Effective Ways
By: Divya Bora
November 19, 2021

Linux Hardening header WHAT IS LINUX HARDENING? Linux Hardening is defined as intensifying the security of the operating system by implementing some dynamic security measures. It falls in the category of the operating systems under system hardening types. To understand Linux hardening better, we must first know its core principles and learn more about it. System hardening is a collection of tools, ...

Best VPNs For Mobile Privacy
By: Shimon Brathwaite
November 18, 2021

As smartphones become more sophisticated, they collect more information on their users increasingly. Everything from our name, address, real-time location, personal contacts, bank information, fingerprints, and personal conversations can all be accessed through our smartphones. As a result, it's increasingly important that we take precautions to protect ourselves from people who may try to eavesdrop on our conversations or get ...

How To Get A Network+ Certification
By: Cybrary Staff
November 17, 2021

In today’s technological world, IT and cybersecurity professionals have to acquire and maintain comprehensive networking skills. They must know how to manage modern networking infrastructures with the proper tools, including the complexities of wireless networks. The global demand for networking professionals in the public and private sectors is huge, and career opportunities are abundant. Getting started in networking requires practitioners to ...

You Think You Know What CySA+ Is?
By: Prasanna Peshkar
November 16, 2021

As the extent of cybersecurity attacks has grown abruptly, companies are witnessing a future filled with numerous dangers. To steer through these dark pools, companies are looking for security experts who are well-versed in security procedures and advanced cybersecurity notions; threat and vulnerability control, software and operations security, security services and monitoring, and incident response, to name a few. The CySA+ ...

Data Classification Policy
By: Nihad Hassan
November 15, 2021

In today's Information Age, organizations of all sizes and across all industries create, store, and process more information than they ever did before. The volume of digital data is increasing explosively over time. According to Statista, from 2020 to 2022, the total enterprise data volume will go from approximately one petabyte (PB) to 2.02 petabytes. This is a projected 42.2% ...

How Much Does The CEH Certification Cost?
By: Cybrary Staff
November 15, 2021

There is no doubt that IT security professionals are in demand, and salaries for these professionals are increasing as organizations seek ways to mitigate cyber threats. One of the best ways organizations can keep their digital assets protected is by hiring candidates with work experience and highly regarded industry certifications. One of the most in-demand certifications is the Certified Ethical ...

Great Options for Creating Your Own Phishing Campaigns
By: Shimon Brathwaite
November 12, 2021

Phishing emails continue to be one of the most effective types of cyberattacks used in over 50% of data breaches globally. Simply put, a phishing email is a type of social engineering attack where an attacker sends a fraudulent message designed to trick a human victim into either revealing sensitive information to the attacker or downloading malware. One study found ...