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Monday Mix: A Dive into the SOC Analyst Role
By: Sara Faradji
August 22, 2022

Hi everyone! After an eventful week following Black Hat and DEF CON conferences, we're thrilled to bring you exciting new Cybrary content! New Courses Our new Python course allows beginner programmers to develop Python scripting skills that will help you automate cybersecurity tasks to make your work more efficient - and have fun in the process. > Python for Cybersecurity Professionals We’re back this week ...

A Deep Dive into the Penetration Tester Cybersecurity Role
By: Cybrary Staff
August 18, 2022

Do you want to be a penetration tester but don't know where to begin? Or maybe you're not sure what a penetration tester does. Penetration testing, also known as ethical hacking, is the process of identifying security flaws in an organization's internal systems and external-facing applications. During our monthly role dive webinar series, we examine a specific role on a ...

Monday Mix: Black Hat, Exploits, and Threat Hunters - Oh My!
By: Cybrary Staff
August 15, 2022

Hi Cybrary fans! Last week, our team debuted our newest training and assessment experience at Black Hat 2022. Our SOC Analyst Assessment is an engaging, live environment simulating a typical day in the life of a SOC Analyst, and there's still time to request access to the beta. Now, onto the new content that you can dive into today! Course Update Good news! Our ...

Monday Mix: New CVE Course Offerings
By: Sara Faradji
August 9, 2022

Hi everyone! It's a great week to explore detection and alerting techniques in ELK Stack! Plus, exploit and mitigate the latest vulnerabilities in our newest CVE Series course. New Courses Calling all new and aspiring SOC analysts! Want to enhance your detections and threat hunting skills using a free, open SIEM tool? You won't want to miss the first two courses in our ...

CTIG Threat Actor Group Study: Fin7
August 3, 2022

Overview Fin7 is a notorious international cybercrime group, widely considered to be one of the premier theft rings over the past several years. A prolific, skilled, and creative organization, by 2015 they had appropriated over 20 million credit card numbers, totaling over $1bn in damages. This group has stolen everything from cash to intellectual property and is believed to have ...

Career Advice for InfoSec Professionals
By: Cybrary Staff
July 29, 2022

Has it been challenging finding or applying for jobs as an information security professional? Perhaps you don't know where to begin or how to craft a stand-out resume for potential employers. Don’t worry; Cybrary’s here for you! Join us monthly for our career advice series, where we'll cover different topics related to recruiting and hiring on security teams, such as resumes ...

Monday Mix: Hiding Under-the-Radar
By: Sara Faradji
July 25, 2022

Hi Cybrary fans! Whether you're a defender, ethical hacker, cloud enthusiast, or part of the IT crowd, we have something for everyone in this week's new content! New Courses In the nefarious business of cybercrime, the specialized “initial access broker” (IAB) plays the long game of doing thorough research and reconnaissance on a target before exploiting vulnerable web applications. After gaining initial ...

Monday Mix: Human Centered Cybersecurity
By: Sara Faradji
July 18, 2022

Hi everyone! Ready to level up your cyber skills training and listen to experts share strategies on how to support your security teams? You're in luck with all the new content we have to offer this week! Featured Event Looking for advice on finding a job, or interview best practices? Tomorrow marks the start of our new Career Advice webinar series with Cybrary ...

Burnout on Security Teams
By: Cybrary Staff
July 13, 2022

From burnout to mitigating vulnerabilities, security teams are struggling and managers are overwhelmed. In our Improving Security Teams webinar series, Chief Impact Officer, Chloé Messdaghi, will explore how to improve security team wellness, starting with how to address the most pressing issue facing the workforce today: burnout. To watch this on-demand webinar, view the recording here! What is burnout? Let’s first begin ...

A Deep Dive into the Cybersecurity Network Engineer Role
By: Cybrary Staff
July 7, 2022

Cybersecurity jobs have seen a lot of growth in the past few years. With so many career paths to choose from, we've decided to create a monthly “Role Dive” series, where each month we'll examine a particular job on a security team. This month we chatted with Mike Benjamin from Fastly to understand what it's like to be a Network ...