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Make a Pentester's Salary - Here's Where to Start
By: Tatianna
April 3, 2018

The Ethical Hacking Salary: What’s a Good Starting Point? Cybersecurity is the fastest-growing subset of IT as organizations look for ways to shore up network defense and reduce the risk of a large-scale data breach. As noted by Forbes, U.S. companies are looking to fill more than 200,000 infosec positions but simply can’t find the personnel — and this cybersecurity skills ...

Impersonation & Cyber Crime: The Growing Problem
By: gauravgodani
April 2, 2018

There is a discerning situation in relation to cheating by impersonation, as moreover impersonation is with-hold with identity theft, cyber stalking, cyber bullying and cyber harassment, a bewilderment situation arises for the legal law framers that how to give uniformity to these crimes, or whether to conclude them as single. As with rising of these crimes, various ...

PIM, PAM, IAM - Do you know the difference?
By: Samantha Voss
March 31, 2018

I don’t know about you, but sometimes it’s super hard to keep up with all the different terminologies in the cybersecurity world. There’s just too many acronyms to remember! Luckily, I have my go-to ‘Thycotic Interactive Dictionary’ that I can refer to if I don’t recognize or understand a specific cyber term. You might be thinking, "oh, I can ...

Security Policy: Specifying Applications
By: Joeri Jungschlager
March 28, 2018

We use applications to make our lives easier. But how much access do we give them? First of all, considering what kind of access and the level you provide applications is an important question regarding privacy. But how about security? One of my favorite add-ons that I use in opera - but is written for Chrome - is Grammarly. Yet ...

Applying Machine Learning to the Threat Spectrum
By: Olivia
March 28, 2018

We’re pleased to be partnering with Cisco for this blog. Scroll down to download the Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report With shrinking budgets and understaffed teams, cybersecurity professionals have begun to realize supplemental tools are necessary to keep pace with potential threats. In their Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR), Cisco threat researchers share ...

Risk Assessments: What Are They and Why Are They Important?
By: sf_dod
March 28, 2018

What is a risk assessment? A risk assessment is one of the most important components of a sound and robust cybersecurity program. A well-conducted risk assessment will help an organization identify where they are most vulnerable and will help prioritize their security tasks and deployment of available resources. Before delving into the ins-and-outs of risk assessments, an important ...

ShellShock: All You Need to Know About the Bash Bug Vulnerability
By: Ankit2812
March 27, 2018

Shellshock is basically Remote Command Execution vulnerability in BASH also known as Bashdoor . In this vulnerability, BASH incorrectly executes trailing commands when it imports a function definition stored into an environment variable. Bash allows exporting shell functions to other bash instances. It is done by creating an environment variable with ...

The Future Threats of Cyber Security
By: barbaraell
March 27, 2018

Modern Cyber Security Nowadays, human beings cannot imagine their lives without the notion of the Internet. This way, it is essential to analyze the potential threats to cybersecurity to make the future of society safer and, as a result, happier. Along with the fast changes that occur in ...

Free OST to PST Converter Software
By: williamroy
March 27, 2018

SysInspire OST to PST Converter Software is free to use and capable to repair damaged OST file and Convert OST to PST, EML, MSG, HTML, EMLX, MBOX and vCard format. It also extracts OST file emails, contacts, calendars, task, notes, inbox items, outbox items and appointments and supports all MS Outlook versions up to 2016. ...

Ping (Fully Loaded)
By: sandycoder
March 26, 2018

Ping (Fully Loaded) Ping is a very versatile command line tool we rarely used it now a days but today we will discuss some of the most basic and important commands using the ping tool. 1: -  Ping the localhost: - ping localhost or ping    before digging into about the target ...