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Monday Mix: The Future of Cybersecurity
By: Tatianna Harris
October 10, 2022

Hi everyone! We’re kicking off Cybersecurity Awareness Month with new content that prepares you to tackle the latest threats! Check out our Microsoft Azure exam prep course, a podcast assessing the state of cybersecurity, and new weekly challenges. 🎉 Course Update Cloud Architects, are you ready? The acclaimed Microsoft Certified Trainer, Seema Rahman, teaches essential best practices in her new AZ-305 Microsoft Azure ...

Monday Mix: Get Exam Ready Before 2023
By: Tatianna Harris
October 3, 2022

Hi everyone! It's October and that means Cybersecurity Awareness Month! We're spreading awareness with the latest addition to our CVE Series, a new weekly challenge, and updates to our certification preparation catalog. And, did we mention Kelly Handerhan is back? 🎉 New Courses You asked us for a new Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) course to reflect the 2022 exam update, and we ...

CTIG Coverage of Black Lotus Labs’ Chaos Malware Report
September 28, 2022

Overview Note: This blog post discusses active research by third parties into an ongoing threat. This information should be considered preliminary and will be updated as research continues. On September 28, 2022, the threat intelligence section of Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs posted research into a novel, multifunctional Go-based malware that attacks a remarkable array of architectures from Linux servers to Microsoft ...

Monday Mix: Fighting the Imposter Inside Us...
By: Sara Faradji
September 26, 2022

Hi everyone! It’s another great week for security defenders to train and upskill. Check out our latest weekly challenge, virtual labs, and podcast designed to empower you to be a cyber superhero! Free Events If you're starting out in cybersecurity or in the process of applying for a new position, tune in to this week's events to get the info you need to ...

Monday Mix: Can you identify suspicious PowerShell commands?
By: Sara Faradji
September 12, 2022

Hi everyone! It's officially football season in the U.S., and this week’s releases are designed to empower your defensive line! With our newest Threat Actor Campaign and Weekly Challenge, blue teamers can get ready to detect and analyze suspicious activity in scenario-based environments. New Courses Prevent the next Solar Winds-style supply-chain attack in our latest course campaign. These courses will help prepare you ...

Monday Mix: Breaking into Cybersecurity
By: Sara Faradji
September 6, 2022

Hi everyone! Our latest content releases are perfect for anyone new to cybersecurity! Prepare to start an exciting new career path and earn entry-level certifications with this week’s content. New Courses There’s a place for everyone in the dynamic world of cybersecurity. Now is the time to break in–to enhance an organization’s incident response planning and risk management practices, of course! ;) Take ...

Monday Mix: Ethical Exploits with Apache HTTPD CVE 2021-42013
By: Sara Faradji
August 29, 2022

Hi everyone! Take some time this week to (ethically) exploit a critical Apache HTTPD vulnerability and check out two new podcasts! New Courses The Apache HTTPD vulnerability (CVE-2021-42013) had the world talking in late 2021. We’re debuting this course so that you can get creative with multiple ways of exploiting and mitigating cutting-edge vulnerabilities like this one! Take on the role of a ...

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 ...