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How To Earn A CCSP Certification
By: Cybrary Staff
September 13, 2021

Becoming a certified cloud security professional requires a minimum of five years’ experience in IT and proficiency across six cloud security domains. Summary: *The CCSP certification is the global gold standard for demonstrating cloud security expertise. Earning the certification requires at least five years of experience in the IT sector, including three in information security. The exam itself covers six domains ...

What Are The CEH Exam Requirements?
By: Cybrary Staff
September 13, 2021

While there are no educational prerequisites for the CEH certification, successful candidates usually have a strong background in IT security. Summary: Although there are no formal educational requirements for taking the CEH exam, successful candidates typically have a strong background in software engineering, computer programming, or computer science. This blog examines what it takes to become a certified ethical hacker. Certified ...

Everything You Need To Know About OAuth 2.0
By: Nihad Hassan
September 10, 2021

Digital technologies have become integrated into all aspects of society; nowadays, people have become more dependent on technology than ever to conduct most of their daily tasks. According to dashlane, the average American internet user has 150 online accounts which require a password to secure them. This statistic was conducted in 2017; in 2022, the same study predicted the number ...

How To Prepare For The CISM Exam
By: Cybrary Staff
September 10, 2021

Before taking a CISM exam, candidates must have acquired in-depth knowledge of modern information security programs and broader business goals. Summary: *Becoming a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) demonstrates the ability of candidates to develop and manage cybersecurity strategies and systems and the enterprise level. However, earning the certification requires at least five years of professional experience and ample training and ...

What Jobs Are Available For CCSP Certified Professionals?
By: Shelby Welty
September 9, 2021

The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) credential is a vendor-neutral certification that concentrates on cloud security. It is provided by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 and was launched in 2015. The CCSP requires that certified information security professionals have comprehensive knowledge about cloud security, operations, design, access controls, systems security, and service orchestration. It is a stand-alone ...

(Requirements for a CISSP Certification) CISSP Certification Requirements An Introduction To The 8 Security Domains
By: Charles Owen-Jackson
September 8, 2021

CISSP certification requirements: An introduction to the 8 security domains The CISSP framework encompasses information security topics across eight domains that security professionals face in their day-to-day jobs. Earning a CISSP accreditation requires candidates to develop a broad knowledge across eight cybersecurity control categories. The ISC2, which is responsible for providing and maintaining certifications, rigorously reviews the study materials and exam ...

Heuristic Virus And How To Remove It
By: Nihad Hassan
September 8, 2021

Since the early days of computers, computer viruses have existed. However, according to discovery, the Creeper program was the first noted computer virus; it was first created in 1971 with no malicious intent and was used to prove the possibility of creating a self-replicating program. A computer virus is a malicious program with self-replication capability. Hence, it can replicate itself from ...

So You Want To Be An Ethical Hacker?
By: payloadartist
September 7, 2021

This is one of the most common questions asked by beginners who are starting out in ethical hacking or switching careers due to boredom or lack of interest in their work. It is a tough question. So first things first,_ anyone can learn ethical hacking at any time_, as long as you have the willingness to learn and have excellent ...

Best Computer Forensic Tools For A Cybersecurity Analyst
By: Shimon Brathwaite
September 7, 2021

Most of a cybersecurity analyst’s work will be done before a cyberattack, focusing on implementing security controls to prevent the company from getting hacked. However, when a cyberattack does happen, an analyst must know how to assist in the investigation properly. This area of expertise is routinely referred to as computer forensics. Simply put, computer forensics is a branch of ...

How To Prepare For The CCSP Exam
By: Cybrary Staff
September 3, 2021

There is far more to earning a CCSP certification than reading through the official study guide. Here is what candidates need to know before they commit. Summary: *Becoming a Certified Cloud Security Professional demonstrates the advanced technical skills and knowledge required to design, secure, and manage data systems and apps in modern cloud-based environments. However, before taking the exam, candidates must ...