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How To Detect Computer Viruses On Your Computer
By: Shimon Brathwaite
August 17, 2021

Computer viruses are the most popular word when it comes to internet safety. Everyone knows that you want to avoid getting a virus on a machine. If you get one, your machine can lead to your accounts getting hacked, which can have financial consequences. Also, from a cybersecurity perspective, the infection can have major consequences on a business if ...

Four Common Types Of Security Breaches And How To Mitigate Them
By: Nihad Hassan
August 17, 2021

The number of cyberattacks is increasing daily. The accelerated adoption of digital technology has shifted a significant portion of crime to cyberspace in all aspects of life. According to Cyber Security Ventures, the global cybercrime damage cost is projected to reach 10.5 trillion by 2025 annually. Nowadays, organizations of all sizes and across all industries utilize digital technology to simplify work ...

Digital Forensics: Quick Overview
By: Divya Bora
August 16, 2021

Digital Forensics is a branch of forensic science encompassing preservation, acquisition, documentation, analysis, and interpretation of evidence identified from various storage media types while preserving the integrity of the information and maintaining a strict chain of custody for the data. This includes data from computers, mobiles, and laptops, but it is not limited to just that. It also includes ...

How To Recover SQL Database Password-Quick Tricks Revision
By: Ashish Srivastava
August 16, 2021

Suppose you have ever lost a SQL database Password and want to know how to recover it. In that case, this article will provide all the possible successful ways for recovering the SQL server database user password. Microsoft has created SQL Server Management Studio (SQL Server), a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). It is used to store SQL (Structured Query ...

Top Ethical Hacking Certifications For Getting Hired
By: Shimon Brathwaite
August 13, 2021

Ethical hacking is one of the most desired specialties in cybersecurity. Unfortunately, becoming a good hacker isn’t as simple as going to college or even enrolling in a cybersecurity Bootcamp. There isn’t too much valuable theory on being a good hacker; you need to get as much practical experience as you can. However, this leads to another problem, how do ...

Top Three Password Management Solutions For Businesses
By: Nihad Hassan
August 13, 2021

The Digital revolution is moving steadily to impact all aspects of life. Nowadays, people are using the internet to work, study, socialize, entertainment, online banking, or shopping, to name only a few. While digital technology promised to make people's lives easier, however, it brings many challenges. For example, for every new website or web application a user signs up, a ...

What Is Privilege Access Management?
By: Divya Bora
August 12, 2021

WHAT IS PRIVILEGED ACCESS MANAGEMENT? Privilege Access Management(PAM) is considered a combination of technology and tools used to control, secure, and monitor access to an organization's critical resources and information. PAM includes various strategies like application access management, privileged session management, vendor privileged access management, and shared access password management. PAM aims to minimize the attack surface and prevent ...

How to Import OST into Office 365 (Exchange Online)
By: Praveen Dixit
August 12, 2021

Migrating from Exchange online to Office 365 requires proper planning and management. Having the Exchange mailbox data on a cloud platform like Office 365 has several advantages like quick data access and no downtime maintenance. Most users prefer to keep a copy of it on Office 365 as it is a reliable platform to move their offline Outlook Data File(OST). When ...

Python Programming For Web Application Testing
By: Shimon Brathwaite
August 11, 2021

Web application testing is an important part of developing secure software applications. When creating an application, the first and most important procedure is using secure coding practices. These help to limit the number of vulnerabilities that an application may have. However, one won’t know how secure the code is until it’s been tested. Many people think that one must do ...

Benefits Of A CISSP Certification: What Are The Biggest Benefits Of Earning A CISSP Certification
By: Charles Owen-Jackson
August 11, 2021

What are the biggest benefits of earning a CISSP certification? The CISSP credential is one of the most coveted in the information security space. Certificate holders can expect better job opportunities and much more. The certified information systems security professional (CISSP) accreditation demonstrates a high level of expertise across all of the major domains of cybersecurity. It requires four or five ...