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Cybrary’s Open Blog is a user contributed cybersecurity knowledge base that brings together content highlighting the latest tools, exploits, technologies and insights in the industry.

The Smartphone Pentest Framework (SPF) in Kali Linux is an increasingly useful tool, initially developed by Georgia Weidman. The 5 part tutorial for how to use the SPF is part of the Advanced Penetration Testing class, which of course is free, just like all of our classes. For Cybrary Members who have a solid foundation in penetration testing, ...
This post will begin by assuming you have a baseline skill set in information technology. Generally, in order to begin your career in Cyber Security, you would need some fundamental skills. Often, in the IT training industry, baseline skills include topics covered in the CompTIA A+ class and the Network+ class . If you don’t have that ...
The first month and a half here at Cybrary have been really fun. So far, we are hearing from our Members that they appreciate what we are doing. I have spoken on this blog before about why we believe so firmly, that the opportunity to learn should be free and open to anyone, anywhere, for free, forever.We have found that ...

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By: SLWelty
February 13, 2015
What do Security Engineers do? Working in the information security realm comes with a lot of advantages. With nearly everything having a digital component these days, the career opportunities in this industry are plentiful. As we continue to rely on the internet, networks, and systems to help manage everything from our online shopping to confidential information, it makes ...

Red Team Vs Blue Team Review

By: Admin Anthony
February 10, 2015
What is Red Team & Blue Team? At its core, there are two main players in any cybersecurity or penetration testing event. While the terminologies for the two sides vary (Hackers vs. Defenders, ‘Bad Guys’ vs ‘Good Guys’, etc.) one of the most commonly used titles is Red Team and Blue Team. To put it simply the “Red Team” ...
Hopefully, with the support of our Members, Cybrary can be successful. Why? Because the education system both domestically here in the USA, and internationally, is flawed, badly.Education is far too limited. If one is not born into a family that highly values education, or a situation where they are not given the access that some others have, then one can ...
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson MandelaFor too long IT & Cyber Security education has been reserved for those who have the money to pay highly inflated prices. In the growing technological world, the need for that knowledge is at an all-time high. As you know by now, we ...
My Fellow Cybrary Members,We sincerely want to thank you for joining the revolution to liberate IT and cyber security training , for everyone, everywhere. The support you are providing will change the very landscape of the industry forever. I am posting this blog to both thank you, as well as give you some updates and tips about the site. Earning Points ...