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Password Cracking: How to Do It
By: klowe In order to get into a secured system, you'll have to first break in---and a lot of times, the first step in doing so requires cracking a password. Contrary to popular belief, password cracking doesn't actually require a lot of heavy-lifting. Instead of spending hours at a computer screen trying your hand at thousands of random combinations, the ...
April 20, 2015
The Starting Point of all Major Public Hacks: Footprinting
By: ryan cWant to Know How and Where All Major Data Breaches Begin? With all of the publicity major corporate data breaches receive, we often get caught up in the outcomes. What happened, how many people were impacted and in what ways, who was responsible, etc. In the 2014 Sony Pictures hack, personal data about employees and corporate ...
April 20, 2015
Start Learning Mobile Penetration Testing and the Smartphone Pentest Framework
By: ryan cThe 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, ...
April 16, 2015
Classes That Help You Build a Cyber Security Career
By: ryan cThis 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 ...
March 12, 2015
Please Help Cybrary's Kickstarter Campaign
By: ryan cThe 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 ...
March 6, 2015
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By: SLWeltyWhat 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 ...
February 13, 2015
Red Team Vs Blue Team Review
By: Admin AnthonyWhat 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” ...
February 10, 2015
Education is Too Limited, but Change is On Its Way
By: ryan cHopefully, 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 ...
February 6, 2015
Everyone Deserves the Opportunity to Learn
By: ryan c“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 ...
January 27, 2015
The Liberation of IT & Cyber Security Training Begins
By: CybrarySupportMy 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 ...
January 15, 2015
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