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Kali 2.0 Experience?
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January 1, 2016

Hi Guys, Installed Kali 2.0 last night. I think it looks awesome. A bit of CentOS touch in design.. :) No bugs detected yet. Did you?! Any suggestions on any additional libs or or dependencies to install after fresh install? Just share your experience! :) Impact .. oh and what new tools did you noticed? I am going to review it as ...

ITIL V4
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January 1, 2016

When should we expect ITIL v4?

ITIL Foundation - How Hard Is The Exam?
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January 1, 2016

I completely skipped over my ITIL Foundation because I assumed it wouldn't count for much (as this is the easiest of the ITIL exams). For those that have been in the IT world for 6+ years, how much work is needed to study for this exam? Lets say, starting with the cybrary training videos, what would be other needed material? ...

IT Meme
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January 1, 2016

IT stages It's not good if you are in that paradox all the time, but I guess everyone is like that least once. @angut I agree,but seeing as it has happened to everyone I thought I'd share. Also sometimes you can learn from these occurrences :D meme cyppic LOL...... Hahaha I love the rock one, good stuff too OP! These a good. LoL Nice thread. Love it. So I ...

ISACA Cybersecurity Fundamentals
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January 1, 2016

Hi, I want to start on the security field and was thinking about Security+, but since I am a SysAdmin and have no experience with sec or network, I confess I'm a little worried about failing the exam. I work and my college classes will start again in a couple weeks, so I wont have enough time to prepare for ...

ISACA Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certification
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January 1, 2016

For those that are not aware there is a new series of certs coming out by ISACA specializing in Cybersecurity focused on NIST & NICE. I applied for a job within my organization and they stressed on knowing NIST & ISO 27000. After joining ISACA, paid membership, I purchased study material for this exam. Took the test today and passed. ...

Is UFONet Really Safe To Create A Botnet?
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January 1, 2016

I assume that whenever we download and install UFONet, it turns us into a zombie. I am not sure how is it displaying list of zombies. Is there any other way to detect when our turns into a zombie? Is there any robust solution? No, my understanding of UFONet is that it is used to create and control other systems which ...

Is There An Alternative To Fport In Windows 10?
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January 1, 2016

C:\\WINDOWS\\system32>fport 'fport' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. The above is the result of trying to run the fport command in Windows 10. Is there an alternative to monitor the ports being accessed other than Task Manager because that does not list the port numbers? Thank you Well you can in cmd and ...

Is There A CEH Alternative Certification?
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January 1, 2016

Is there a CEH alternative certification? I find a list but dated 2012: 1. CPTC – Certified Penetration Testing Consultant 2. CPTE – Certified Penetration Testing Engineer 3. CompTIA – Security+ 4. CSTA – Certified Security Testing Associate 5. GPEN – GIAC Certified Penetration Tester 6. OSCP – Offensive Security Certified Professional 7. CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker 8. ECSA – ...

Is Over The Wire War Games Good For Newbies Like Me?
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January 1, 2016

Hello Friends! I'm just a newbie in the IT security field and I just passed CompTIA Security+ last July. I would really like to take my skills to the next level especially in the path of a penetratation tester, however topics are really difficult for me to comprehend as of the moment so I decided to play some of Over ...