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What Is Unified Threat Management
By: Nihad Hassan
April 13, 2021

Digital transformation is rushing to include all work aspects. Nowadays, organizations utilize digital technology to conduct most business functions. The huge dependence on it has resulted in shifting a significant part of cybercrime from the real world into what is now known as cyberspace. In today's complex cybersecurity world, organizations of all sizes and industries had to deploy different security solutions ...

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
By: Nihad Hassan
April 12, 2021

As the digital transformation moves steadily to occupy all life aspects, people's dependence on digital technology to facilitate their daily lives increases. Not all organizations can afford the costs of adopting digital solutions to support all their work operations. For instance, digitizing all work processes will require hardware and software tools in addition to expertise (e.g., technical support costs). This ...

How To Become An IT Project Manager
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April 12, 2021

The IT project manager role requires qualified professionals to supervise IT projects and teams to make sure that projects meet time and budgetary guidelines. On this career path, students will learn how to perform key project management tasks and techniques that will allow them to seek management roles within the IT industry. Cybrary's expert instructors and virtual labs provide students ...

The Future Of Digital Transformation For Organizations
By: Nihad Hassan
April 9, 2021

As the world becomes increasingly digital, organizations' technology adoption continues to increase at a rapid pace. The world has significantly shifted towards adopting IT in all aspects of life, such as work, study, shopping, entertainment, and social life, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. To stop the spread of the disease, governments worldwide imposed physical distancing measures and ...

Cryptographic Algorithms Overview
By: Gabriel Schram
April 9, 2021

Cryptography uses security protocols to conceal the true meaning of users’ communications from potential adversaries or malicious actors. This is often done through encryption. Encryption is the process of converting plaintext data into ciphertext. Encryption is vital to the protection of data at rest or in use. This conversion is often directed using an algorithm. Algorithms act as sets of ...

Implementing a HIPAA Compliance Program Course Review
By: Prasanna Peshkar
April 8, 2021

Implementing a HIPAA compliance program is necessary to ensure that the company is loyal to all rules and laws set out in the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. A robust HIPAA compliance program is vital to assure that all sensitive documents, particularly medical data, are safe and appropriately secured from security breaches. This Implementing a HIPAA Compliance Program course from ...

Does Ransomware Pose A Threat To The Quantum Computer?
By: Shimon Brathwaite
April 8, 2021

Quantum computing is one of the new technology advancements of the 21st century that has a lot of potential for creative destruction. Quantum computing uses quantum bits rather than regular bits; this allows it to process things much faster than a regular computer. This new technology can have applications in many different areas, and one of them is Cybersecurity. One ...

Top Four Digital Forensics Certifications
By: Nihad Hassan
April 7, 2021

As society moves steadily to become completely digital, cybercriminals moved with the wave and shifted their activities to cyberspace. The ongoing spread of COVID-19 has forced most organizations worldwide to adopt the work-from-home model. In this new scenario, employees have to access their corporate resources remotely using personal computing devices considered less secure than their work counterparts. This created a ...

How To Become A Database Administrator
By: Matt Choi
April 7, 2021

Becoming a Database Administrator is a rewarding but challenging career path that offers many benefits in a growing IT field. Database Administrators manage systems that utilize, protect, query, and provide the secure storage of important organizational data. At Cybrary, students will have access to our virtual lab for hands-on experience. Courses are taught by knowledgeable instructors who are experts in ...

Top Four GRC (Governance Risk Management and Compliance Software) Tools
By: Nihad Hassan
April 6, 2021

As the world moves steadily to adopt digital technologies in all life aspects, the need for various regulations to govern the storage, processing, and transfer of people's data becomes increasingly important. The ongoing spread of coronavirus disease has forced most organizations to adopt the remote work model. In this new working scenario, employees access corporate resources remotely using personal computing ...