CompTIA and Immersive Labs Issue A Pen Test Challenge

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CompTIA and Immersive Labs are challenging cybersecurity professionals in the United States and United Kingdom to test their penetration testing skills this month.   The two organizations launched the pen test challenge on the opening day of RSA® Conference 2019.   “Penetration testing, if done right, is a proven and valuable activity that all organizations… Read more »

Most Common Application/Service Attacks Part 2

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   The nature of cyberattacks is constantly in flux, always evolving to keep pace with the times. Hacking of websites, theft of credit card information and other personal information has become an almost daily occurrence, along with illegal remittances via Internet banking. Recent years have witnessed the accelerating dissemination of new technologies such as IoT… Read more »

Most Common Application/Service Attacks Part 1

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Richard Clarke, a former counter-terrorism expert for the United Government, once said, “If you spend more on coffee than on IT security, you will be hacked. What’s more, you deserve to be hacked”. While the latter is a tad harsh (we wouldn’t wish a cyber attack on anyone!), the former is certainly true.   If… Read more »

CompTIA Security+ Security Topologies

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One of the most essential portions of information security is the design and topology of secure networks. What exactly do we mean by “topology?” Usually, a geographic diagram of a network comes to mind.

CompTIA Security+ Email and Application Security

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Some of the Security+ exam will test you on your knowledge of some basic email, Internet, and application security issues. Although the amount of detail of knowledge that is required is quite minimal, you must still have a working knowledge of some simple email and application security concepts.

CompTIA Security+ Organizational Security

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The Security Life Cycle

Physical Security Physical security refers to the aspects of information security that are related to physical threats, such as fire or natural disasters. We will cover some basic physical security threats below:

CompTIA Security+ Symmetric Key Cryptography

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In here we will learn about different symmetric key algorithms and their key features. More importantly, we will learn about some more key concepts related to cryptography as it applies to both symmetric and asymmetric algorithms.

CompTIA Security+ Firewall

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What is a Firewall? A firewall is any hardware or software designed to prevent unwanted network traffic. Some firewalls are simplistic in nature;

CompTIA Security+ Protocols

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SNMP: It (SNMP) is a mainstream convention for system administration. It is utilized for gathering data from, and designing, system gadgets, for example, servers, printers, centers, switches, and switches on an Internet Protocol (IP) system.