CompTIA Security+|MTA Security – Load Balancing

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Load Balancing CompTIA Security+ Section 2.0   Load BalancerDefinition: “Load balancing is defined as the methodical and efficient distribution of network or application traffic across multiple servers in a server farm.” A load balancer works in-between client devices and back end servers, and it receives then distributes incoming requests to any available server capable of… Read more »

Active Vs Passive Reconnaissance

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Penetration Testing Concepts 1 CompTIA Sec+ Section 1.4 Active Reconnaissance Active reconnaissance is a type of computer attack in which an intruder engages with the targeted system to gather information about vulnerabilities. This may be through automated scanning or manual testing using various tools like ping, traceroute, netcat etc. This type of recon requires that… Read more »

CompTIA Sec+ | Microsoft MTA Security: Types of Wireless Attacks Part 2

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The Types of Wireless Attacks Part 2 CompTIA Security+ Objective 1.2 WPS Attacks Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) allows users to configure a wireless network without typing in the passphrase. Instead, users can configure devices by pressing buttons or by entering a short personal identification number (PIN). For example, a user can configure a new wireless… Read more »

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 should engage… Read more »

CompTIA Sec+ | Microsoft MTA Security: 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 »