Why Spam is a Major Security Concern and How to Protect Yourself Spam emails are a persistent nuisance that clog up our inboxes and waste our time, but they are much more than just an annoyance. Spam is a significant security concern that can pose a threat to individuals and organizations alike. In this blog,… Read more »
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Understanding Trust in Information Security As technology continues to evolve and the reliance on digital systems and networks increases, trust has become a crucial aspect of information security. Establishing and maintaining trust is essential in protecting sensitive data, ensuring the integrity of systems, and mitigating security risks. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into… Read more »
Identity fraud Identity fraud, also known as identity theft, is a serious crime that can have devastating consequences for individuals and businesses alike. With the increasing digitization of our lives and the proliferation of personal information online, the risk of falling victim to identity fraud is higher than ever. In this blog, we will delve… Read more »
Whaling Phishing attacks, a form of cyber attack where malicious actors trick individuals into revealing sensitive information, have become increasingly sophisticated in recent years. One type of phishing attack that has gained prominence is “whaling,” which targets high-level executives and individuals with access to valuable data or funds. Whaling attacks are highly targeted and personalized,… Read more »
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Quantitative Analysis (ALE=SLE x ARO) ALE = Annualized Loss Expectancy (A dollar amount that estimates the loss potential from a risk in a span of year) SLE = Single Loss Expectancy (A dollar amount that is assigned to a single event that represents the company’s potential loss) ARO = Annualized Rate of Occurrence (Frequency of… Read more »
After-action review (AAR): a detailed examination of events that occurred from incident detection to recovery Identify areas of the BC/DR plans that worked, didn’t work, or need improvement AAR’s are conducted with all participants in attendance AAR is recorded for use as a training case AAR brings the BCP/DRP teams’ actions to a close
Result contains: Identified critical functions and required resources
Identify organization’s critical business functions
Review the BIA BIA contains the prioritized list of critical business functions Should be reviewed for compatibility with the BC plan
Project Initiation and Management Develop and Document Project Scope and Plan
Computer/Cyber Crime CryptoLocker Ransomware – Spreads via email and propagates rapidly. Encrypts various file types and then a pop-up window appears to inform user about the actions performed on computer and, therefore demand a monetary payment for files to be decrypted.
Source mc mcse Certification Resources DoS (Denial of Service) – A DoS attack is a common type of attack in which false requests to a server overload it to the point that it is unable to handle valid requests, cause it to reset, or shut it down completely.
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 »
The Types of Wireless Attacks Part 1 CompTIA Security+ Objective 1.2 Replay Attacks A replay attack occurs when an attacker copies a stream of messages between two parties and replays the stream to one or more of the parties. Unless mitigated, the computers subject to the attack process the stream as legitimate messages, resulting in a range… Read more »
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 »
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 »
“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 you… Read more »
1. Your manager asks you to implement a system that can filter out unwanted content, such as viruses and unproductive Internet content. The best way to accomplish this would be through a system that implements a:
In this cram guide, we would like to give you some short tips on what to study for the Security+ exam to ensure a great score.
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.
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.
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:
Public Key Cryptography is a widely-applied form of cryptography commonly utilized in many network transactions.
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.
Networking Overview In subsequent chapters of this study guide, we will take a look at different security topologies or ways that networks can be set up with security in mind.
[bs_icon name=”glyphicon glyphicon-chevron-right”] What is a Firewall? A firewall is any hardware or software designed to prevent unwanted network traffic. Some firewalls are simplistic in nature;
One of the most ever-present and ancient uses of the Internet and networking has been to provide remote access to networks or network resources.
A key aspect to any war is to know your enemy. If you consider the battle against malicious users a war, then understanding the attacks that they use is crucial.
Incident response [bs_icon name=”glyphicon glyphicon-chevron-right”] Concept and procedures
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.
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In order to Prevent Man-In-Middle Attack we will use Port Security (for Example to secure Port f0/3)