Top 5 Free Learning Resources for Cyber-Security Beginners

Top 5 Free Learning Resources for Cyber-Security Beginners

Today, the obligation of strong cyber-security measures is self-evident. A large number of cyber-attacks are causing escalating damage to companies, governments, and individuals. Yahoo’s disclosure of a massive breach is still making headlines. Organizations need to respond to this increased threat by adopting strict cyber-security measures. To overcome this devastating gap in cyber-security skills in […]

Growing need for cyber security & engineering professionals

Growing need for cyber security & engineering professionals

Growing need for cyber security & engineering professionals Video Ruston, La. – Cyber engineering and security is one of the fastest growing and top paying fields. Louisiana Tech University was the first college in the country to offer a bachelor’s degree program in the field.  Dean of the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana […]

10 Best Practices for Mobile App Penetration Testing

10 Best Practices for Mobile App Penetration Testing

Penetration testing is one of the best ways to thoroughly check your defense perimeters for security weaknesses. Pentesting can be used across the entire spectrum of an IT infrastructure, including network, web application and database security. But today, we also see pentesting used widely for another segment — mobile application security. According to Veracode, mobile […]

Australian Cyber Security Centre gets new Canberra office

Australian Cyber Security Centre gets new Canberra office

The Federal Government has opened the Australian Cyber Security Centre new headquarters in Canberra. With the opening of this purpose-built national cyber security centre in Canberra, Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said it was significantly enhancing its capacity to grow Australia’s cyber resilience in partnership with industry, businesses, universities, not-for-profit organisations and governments. The Australian Cyber […]

Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide

Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide

Free eBook from Packt – Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide – Third Edition Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide – Third Edition presents wireless pentesting from the ground up, and has been updated with the latest methodologies, including full coverage of the KRACK attack. As wireless networks become ubiquitous in our lives, […]

Hurricane on the horizon: US government fears impending cyber attack

Hurricane on the horizon: US government fears impending cyber attack

A top government official has said that the threat of cyber attacks has left the U.S. in “crisis mode”. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen made the comments in an interview with Axios, where she compared the potential damage of a cyber attack to a Category 5 hurricane. She isn’t alone in her fears, with intelligence […]

Are you afraid of cyber attacks? Improve your cyber security!

Are you afraid of cyber attacks? Improve your cyber security!

Even though we are well into our second decade of widespread internet use, the term ‘cyber attack’ is still a relatively new and daunting one for many people. Many individuals and small businesses entrust their cybersecurity to off-the-shelf antivirus softwares, which can effective but certainly aren’t foolproof. When it comes to preventing cyber attacks, everyone […]

Russia behind global cyber attack: US and UK

Russia behind global cyber attack: US and UK

Washington and London have detailed how Russian-backed hackers have been compromising network devices around the world since 2015. The announcement has come amid heightened tensions between the two countries and Russia. The US and Britain warned on Monday of a Russian government-sponsored cyber attack against internet network infrastructure around the world. Britain’s National Cyber Security […]

Britain blames Russia for global ‘notPetya’ cyberattack

Britain blames Russia for global ‘notPetya’ cyberattack

The British government is blaming Russia for the massive “notPetya” malware attack that infected machines all over the world last June.  A statement issued by the government Thursday states that the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre concluded that Moscow’s military was “almost certainly” responsible for the cyberattack, which first broke out in Ukraine and then […]