Category Archives: General

Five tips to avoid becoming a ransomware victim

Ransomware is one of the major threats computer users now face, even though recent reports suggest that many people don’t actually know what it is. Delivered via spam or phishing emails that trick users into clicking on malicious links, ransomware renders … Continue reading

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How to protect data centre critical national infrastructure from cyber attack

  Following on from the threats, how to secure the data center and the NCI is the next step. When it comes to the data centre, successful protection and operation of relies on understanding and managing people, processes, technology and the … Continue reading

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How to choose the right security solution for your business

Last year, it seemed like we couldn’t get through a single week without hearing about yet another data loss. Breaches like TalkTalk and Ashley Madison,  increases in insider threats both accidental and malicious, and the rise of BYOD and remote … Continue reading

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MICROSOFT SHA-1 DEPRECATION FINAL COUNTDOWN BEGINS

The home stretch of Microsoft’s planned SHA-1 deprecation schedule has arrived. This summer, with the planned release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, users should see signs that the weak cryptographic hash function is being phased out. Microsoft said that … Continue reading

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Flaws in Samsung’s ‘Smart’ Home Let Hackers Unlock Doors and Set Off Fire Alarms

A SMOKE DETECTOR that sends you a text alert when your house is on fire seems like a good idea. An internet-connected door lock with a PIN that can be programmed from your smartphone sounds convenient, too. But when a piece … Continue reading

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The Critical Hole at the Heart of Our Cell Phone Networks

IN FEBRUARY 2014, the US ambassador to Ukraine suffered an embarrassing leak. A secret conversation between him and US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland got posted to YouTube, in which Nuland spoke disparagingly about the European Union. The conversation occurred … Continue reading

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What is a VPN?

A VPN or Virtual Private Network is a network connection that enables you to create a secure connection over the public Internet to private networks at a remote location. VPN enables all network traffic (data, voice, and video) to go … Continue reading

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Cyber Security: Security Operations Center (SOC) vs. Network Operations Center (NOC)

Everyday cyber security professionals go to work without any idea about the identity and probable actions of their adversaries. In information security, just as on the military battlefield, if you do not understand the motivations, intentions and competencies of your … Continue reading

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DevOps

What is DevOps? We have added the DevOps training program to our extensive schedule this year.  When you go and look at what DevOps is, it’s a little unclear, there’s really no definitive answer to exactly what it is.  So … Continue reading

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Hottest & Most in-demand IT & Cyber Security Certification’s at your Fingertips!

With hundreds of successful hacking attacks on many corporate and government systems and networks, Cyber Security & Security training moves to the forefront in 2016. The Information Technology (IT) Security salaries are rising fast and IT Security is here to … Continue reading

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