Types of Hackers: Which One Are You?

A hacker is a person who hunts for security gaps in computer hardware and software infrastructure with the actions driven by various intentions. “Hacking generally refers to unauthorized intrusion into a computer or a network. The person engaged in hacking activities is known as a hacker. This hacker may alter system or security features to…

6 Tips for a CISO While Presenting to the Board

Now more than ever, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are finding themselves in the boardroom presenting the security strategy before the board of directors. Recent high-profile ransomware attacks like NotPetya and WannaCry are creating a place for cybersecurity in these meetings. Boardrooms are buzzing with questions like “how are breaches happening?” “how will they impact…

Common Web Application Vulnerabilities

“No language can prevent insecure code, although there are language features which could aid or hinder a security-conscious developer.” – Chris Shiflett   Web applications are becoming complex and feature-rich due to increasing consumer demand for an ever more engaging web. This has to be attended by an impulsive approach of software developers with which…

Cyber security Education

EC-Council University and Ganpat University Work in Unison to Open New Doors for the Students of Gujrat Through Cybersecurity Education

Summary: EC-Council University and Ganpat University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to empower the students of Ganpat University and promote cybersecurity-related educational and career opportunities among the students of Gujrat. EC-Council University’s undergraduate cybersecurity certification courses, CIS 403 Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs, CIS 404 Hacker Techniques, Tools, and Incident Handling, and CIS 406 System Forensics, Investigation, and Response, can now be accessed by the students of Ganpat University. All the…

Cybersecurity – A Matter of Ethics

Ethics are a critical part of any defined cybersecurity strategy. They are moral principles, and without proper framing, cybersecurity professionals could be left indistinguishable from black-hat criminals. Cybersecurity professionals think, perceive, and perform operations in the most ethical way to defend the IT infrastructure from non-ethical cybercriminals. By adhering to certain ethics, cybersecurity personnel are…