Social engineering

The Art of Manipulation – An Introduction to Social Engineering and Its Different Types (Part 1)

What is Social Engineering? Social engineering is the art of manipulating to attain confidential information. This is a sophisticated attack by hackers, aimed to use your empathy and sympathy to gain trust and ultimately gain undue access to the system. The information that these criminals are seeking differs from your official system or email password…

Information Security Officer

6 Key Characteristics of a Successful CISO

Organizations need a multi-faceted strategy to identify, address and combat cyberattacks. Information security infrastructure, cybersecurity skills, a well-drafted assessment methodology, etc. forms the basis of cybersecurity strategy. To pull this all together and use them effectively, an organization also needs a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) who possesses strong leadership skills. The CISO is an…

Cybersecurity

The Great Cybersecurity Labor Epidemic

How many of us have heard from Cybersecurity Ventures that the cybersecurity unemployment rate has dropped to zero-percentage? This news has become the base for many security blogs, hiring firms, industry discussions, and of course the training institutes. The growing awareness of this lack of information security professionals has left organizations trying to identify the…

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Supercharge Your IT Career with a Degree in Cybersecurity!

There have been rumors, as well as actual figures, that indicate the need for cybersecurity professionals. The first and foremost reason for information technology (IT) professionals to switch to the cybersecurity industry is evolving technology. The dependency on automated devices is expected to take over a few technical jobs. Artificial intelligence is expected to eradicate…

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Your Next Move to Creating a Cyber Safe Organization: Incident Handling

No matter how good the information security practices are in your organization, attackers are more sophisticated than that, especially with the release of new techniques and tools. For this reason, periodical assessment and continuous improvement of the security processes is very important. It is not just the pre-breach security measures that ensure the overall safety…