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EC-Council Partners with BDPA Detroit

EC-Council Partners with BDPA Detroit to build cybersecurity workforce in the African American community Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) Detroit Chapter announces their partnership with EC-Council. The objective of this partnership is to build BDPA Detroit Chapter a Centre of Excellence for Cybersecurity that gives access to the highest quality hands-on training preparing employees for…

NOTPETYA: Briefing & Action Guide

As many of our members are aware, the world has been hit by another ransomware attack, this one called NotPetya. EC-Council has issued an updated briefing on standard precautions you and your organizations can take to protect your systems. Please do your research as situations vary. Read Article [stm_sidebar sidebar_id=”3085″]

EC-Council introduces IIB Council

The brainchild of EC-Council, the Institute of iBusiness Council (IIB Council) is formed with the aspiration to create groundbreaking certification and training programs in the business technology sector. The programs teach students the fundamentals of accelerating corporate growth and fostering sustainable development across organizations. To transform organizations into smart, adaptive, digital enterprises, IIB Council programs…

EC-Council Hosts SmartCities Event

EC-Council, creators of the Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) course, hosted the New Mexico Technology Council’s event at its Albuquerque, New Mexico location. The event included a panel of IT experts and stakeholders from around the state, moderated by veteran Albuquerque journalist Gene Grant. Read Article [stm_sidebar sidebar_id=”3085″]

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EC-Council Issues WannaCry Briefing

As you undoubtedly know, the WannaCry/WannaCrypt ransomware attack has spread throughout the world. Some reports indicate the attack has been slowed but there are fears we haven’t seen the last of the damage. EC-Council has issued an updated briefing on standard precautions you and your organizations can take to protect your systems. Please do your…

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Protecting your cybersecurity in 2017

Two weeks ago I made cybersecurity predictions for 2017, and it didn’t take long for one of my predictions to be realized. In fact, it occurred before 2016 was even over. Earlier this week federal indictments were brought against three Chinese nationals on charges of hacking into at least seven law firms and stealing inside…

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Yahoo Hack Threatens Verizon Merger

Yahoo’s stock plummeted Thursday as cybersecurity issues continued to rankle the company and reports surfaced that Verizon was looking to change the terms of – or possibly abort – its planned $4.8 billion acquisition of the early internet darling. Yahoo shares were down more than 6 percent when trading desks closed Thursday, only a day…