Week 3: Why You Should Consider a Cyber Career

Cybersecurity is one of the hottest sectors today, with new threats and challenges emerging each day. And with that, there is a huge push being undertaken by both business and education sectors to attract individuals toward a degree and career in cyber. Interested in joining this exciting new workforce? Here are a few reasons why pursuing a degree and ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Why open source software supply chain management is worse than you think

A Sonatype survey also found a 650% year-over-year increase in supply chain attacks aimed at upstream public repositories.


VMware patch bulletin warns: “This needs your immediate attention.”

“It is a matter of time before working exploits are available,” warns VMware.


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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Bruce Schneier Edition


Excellent Write-up of the SolarWinds Security Breach

[2021.08.30] Robert Chesney wrote up the Solar Winds story as a case study, and it’s a really good summary.

This one is a must read.


Surveillance of the Internet Backbone

[2021.08.25] Vice has an article about how ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


How safe is a quantum-safe virtual private network?

Verizon aims to find out by testing the technology, which is geared at enhancing encryption methods using session key exchange security mechanisms, the carrier said.


What’s going on with the ‘Great Resignation’?

By Steven J. Vaughan-NicholsComputerworld
You’d better work ...
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Its A Software-Defined Virtualized World

One of the trends that I am seeing, at least as it applies to the curriculum used in most cybersecurity certifications, such as the CISSP, CASP+, and CySA+, is that technology is moving to a software-defined, virtualized everything.  The latest issue of the Internet Protocol Journal, Volume 24, Issue 2, July 2021 has an interesting article titled Network Functions Virtualization. Reading the article made me think back to the topics I’d been teaching about Software-Defined Networking, which involves splitting traditional router functions into the ...

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Practical Tips for Securing Your Company’s WordPress Site

By Carla Lopez

Cyberattacks have been harming — and in some cases, crippling — small businesses across the globe ever since the internet became a thing, but especially over the last two years. And as security technology gets smarter and harder to crack, cybercriminals are also getting smarter and learning how to circumvent various security measures put into place. As ZenBusiness notes, “Digital tools make modern life easier, but they also invite new threats.” Hackers will go after ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Privacy Law Update: Colorado Privacy Bill Becomes Law: How Does it Stack Up Against California and Virginia?

By Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik, Aaron Burstein & Lauren Myers on July 8, 2021

The Colorado Legislature recently passed the Colorado Privacy Act (“ColoPA”), joining Virginia and California as states with comprehensive privacy legislation. Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed the bill (SB ...

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Checklist for home security: how to keep your home safe from break-ins

by Natalie Glen

There are numerous efficient techniques to keep intruders out of your home. We’ll go over some techniques and tricks that would-be intruders don’t want you to know in this article. Continue reading to ensure the safety of your home and family.

All entrance points should be secured.

The windows and doors to your home are the most susceptible ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Is Your Company Using a FortiOS SSL VPN? Make Sure It Is Updated

Virtual private networks (VPNs) let remote employees securely connect to their companies’ networks. However, companies using Fortinet’s FortiOS SSL VPNs might be putting their networks at risk. Discover why using FortiOS SSL VPNs can be risky and what all companies need to do to ...

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