New Insights About the New CISSP Exam May 2021 Update

As many of you know, I teach a number of information security certification classes, especially the (ISC)2 CISSP certification.  Almost a year ago the (ISC)2 update the course content and questions for the CISSP.  Students that I have taught since then have started taking and passing the new exam, and here are some of their comments.

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Is Russia Ready To Turn Out Our Lights?

By Bob Weiss

CISA issued a bulletin last week (see below) about Russian capabilities to attack the US energy sector.  I have been warning about this danger since 2016, when I read Ted Koppel’s book Lights Out.  The timeframe of the current alert (2011 to 2018) coincides with the Obama/Biden Administration, interestingly enough.  Not the Trump administration though ...

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Protect yourself from payment scams

Editor’s note:  I received this as an email from Capital One, and thought I would share it with my readers.

Many of our customers use payment apps, like Zelle®, to send money to friends and family. With the rise of digital payments and third-party payment apps, there’s also an increasing number of scammers trying to take advantage. We want you to be empowered ...

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The Top IT Support Trends for 2022

A post by Loida McKinnon

The skill of flexibility is something we’ve learned over the previous 24 months. And as we approach the year 2022, the next stage of evolution is upon us. Every area of our personal life has changed dramatically, but there has also been a tremendous shift in our work lives.

Who would have guessed ...

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Weekend Update

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


NSA Releases Network Infrastructure Security Guidance

Original release date: March 3, 2022

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a new Cybersecurity Technical Report (CTR): Network Infrastructure Security Guidance. The report captures best practices based on the depth and breadth of experience in supporting customers and responding to threats. Recommendations include perimeter and internal network ...

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National Consumer Protection Week

March 6 – March 12, 2022

National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a time to help people understand their consumer rights and avoid frauds and scams.

Please join our public NCPW events — and share with your friends, families and communities.

All week

Wednesday, March 9

  • 1pm EST: Join the FTC and the National Student ...
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Weekend Update

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


Broadcom Software Discloses APT Actors Deploying Daxin Malware in Global Espionage Campaign

Original release date: February 28, 2022

Broadcom Software—an industry member of CISA’s Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC)—uncovers an advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign against select governments and other critical infrastructure targets in a publication titled Daxin: Stealthy Backdoor Designed ...

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