If You Connect It, Protect It

Keeping our connected devices secure has become easier – and harder!  Easier because we have more tools to defend our online assets, and harder because the opposition has grown much larger and become more sophisticated.  And the enemy is not limited to criminals, there are terrorist groups, nation-state sponsored cyber operations teams, hacktivists, and other with malicious intent and nefarious schemes.

When I started writing this blog in October 2006, almost ...

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Weekend Update

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


Who is Tech Investor John Bernard?

John Bernard, the subject of a story here last week about a self-proclaimed millionaire investor who has bilked countless tech startups, appears to be a pseudonym for John Clifton Davies, a U.K. man who absconded from justice before being convicted on multiple counts of fraud in ...

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The Purpose of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Held every October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is the federal lead for Cybersecurity Awareness Month. CISA co-leads Cybersecurity ...

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

WyzGuys Cybersecurity Announces Commitment to Global Efforts Supporting and Promoting Online Safety and Privacy for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This year’s initiative highlights the importance of empowering individuals and organizations to better protect their part of cyberspace in an increasingly connected world

September 28, 2020 — WyzGuys Cybersecurity today announces its commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to ...

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What’s Wrong With Sendgrid?

If you are following my Friday Phish Fry posts recently, you  know that recently many of the links that I have examined resolve to addresses at sendgrid.com.  Usually we are presented with a fake landing page with a credential-stealing form of some sort.  What is this all about, anyway?

Sendgrid, as it turns out, is a legitimate ...

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Weekend Update

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


September Special Events

September is a busy time for me, there are a wedding anniversary, and three birthdays in my family in the first week.  Then there are a panoply of other special events.  At least they are special enough to be recognized in this weblog.  Here they are.  Please celebrate responsibly.  Or not.  But have some fun, we all ...

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Let Jobs Find You With LinkedIn – Part 1

Having trouble finding a job in Information Technology or Cybersecurity?  You may be doing it wrong.  Once you have a fully developed LinkedIn profile, jobs should be finding you.

Having a well developed profile on social network sites seems like a hassle, and if you are avoiding the social scene, LinkedIn needs to be an exception.  Especially if you are sending resumes to ...

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Best Programming Languages for Cybersecurity Professionals

Do you find your cybersecurity career is limited by your inability to program?  Few of the cybersecurity professionals I know personally know how to program, with the exception of those who work in a programming environment.  If you are considering learning to program, what languages are best for a cybersecurity career?  Do you need more than one? Where is the best place to start?

Prepare by setting up a couple practice ...

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