Weekend Update

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


CISSP and Security+ Cybersecurity Classes at RCTC Starting Soon

CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Exam Prep – NEW!

Accelerate your cybersecurity career with the world’s premier cybersecurity certification – the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). The CISSP certification was created to ensure ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Encrypted Wire Transfer Phish
Chef’s Special: Smash and Grab Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my inbox. Some are sent by clients or readers like you, and other reliable sources on the Internet.

You can send phishing samples to me at phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning and show ...

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Weekend Update

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


Keeping PowerShell: Measures to Use and Embrace

Original release date: June 22, 2022

Cybersecurity authorities from the United States, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom have released a joint Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CIS) on PowerShell. The CIS provides recommendations for proper configuration and monitoring of PowerShell, as opposed to removing or disabling it entirely due to its ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.  250th edition

It is nearly five years since I started curating this weekly Saturday cybersecurity news round-up.  I hope you are finding this column useful.


“Change Password”

[2022.03.17] Oops: – Instead of telling you when it’s safe to cross the street, the walk signs in Crystal City, VA are just repeating ‘CHANGE PASSWORD.’ Something’s gone ...

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Weekend Update

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


CHANGES TO THE CISSP EXAM LENGTH COMING SOON

Beginning June 1, 2022, additional pretest items and time will be added to the CISSP exam for the Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) format.The current CISSP CAT exam contains 25 pretest (unscored) items. The addition of 25 more items will bring the total count to ...

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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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