Tips for Refinancing Your Student Loans

Student loan refinancing rates start at 1.87 percent APR. Here are some tips, in form of questions that you should consider before refinancing your student loans.

Refinancing your student debt can be a good idea. You might be able to get a lower interest rate on your student loans, cut your monthly payments, or otherwise renegotiate the conditions of your loan.

However, as with ...

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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 ...

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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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Weekend Update

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


7 expert tips on recruiting cybersecurity pros

HR and recruiting experts offer unique ways to find and hire cybersecurity talent.  This is an excellent article about what is right and what is wrong in current cybersecurity hiring practices.


Poison packages – “Supply Chain Risks” user hits Python community with 4000 fake modules

To this “researcher”, ...

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Preparing for a CISSP Certification Bootcamp

Attending a CISSP certification bootcamp should be the final step in your preparation for taking and passing this highly sought and often required cybersecurity certification exam.  How should you prepare for the bootcamp itself?

I teach about three CISSP bootcamps a month.  A bootcamp is a full time, eight hour per day, 5 or 6 day exam cram experience.  It is drinking from ...

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