Category Archives: Training and Education

IRS Tax Scams to Watch Out For in 2017

Tax Season is here and that means it’s time to watch out for hackers, scammers, and criminals. Criminals will be targeting your tax return. Michael Gregg was interviewed by Fox News on the tax scams of 2017. Mr. Gregg warned … Continue reading

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Tax Scams – Three Ways Hackers Plan to Steal Your Tax Return in 2017

Experts warn that there are several fraudulent tax scams as this year’s tax season begins. Taxpayer data is vulnerable and hackers are using several different techniques in 2017 to target your tax return. Three ways hackers can cash-out on unsuspecting … Continue reading

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Why Ethical Hackers Are In Strong Demand

Ethical hackers are in strong demand because modern cyber attacks can be highly focused, targeting your online assets and intellectual property. Especially in this BYOD (bring your own device) era, security breaches must be avoided. It’s like a hole in … Continue reading

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The CISSP Exam Update and Eight Domain Rewrite for 2015

For individuals considering the (ISC)² CISSP exam, you need to be aware of a major update that will go into effect April 1, 2015.  Gone are the ten domains that have been with us for many years. Here are the … Continue reading

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Research Shows Businesses are Prime Targets for Cybercrime

High profile security breaches such as Target, Snapchat, and Neiman Marcus often make headlines. However, research shows that both large and small businesses are targets of cybercrime. Verizon published a data breach investigations report that looked at 621 confirmed incidents … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs to be Responsible for Cyber Security

The threat of cyberspace attacks are a significant concern for businesses and individuals. The Internet is a great resource for finding information and to make a purchase. However, the use of personal data when online is a valid concern for … Continue reading

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Ramping up cyber security means shutting down Botnets

It’s no wonder today’s cyber criminals can continue to gorge themselves on our vulnerable networks: It’s just plain easy, according to a post by Brian Prince, “Cybercrime Inc.: The Business of the Digital Black Market.” For example, cyber criminals can … Continue reading

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IT Security Jobs — High Demand, Low Supply

Recent reports show that supply for the high demand IT Cyber security jobs needed for business today is simply not there. We explore this in our latest blog. Continue reading

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Top Ethical Hacking Books

How does a security specialist learn the tricks of hackers? Fortunately, there are several books available which provide guidance on how to be a “white hat hacker” so as to secure your own computer network. Continue reading

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Businesses Must Be Proactive With Cyber Security Policies

Security breaches and intrusions have been in the spotlight as businesses across several sectors have reported damaging intrusions into their networks. Many of these have resulted in the theft of consumer personal data, or even worse, sensitive government information. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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