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March 22, 2022

What is ethical hacking
What Is Ethical Hacking? Getting Started as an Ethical Hacker

What Is Ethical Hacking? Getting Started as an Ethical Hacker Malicious cyberattack rates continue to increase worldwide, with 2021 breaking all previous records for zero-day hacking events (O’Neill, 2021). Hackers are not just getting better at breaking into systems and overcoming network security; they can also access systems in less time than ever before. So…

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Types of social engineering attacks
Understanding and Preventing Social Engineering Attacks

Understanding and Preventing Social Engineering Attacks According to PurpleSec (2021), 98% of cyberattacks rely on social engineering. The same report indicates that new employees are the most susceptible: 60% of IT professionals cited recent hires as at high risk of falling for social engineering tactics. Social engineering attacks use deception, coercion, or other interpersonal methods…

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Skills needed to become an ethical hacker
Understanding the Skills Needed to Become an Ethical Hacker

Understanding the Skills Needed to Become an Ethical Hacker As technology advances, so does the need for more robust cybersecurity. Organizations of all sizes are vulnerable to attacks, and to combat these threats, they require employees with the right skill set. If you’re interested in advancing your career as a cybersecurity professional, there’s no better…

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Guide to vulnerability analysis
Vulnerability Analysis 101: Everything You Need to Know

Vulnerability Analysis 101: Everything You Need to Know Malicious hackers are continually looking for ways to access organizations’ networks and systems to get their hands on valuable company data. In 2020, the FBI reportedly received more than 2,000 internet crime complaints per day (Internet Crime Complaint Center, 2020). Luckily, while malicious hackers are finding ways to…

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Defend Against Common Web Application Attacks
How to Defend Against Common Web Application Attacks

How to Defend Against Common Web Application Attacks With the rapid adoption of innovative technologies, cybersecurity has become more imperative than ever. From data breaches and ransomware to web application exploits, businesses today are constantly under attack. Not only is the number of cyberattacks increasing, but the cost of each breach is also on the…

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