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Building a Technical Foundation Though I work at CyberVista, most of my work is focused on topics related to cyber risk at the executive level – not practitioner-level technical content. Yet, I was encouraged by my CyberVista comrades to take advantage of the Security+ On-Demand course to earn my certification. After some convincing, I decided to […]

Onto the Next One The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification has become a pervasive staple in cybersecurity and in penetration testing since it’s debut through EC-Council in 2003. Fifteen years and over 200,000 certifications later, the CEH certification released it ninth content curriculum update to create version 10 (v10) as an update to the September […]

No Thank You Very Much, Mr. Roboto Spammer and Robocall Tactics Even Practitioners Fall For Tell me if this sounds familiar: your phone rings unexpectedly and it’s an unknown number from the same area code as your personal number. You debate whether to answer knowing it’s probably a scammer, but curiosity kicks in and you […]

Why Your Best Cyber Talent is Going to Leave You According to a 2017 survey by ISSA and ESG, nearly half (49%) of cybersecurity practitioners are solicited for a job opportunity at least once a week. Stretching that out to a monthly range, almost every cybersecurity employee is presented with at least one opportunity to […]

Student Spotlight: Kathleen Rooney Welcome back to CyberVista’s Student Spotlight Series. In this series we talk with InfoSec professionals who used the CyberVista system. This episode we talked with Community and Communications Lead, Kathleen Rooney, of QTNA fame. The following interview has been edited for clarity and brevity.

This Week in Cyber Cybersecurity is a nascent field, but it still has significant anniversaries. Welcome to the latest installment of This Week in Cyber where we look back on major events that have impacted information technology and cybersecurity. This is more than just an historical exercise. Looking back at historical events can help us […]

The Founding Generation on Cybersecurity Picking the Founders’ Brains The ghosts of the Founding Generation are especially active around Independence Day. And these spirits still have much to share, teach, and pass on. The Founders had great foresight, so we can depend on their thoughts, writings, and actions to solve today’s problems, even modern issues […]

The Power of Learning Science How do people learn best? What are the best ways to teach? How do we test for, and ensure, content mastery? These are the questions we tackle every day when we create and deliver our cybersecurity training courses. Learning science is in our DNA and we want to ensure that […]

WannaCry: The Evolution & Sophistication of Cyber Warfare On May 12, 2017, a very sophisticated malware attack impacted over 200,000 computer systems spanning 150 countries across the globe. For many organizations, the impact of the WannaCry ransomware attack proved to be low. However, organizations such as FedEx, National Health Service hospitals in England and Scotland, […]

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