(Courtesy of ITnews.com) What is a cyber attack? Simply put, a cyber attack is an attack launched from one computer or more computers against another computer, multiple computers or networks. Cyber attacks might be broken down into two broad types: attacks where the goal is to disable the target computer or knock it offline, or … Continue reading What is a cyber attack? Recent examples show disturbing trends.
(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) Large-scale cyberattacks with eye-watering statistics, like the breach of a billion Yahoo accounts in 2016, grab most of the headlines. But what often gets lost in the noise is how often small and medium-sized organizations find themselves under attack. In the last year, half of American small businesses have been … Continue reading The three B’s of cybersecurity for small businesses
(Courtesy of The Florida Times Union) On July 12, the federal government issued a four-part workforce strategy that would allow cybersecurity professionals to perform a “tour of duty” in the public sector as part of their career plan. The White House plans to streamline guidelines that would allow it to hire private sector security experts … Continue reading Work Wanted: Cybersecurity jobs a priority for government
Military Veterans and Spouses May Qualify for Scholarships Network+ Fundamentals of Cybersecurity With a large majority of cybersecurity breaches currently arising from attacks via social engineering and other people-centered applications, knowing the “nuts and bolts” of network operations and security is no longer enough to qualify as a superior candidate for many job openings. This 2-part certificate … Continue reading Cyber Security Training Starts May 9