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It’s official! I am Certified!!

Just got back from Testing Center. I am now officially Security+ Certified! I am so happy! For those looking into this Certification, I highly recommend using the resources provided by Professor Messer on Youtube, go through each individual objective videos and attend his monthly live sessions. I would also give credit to Security+ Study Guide…

What is a company’s benefit of training employees in cybersecurity ?

What is a company’s benefit of training employees in cybersecurity ?

SSL Certificates No Longer Indication of Safe Browsing: 78 percent of all phishing sites now use SSL protection

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has released its [Phishing Activity Trends Report](https://docs.apwg.org/reports/apwg_trends_report_q2_2020.pdf) analyzing phishing attacks and identifying theft techniques reported by its members for Q2 of 2020. The observed emergence of phishing sites using Extended Validation (EV) Certificates in Q2 is a stark reminder that phishers are increasingly turning security features against users. 

Web browser or homebanking app? (Android)

Hello. I’d like to ask what option is the most secure for using bank services on an updated Android 10 phone, through the web browser (I use Firefox) or using its app. Thanks.

H.R. 5823, State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act; ‘H.R. 5823 would authorize the appropriation of $400 million annually over the 2021-2025 period for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to award grants to state and local governments.’

H.R. 5823, State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act; ‘H.R. 5823 would authorize the appropriation of $400 million annually over the 2021-2025 period for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to award grants to state and local governments.’

Cyber security course

I really want to learn cyber security and malware development, but I don’t know where can I learn them. For those of you who are expert of cs, can you give me any video-course, guide, websites etc to learn it? It can also not be free.

Experience and Certs

So about 8 years ago I got out of the Army with a Information Technology/Satellite Communications job and went to college to pursue other things. I’m thinking of getting back in IT world and work in Cloud Technology or Cyber Security (learning Cyber Security). What certs should be the first ones to get outside of…

Port Mirroring Router – Hands on Practice

I recently bought the ASUS RT-AC68U Wireless AC1900 router. I love the performance boost my household got but I’m looking for a router that has port mirroring capabilities. I’m an IT/CS/Security student and want a device that I can practice flashing firmare with rt-ac68u merlin (already know how) and an extra port for wireshark sniffing…

certified kubernetes security specialist

I have created a Github repository for References to the upcoming Kubernetes Security Certification CKSS. Your PRs are always welcome so Star, fork, and contribute, [https://github.com/ijelliti/CKSS-Certified-Kubernetes-Security-Specialist](https://github.com/ijelliti/CKSS-Certified-Kubernetes-Security-Specialist/)

Do we actually need Java, or Flash in our computers?

The last time I needed one was in 2011. My current computer (bought in 2011) never had any java nor flash plugin installed. And I almost never had even the occasion to notice their absence. Let alone the will to install them (I think once or two, I visited a web page that needed flash…