Cyber Security News & Current Events

Security Fundamentals - Part 3: Controlling Admin Privileges

Posted by Tim on 14/12/2018 12:22:00 PM

In Part 2, the importance of a well-maintained and well-structured hardware and software inventory and the benefits of vulnerability management was explained. The next step in the process of getting on top of security basics is gaining control of the environment. This step should be easier and more efficient if the earlier steps of creating a comprehensive inventory were completed.

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Topics: Insider, Fundamentals, Authentication

Christmas Turkeys and Cyber Security Aren't That Dissimilar

Posted by Nigel on 03/12/2018 12:56:00 PM
What Brush Turkeys Have Taught Me About Information Security

It is that time of year again when a male brush turkey has made my backyard his home, tearing apart vegetation to make his nesting mound. While this is a source of frustration, on the positive side, it has given me new ways to think about information security.

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Topics: Insider, Governance, Red Teaming, Risk Assessment

Hiding in plain sight: Preventing data exfiltration via DNS tunnelling

Posted by Eddie on 29/11/2018 3:02:00 PM

As information security has become more important across organisations, so has the role of an information security leader within organisations. As an information security leader in an organisation, several questions recur and are faced daily:

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Topics: Insider, Pentesting, Red Teaming, Phishing

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