Hacker Attempts To Poison Florida Water Supply
Last week it was reported that a Florida metropolitan water plant was a victim of a cyber attack. The threat actor reportedly accessed the water plant’s supervisory control and data acquisition or SCADA…
Studying The CISSP Using Amazon Echo
Many of you are probably thinking to yourself that I’m crazy but I assure you on this topic, I am not. The Amazon Echo (Alexa) is one of the most underrated and most powerful tool available on the market. Not only can it tell you the weather, lock your front door, play music and tell you when a local store is open but it can read books you purchase….
Cyber Security Awareness Month – Dumpster Diving
As the old adage goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. That wisdom is no truer than the art of Dumpster Diving. Dumpster Diving is a technique that is used by threat actors to gain a foothold into an organization by going through the trash and retrieving sensitive…
Sage N Clements on Insurance Requirements
A friend of mine ask me to be a guest host on their inaugural podcast to talk about Cyber Insurance and Information Security. I could not hesitate to help him out….
Cyber Security Awareness Month – Suspicious Emails
As you may know, October is Cyber Security Awareness month. Being an IT Security Professional, I wanted to use this month to provide a series of posts that provide tricks and tips on how to better protect yourself…
How I Studied And Passed The CISSP Exam in 2020
Everyone has heard the stories of how tough the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) examination is. It’s been described as taxing, mind-blowing and hard to pass. In fact, in many tech circles,
The Case To Ban TikTok In 2020
In recent weeks, reports from the IT Security community have surfaced that a popular short-form video app, called Tiktok may be collecting excessive and potentially unusual user data. A user by the name of…
How to do Virtual Conferences The Right Way
Today marks the first time I have attended a virtual industry conference and I must say it’s bittersweet. On one end, I always find myself increasingly nervous when I attend these events in person…
The Big Update
These last couple of weeks have been tough for me. I realized that my internal struggles with anxiety will have to be met head on if I am to have a chance at passing this CISSP exam.
How To Turn On Two Factor Authentication on Facebook
Last week, we posted about one of our community members unable to log into his Facebook account. As he attempted to reset his password, Facebook was no longer recognizing the recovery…