Making Security Awareness Training Effective

The consensus among most security professionals is that either traditional training methods do not work or that company officers do not value the needs of such training. Although I do believe that both have merit, the latter of the two has improved in the last three years, primarily due to some high profile public breaches.

7 tips to better secure wordpress blogs

7 Tips To Better Secure WordPress Blogs

For many, our blogs are the lifeline of our passion. We use it to share our life experiences to others, in hopes that it will have a positive impact on their day to day lives. There is nothing more unsettling than when our passion projects are derailed due to a breach.

Why My WordPress Blog Is Being Attacked?

My blog has been live for about 30 days and I’m shocked at the malicious attempts to gain access to it. Not quite sure what exactly the motivation is but it can be daunting for non-IT bloggers to see Brute Force attacks from IP addresses on the other side of the world.

Best Information Security Podcasts of 2020

About ten years ago, I stumbled upon a few podcast that peaked my interest and instantly I became hooked and found a focus. Although many of those podcasts have experienced podfading, there are still many other active shows in 2020 that continue to support my passion to pursue a career in Information Security.

Nintendo Reports 160,000 Accounts Breached in April

On April 24th, 2020 Nintendo Co., Ltd announced an unauthorized data breach of their online network, Nintendo Network ID (NNID). This network is predominantly used by Nintendo 3DS and Wii U console owners.

Should IT Consultant Carry Cyber or Technology E&O Liability Insurance?

Cyber Liability for IT Consultants is moot. What you really should be considering is a Technology E&O policy. Here’s why…

5 Steps to Pass The Comptia Security+ Exam

5 Steps to Pass the Comptia Security+ Exam

There is no time like the present to join the ever growing field of professionals and improve the landscape of IT. To pass the Comptia Security+ Exam….

How To Fix Code 100 on Apex Legends

How To Fix Apex Legends Code 100 Error. [VIDEO]

One of the most frustrating aspects of playing this game is getting the dreaded Code 100 error. The source of the frustration for many is not necessarily the error itself, but the lack of understanding why this was occurring.

how cryptography works in 2020

How Cryptography Works In 2020

If someone were to ask me what Cryptography is, I would simply tell them that it is encryption algorithms that are used to enforce data privacy when you are sending and receiving messages. Oversimplification, I know but…

First Impressions of CISSP Practice Exam

Finally get my first crack at a practice exam for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Everyone says this test is tough but I’m not hearing any of that. I’m going in guns blazing and hoping to show myself that I got this. Wish me luck.