Category: Antivirus

Cyber Crime and Hunting Cyber Criminals

If you’re interested in cyber crime and cyber security, learning OSINT and digital investigations is one of the best ways to start. And I can think of no better book than Hunting Cyber Criminals, which came out in January of this year. The author, Vinny Troia, has tracked threat actors across the Internet for several

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Is Coding Important for Cyber Security?

There’s a lot of people asking how important it is to learn programming for cyber security, and the lawyerly answer is, well it depends. Because just starting off, there’s many roles that don’t really require you to code, and based on how advanced you want to get, programming may or may not be all that

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​Why Good SOC Analysts Know Offense & Defense

Alberto: Right off the bat, get your Google on, pfSense is a great open-source router firewall you can use. You can also use VirtualBox for virtualization, meaning you have a host operating system, and then you build smaller virtual machines on that host operating system to build that lab. You’re definitely going to need resources

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Real Hacking: Learn The Cyber Kill Chain

In military theory, they typically divide warfare up into three levels: tactics, operations, and strategy. Each of these levels give you a different perspective into the art of war, making you much more versatile as a practitioner. When it comes to the art of cyber, it’s no different. If you’re trying to learn something like

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What is Cyber Insurance?

Daniel: Every business unit, even if they’re unknown, and even if they only have website — faces cyber exposure. So a lot of it is basically a misconception that cyber, “There’s nothing to get here from me,” says a small business owner with five people that only has a computer or maybe a point of

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How to Fail a Cybersecurity Interview

I had a lot of great takeaways in my recent interview with Stephen Semmelroth on how to pass a cybersecurity interview and turned them into some reasons why people might fail, since having a list of not-to-dos can be just as helpful as a list of things you should do. So the first way to

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Cyber Defense Tips to Rival the NSA

Progress in cyber security comes from one big hack to the next, with two of the most recent high-profile incidents starring Fireeye and Solarwinds, with one having their red team tools pilfered and the other being co-opted as part of a supply-chain attack targeting their customers. In these instances, it’s always easy for people to

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