Category: Hacker

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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Why Cyber Security is Hard to Learn

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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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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Life of a SOC Lead

Alberto: I built my dream home lab here at the house for $800. And that was it. That was my budget. With $800, I was able to build a great small server about the size of a shoe box so I’m able to virtualize 10 virtual machines any moment in time. I’m not asking every

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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 Deal With Arrogant People in Cyber Security

There’s a lot of strong personalities in cyber security, which often means people who are a bit arrogant, obnoxious, and elitist because of their self-perceived level of skill or knowledge. All you have to do is read through some mailing lists, forum threads, or chat rooms to find some heated argument laced with insults and

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Mask Your Emails with SimpleLogin

Ricky: So today, I’m going to be interviewing Son Nguyen, the founder of the masked email service simplelogin.io. In a previous video on why you should use a different email address for every account, we showcased AnonAddy, and how you can use it to secure your online privacy and personal cybersecurity. SimpleLogin is an alternative

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Life of a DevSecOps Engineer

Russ: I love how marketing people paint what we do as magic. We’re not magicians, we’re not wizards, okay? So, for instance, the concept of “self-healing” that just really means you’re restarting a service, ladies and gentlemen, that’s it. Let’s turn it off and on again. That’s literally what we’re doing, except we’re doing that

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