CISSP Certification Exam Changes: What You Need to Know
Effective May 1, 2021, the CISSP certification exam will be changing as part of (ISC)2®’s effort to ensure continued market relevance for their certifications, as well as align with new knowledge and the latest best practices. As (ISC)2’s first Premier Global Training Partner, Learning Tree and our expert instructors want to help you prepare for […]
Security Should be Simple For the End-User?
“I wish it were easier to turn on security,” grunted my wife through gritted teeth as she tried to configure some security feature in yet another app on her laptop. We can probably all sympathize: if you want to add security to an application, you have to do work upfront and every time you use […]
12 Cyber Security Tips to Stay #CyberAware All Year Long
Holidays are coming up and there will undoubtedly be movie messages about keeping the holiday spirit alive not just for one month but the whole year through. Looking back, we just finished National Cyber Security Awareness Month and it’s worth asking: how do we focus on cyber security issues not just during the month of […]
Who Cares If Ten Million Passwords Were Disclosed?
This past week (as I write this) security researcher Mark Burnett (who literally wrote the book on passwords) released ten million passwords gathered from security breaches. He went one step further and released the account names (without the domain part) of the associated email addresses. That’s a lot of passwords. Here’s why you should care. […]
Could a Hand-held EMP Device Threaten Cyber Security?
The ability to disable computers, cars, or other machinery from a distance without being easily detected has fascinated me for a long time. Years ago I worked for defense cub-contractor founded by engineers who had worked on the Airborne LASER Laboratory (ALL). They successfully used a LASER on board an airplane to shoot down drones. […]