How To Enter The Cyber Security Field
During Cyber Security Awareness Month we hear about how important being #CyberAware is. “Do your part! Be careful!” It’s important to take this seriously. But additionally, this field offers job opportunities. Among the many ways we will discuss of how you can enter the cyber security field, one way is through our Learning Paths. You […]
Your Wi-Fi Can Be Heard a Long Way Away
Many people are frustrated by their Wi-Fi networks. Among other things, there is interference, reflections, attenuation (signal loss) because of walls, long distances or whatever, and the hassle of managing all that. We have to remember one critical thing about Wi-Fi: it’s radio so it is heavily regulated. The power the devices and access points […]
Eavesdropping On Computers From Afar
When I teach Learning Tree’s Cyber Security introduction, participants are often amazed at the ways bad actors can eavesdrop on computers. Most of them are aware of software that can be planted by bad actors that can capture keystrokes, for instance, but few are aware that noises from keystrokes, the vibration of a notebook, and […]
Microsoft SATVs Updates — What’s Changing and What You Need to Know
Microsoft is now updating Software Assurance benefits, which includes the retirement of Software Assurance Training Vouchers, or SATVs. Here’s what you need to know. What are SATVs?
Social Engineering Basics – Is Your Business At Risk?
What is Social Engineering? A hacker who uses social engineering effectively preys on people, not technology. A few common practices include: Researching targets on social media to get personal data such as birthdays, addresses, and historical information that may be used to answer security questions. Calling customer service representatives for service providers an individual works […]