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Ethical hackers offered Windows alternative to Kali Linux | #linux | #linuxsecurity

Penetration testers have been given an alternative to Kali Linux with a Windows-based security-focused distribution from FireEye that comes pre-packed with scores of hacking tools. Commando VM features automated installation scripts that terraforms a Windows PC into a platform suitable for penetration testing. The framework – billed by FireEye as...
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Best ethical hacking certification 2021: Pro courses | #linux | #linuxsecurity

Hacking isn’t necessarily about just having an in-depth knowledge of code: It’s about enjoying a challenge and problem-solving. While understanding the bare bones of computing and networking before working your way up are critical components of having a successful career in cybersecurity, the work opportunities vary based on your interests and the path you wish to pursue.
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Looking Ahead to 2022: Top Security Predictions

I recently participated in a panel with a group of women who are on the front lines of security at Intel – each with their own unique cross-industry background and niche area of security expertise. These talented security professionals help analyze, research and mitigate today’s top cyberthreats. We came together...
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New Course: CompTIA PenTest+ (PT0-002)

In this 23-video, entry-level training, None the knowledge IT professionals need to plan and perform penetration tests and vulnerability scans, then analyze the results, decide on fixes and communicate them to team members. Watch this new CompTIA Security training. Penetration tests and vulnerability scans are two of the most important...

Kali Linux Vs. Ubuntu

Ubuntu and Kali Linux are popular operating systems. Ubuntu is a general purpose distribution that is widely used by researchers and students, while Kali Linux is popular in the penetration testing world. We will go through the differences between both the operating systems along with their features, advantages, and disadvantages.

Region's largest cybersecurity event just a week away with registrations still open

(MENAFN- Mid-East.Info) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: His Excellency Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA), has announced that registration is open for the largest cybersecurity event in the region, @Hack, which runs from November 28th to November 30th as part of Riyadh's 2021 season of activities. In partnership between the GEA, Black Hat and the Saudi Ferderation for Cybersecurity Programming and Drones (SAFCSP).

Picus Security Announces SOCReLoad 2021 Event Centred On building A Modern SOC

Picus Security, the pioneer of Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) technology, announced the details and speaker lineup of its SOCReLoad 2021 virtual event. SOCReLoad takes place at 14:00 GMT 1st December 2021 and brings together leading industry experts to discuss the latest offensive and defensive strategies needed to achieve a Modern Security Operations Centre (SOC). Attendees will learn how to modernise their security operations through a threat-centric approach, and discover how this enhances cyber resilience and reduces alert fatigue.

'Cyber-Doomsday': How to register for BFBS and DTG event

BFBS is co-hosting an event to demonstrate the top cyber threats affecting the UK media sector. 'Cyber-Doomsday: How prepared is the broadcast and media sector to defend national security' is a virtual event, jointly organised with the UK Digital TV Group (DTG), with the support of the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and Dstl (the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory).

Don’t Skip These 8 Cybersecurity Courses on Udemy

We’re celebrating the recent Udemy IPO with a collection of our favorite cybersecurity courses from the Massive Online Open Courseware (MOOC) provider. A quick search for “cybersecurity” on Udemy (Nasdaq: UDMY) yields over 600 results: We sorted through the list and picked eight courses that cover important technical aspects of information security, including: linux, python, network security, ethical hacking, malware analysis, and more. The courses we’ve selected are intended to help students gain familiarity with tools and technologies that security professionals regularly rely on – and those that frequently show up on job descriptions.

The inaugural edition of Saudi’s @Hack to tackle challenges of securing the digital world | #government | #hacking | #cyberattack

@HACK, the cybersecurity event is set to take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from November 28-30, 2021. The three-day event will define the future of cybersecurity in the region and help to ensure that the digital transformation in the Middle East. @HACK is organised by the Saudi Federation of Cybersecurity,...

Darktrace aims to expand into ‘proactive’ security AI by end of year

Darktrace plans to expand its AI-powered security offerings to include attack prevention by the end of 2021, the company told VentureBeat. On Tuesday, executives from the company described plans for upcoming product updates that will expand the Darktrace portfolio to include proactive security AI capabilities, joining the company’s detection and response technologies.

How To Build A Balanced Cybersecurity Program

Chief security officer at Adobe, overseeing all security-related decisions and investments across the company. In the early cybersecurity days, working as a professional strategist was viewed as a part-time endeavor, with these skills often put on the back burner for other corporate priorities. These skills and roles have evolved to the point where companies are building sub-teams of IT specialists, which lead to larger teams of IT gurus. More recently, security has earned its rightful seat at the table as a key business partner.

Offensive Security Unveils Its First Defensive Security Training and Certification Offering

Offensive Security, the leading provider of hands-on cybersecurity training and certification, today announced the launch of two new courses, expanding the company’s curriculum with new trainings for defensive security and web application assessments. Security Operations and Defensive Analysis (SOC-200) is the company’s first defensive security training while Web Attacks with...

CompTIA PenTest+ | Self-Pace | #education | #training

CompTIA PenTest+ is a certification for intermediate level cybersecurity professionals who are tasked with penetration testing to identify, exploit, report, and manage vulnerabilities on a network. CompTIA PenTest+ joins CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) at the intermediate-skills level of the cybersecurity career pathway. Depending on your course of study, PenTest+ and...

Million riyals total prizes Hack Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Federation for Cyber ​​Security, Programming and Drones has announced the opening of registration for the largest cybersecurity event in the Hack Zone, which will be held at the end of November, as part of the 2021 Riyadh season, in partnership between the Federation and the General Entertainment Authority on the one hand, and Informatech and BlackHat on the other hand, with the aim of addressing cyber risks around the world.This global event, which is considered the largest cybersecurity event in the region, will be held in the “Riyadh Front”, one of the central entertainment areas in the 2021 Riyadh season, as the region connects global investors and manufacturers with those interested from the Kingdom and its visitors from abroad.

Certifications To Help Pivot into Network Security

Network security, according to experts, is defined as rules and practices intended to prevent trespassing, unauthorized access, alteration, misuse, change, destruction, or unauthorized collection and dissemination of data held. The entire process necessitates a combination of hardware devices, security software, and user comprehension of security methods and approaches. Professionals with...