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The Ultimate Guide to IT Certifications

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A complete guide to IT certifications The tech industry is rapidly expanding, and the demand for IT skills in the workforce is growing. A career in IT can be rewarding and has longevity. In order to thrive in a tech career, it is important to stay up–to–date with the ever-changing world of technology by earning certifications.

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What is going on over at Microsoft? AZ – 100, 101, and 103 explained

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Last September, at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Microsoft showcased several new role-based certifications. As an early adopter, I naturally was excited to learn about the new certifications and began researching and preparing to take the AZ-100 and AZ-101 certification exams. I have already sat and passed the AZ-100 exam, and I have begun preparing to … Continue reading What is going on over at Microsoft?

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The New Next Level Certifications from Cisco: An Overview

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As you may have heard, this week, Cisco announced their new Next Level IT certifications during the Cisco Live event. In this blog, resident Cisco and networking edutainer Ronnie Wong walks you through what’s new, what to study now, and what the announcement means to you.

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4 Easy Steps to Break into the IT Field

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So, you’ve been considering it for a while, and you’ve decided to take that leap of faith and break into the IT field. Great! Information technology is an ever-evolving field with numerous specializations that are in very high demand. According to research from Fosster, the top 10 most in-demand IT jobs all have salaries in the 6-figure range.

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The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Who Needs CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification?

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What is CompTIA IT Fundamentals+? CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ is a certification designed to help aspiring IT professionals decide if a career in IT is right for them. It helps develop a broader understanding of IT, and is the only single certification that encompasses all areas of IT foundations. This makes it the ideal certification for … Continue reading Who Needs CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification? → The post Who Needs CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Certification?

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Why now is the right time to start working in cybersecurity

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IT Security in Today’s Environment If the constant, news about ransomware attacks and security breaches is not enough to highlight the critical importance of cybersecurity roles today, nothing will. The world is full of bad actors intent on doing harm to businesses, governments, and individuals.

5 Security Certifications That Will Boost Your IT Career

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If you have been on the fence about whether or not a security certification would benefit your IT career, the short answer is – yes. Putting in the time and effort to earn an in-demand certification can significantly boost your salary. Also, it may open doors to a wealth of new opportunities. So, how do … Continue reading 5 Security Certifications That Will Boost Your IT Career → The post 5 Security Certifications That Will Boost Your IT Career appeared first on ITProTV Blog.

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Microsoft Fully Ditches the Password

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Windows Users Can Now Use Other Methods to Access Microsoft Products Microsoft has officially gone fully passwordless, allowing Windows users to replace their alphanumeric passwords with one of several substitute sign-in technologies to gain entry into a Microsoft product - a move received positively by industry insiders.

The Cost of Cloud Compromise and Shadow IT

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Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

Facebook's WhatsApp Hit With $266 Million GDPR Fine

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2 UK Telecom Firms Under DDoS Attacks

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Ongoing Attacks Disrupt Voip Unlimited and Voipfone Services Voip Unlimited and Voipfone, two Voice over Internet Protocol-based telecom companies in the U.K., report being victims of ongoing distributed denial-of-service attacks that have disrupted services

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Apple Patched iMessage. But Can It Be Made Safer Overall?

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Citizen Lab Says iMessage Exploit Delivered NSO's Pegasus Spyware Apple patched a software vulnerability on Monday that researchers say was used to deliver spyware via its iMessage platform to the mobile phones of activists.

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Zero-Day Attacks Exploit MSHTML Flaw in Microsoft Windows

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Workarounds Detailed to Block Active Attack; Microsoft Has Yet to Release Patches Attackers are actively exploiting a flaw in Microsoft Windows for which no patch is yet available.

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Mirai Botnet Actively Exploiting OMIGOD Flaw

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Criminals' Wish List: Who's Their Ideal Ransomware Victim?

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Revenue, Size, Geography and Level of Access Help Determine Sale Price for Access The most sought-after type of victim for ransomware-wielding attackers is a large, U.S.-based

FBI Issues Alert on Hive Ransomware

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Uptick in Hive Ransomware Activity Spotted The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning about Hive ransomware after the group took down Memorial Health System last week.

Medical Group: 655,000 Affected by 'Network Outage' Breach

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Large Illinois Group Practice Says PHI Exposed After suffering a network systems outage that lasted at least a week in July, DuPage Medical Group, the largest mulispeciality group practice in Illinois, is now reporting a data breach affecting more than 655,000 individuals

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What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

SEC Warns of Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Schemes

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Experts Say Social Engineering Continues to Drive Illicit Activity The U.S. SEC in a new advisory warns against schemes targeting digital assets.

Atlassian Vulnerability Being Exploited in the Wild

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Cyber Command and CISA Issue Alerts Cyber Command and the U.S.

Cloudflare Thwarts Largest Ever HTTP DDoS Attack

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Million RPS Attack Originated From Over 20,000 Bots In 125 Countries Security firm Cloudflare says it detected and mitigated a 17.2 million request-per-second (rps) distributed denial of service attack, almost three times larger than any previously reported HTTP DDoS attack

SEC Sanctions 8 Firms for 'Deficient Cybersecurity Procedures'

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Regulator Cites Email Takeovers, Inadequate Incident Response The U.S.

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

Nigerian Hacker Connected to Aviation Industry Attacks

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Researchers: Attacker Sold Pilfered Airline Data on the Darknet Cisco Talos researchers have connected a previously discovered series of aviation industry attacks stretching back more than three years to a Nigeria-based attacker.

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Lawsuit: Health System Failed to Heed Ransomware Warnings

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Proposed Class Action Suit Filed After Breach Affecting 1.4 Million A proposed class action lawsuit filed this week against St. Joseph's/Candler Health System in the wake of a recent ransomware breach affecting 1.4

United Nations Says Intruders Breached Its Systems

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Threat Actors Offered Credentials for UN's ERP Software; NATO Hit as Well The United Nations says on Thursday that its networks were accessed by intruders earlier this year, which lead to follow-on intrusions. Cybercrime analysts say they warned the agency when access credentials to a U.N.

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Customer Care Giant TTEC Hit By Ransomware

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TTEC , [ NASDAQ: TTEC ], a company used by some of the world’s largest brands to help manage customer support and sales online and over the phone, is dealing with disruptions from a network security incident resulting from a ransomware attack, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.

Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Companies frequently experience monitoring tool sprawl. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation.

DDoS Attack Disrupts New Zealand Banks, Post Office

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NZ CERT: Intermittent Disruptions at Financial Organizations New Zealand's Computer Emergency Response Team says it is aware of ongoing distributed denial-of-service attacks that have disrupted services at several organizations in the country, including some financial institutions and the national postal service.

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Good News: REvil Ransomware Victims Get Free Decryptor

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Many Files Crypto-Locked Before July 13 Unlockable via Free Bitdefender Decryptor Score one for the good guys in the fight against ransomware: Anyone who fell victim to REvil, aka Sodinokibi, crypto-locking malware before July 13 can now decrypt their files for free, thanks to a decryptor released by security firm Bitdefender.

BitSight, Mastercard and Tenable Make Acquisitions

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Risk Assessment, Improving DevSecOps, Cryptocurrency Risk Research Drive Deals Merger and acquisition activity picked up in September with BitSight, Tenable and Mastercard, all making deals. Moody's became BitSight's largest shareholder after making a $250 million investment in the company

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T-Mobile CEO Apologizes for Mega-Breach, Offers Update

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Hacker Claiming Responsibility for Attack Calls Company's Security 'Awful' T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert on Friday issued an official mea culpa for the data breach that exposed information on 54 million of the company's customers and prospects.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Does Abandoning Embassy in Kabul Pose Cybersecurity Risks?

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Security Experts Size Up Impact of US Rush to Leave Afghanistan It's unlikely that the U.S. abandoning its embassy and other facilities in Afghanistan poses cyber risks, thanks to the emergency planning that was already in place, some security experts say

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Phishing Attack Used Spoofed COVID-19 Vaccination Forms

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Researchers Find Fraudsters Pose as HR Execs to Harvest Credentials A recently uncovered phishing campaign used fake COVID-19 vaccination forms - and took advantage of confusion over whether employees will return to their offices this fall - to harvest workers' email credentials, according to analysts with security firm INKY.

Houdini Malware Used in New Way

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Cato Networks: Malware Now Used to Spoof Devices Researchers at SASE platform provider Cato Networks say they have discovered a novel use of the Houdini malware for spoofing of devices

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Cybercriminals Reportedly Created Blockchain Analytics Tool

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Researchers Say the Tool Is Designed To Help Gangs Launder Bitcoin Cybercriminals have developed a blockchain analytics tool on the darknet that could help a gang launder illegally obtained bitcoin, and they are actively marketing it, according to the cryptocurrency analytics firm Elliptic.

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.