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Implement These 6 Baseline Security Steps

We often talk about cybersecurity abstractly, but for those who want ‘rubber meets the road’ advice, let’s talk baseline security. Baseline security is the minimum-security controls required for safeguarding an organization’s information systems, ensuring...

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Aksoy’s Cisco and 5 Tips to Avoid a Scam

Aksoy’s Cisco and 5 Tips to Avoid a Scam

Not all cybersecurity dangers come from hackers. Some come from a man in Florida with fake Cisco network devices. Onur Aksoy, a.k.a. ‘Ron Aksoy’ or ‘Dave Durden,’ has been charged with importing fake networking devices from China and Hong Kong, selling them, according...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Resources

Cybersecurity Awareness Resources

We’re passionate about forging a more secure North Carolina, and part of that means helping everyone stay cyber secure. Thankfully, we’re not alone in that—we’ve compiled a brief list of resources produced by others in the cybersecurity industry that not only are safe...

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Celebrate Gartner’s Top Eight Predictions–Then Prepare

Celebrate Gartner’s Top Eight Predictions–Then Prepare

Gartner’s top eight predictions for the next four years double down on one specific thing: organizations will, and must, adapt to face growing cybersecurity threats. At the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in Australia last week, analysts outlined these...

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3 Reasons to Upskill This Year

3 Reasons to Upskill This Year

Recent media buzz about tech layoffs at Coinbase or other tech businesses gives us an excellent opportunity to think about what it will take to stay marketable in the cybersecurity industry. Even though CompTIA reports that the “projected growth rate for tech jobs...

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Cybersecurity and Hacktivism: Where’s the Line?

Cybersecurity and Hacktivism: Where’s the Line?

We train people to hack. Should we? Between hacktivists siding with Ukraine and going rogue against Russia, a single hacker taking down the entirety of North Korea’s internet in retaliation, and the new GoodWill ransomware virus that holds data ransom and demands good...

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