Author: Alicia Mae Webb

What You Need To Know About The Certified Ethical Hacker – CEH V9

Cybersecurity is a career path gaining in popularity with every single malicious attack, data breach, information leak or cleverly branded vulnerability that hits the news. There is a growing need for cybersecurity professionals all across the board to assess, respond to, and prevent these attacks for both corporations and government entities. The CEH, or Certified Ethical Hacker certification presented by EC-Council, has been one of the most popular cybersecurity certifications one can obtain for many years now. The course is unique in that it aims to immerse you into the hacker mindset so that you will be able to...

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Will John McAfee Become The Next President? Opinions from 4 Cybersecurity Pros

John McAfee is a Presidential candidate more focused on restoring the right to privacy and implementing cybersecurity on a national level than any before him. “We are losing privacy at an alarming rate — we have none left,” McAfee said. ” We’ve given up so much for the illusion of security and our government is simply dysfunctional.” While Mr. McAfee’s chance at winning has been met with doubt by the public majority, his candidacy has definitely piqued the interest of members of the the cybersecurity community. Here are the opinions of 4 cybersecurity professionals on the topic of John...

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5 Common Types of Malware & How You Can Remove Them

5 Common Types of Malware & How You Can Remove Them Malware, a shortened combo of the words ‘malicious software’ is a hot topic in cybersecurity these days. Not only has malware affected the safety and profitability of large corporations, it has made a damaging impact on the lives and machines of millions of computer users. Malware can spy on your online activities, steal your data, take over your social media activities, compromise the functionality of your computer, and even take complete control of your machine. Besides accessing all of your files and the ability to complete tasks online...

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Cybersecurity Marketing at RSA Conference 2015

RSA Conference is the place where marketing and cybersecurity meet. It’s an exciting stage for people like me, who work right at the point where cybersecurity demands your attention and makes SURE you’re up to date on its constantly emerging technologies. I’m a big fan of creative marketing, and although some cybersecurity companies have slipped into the same boring marketing space where industries such as finance and banking tend to fall, I feel that Cybersecurity has a lot of potential to be exciting. Like, TONS. I love when cybersecurity companies devise their own unique marketing ‘theme’ to help them...

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Why Employees Are the Weakest Link in Cybersecurity

In light of the recent Sony hack it is no wonder that businesses all over the globe are taking a closer look at the way their current cybersecurity measures are set up. If a huge multi-billion dollar company such as Sony can be infiltrated by a group of determined hackers, what chance will a smaller business ever have to defend itself? No matter how awesome your security measures are, there is one common denominator that will always present a ripe opportunity for malicious infiltration – your employees. Employees – The Weakest Link If your current employees do not really...

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