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What Is Leakware?

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Ransomware — a kind of malware attack that encrypts a computer’s files, leaving PC owners scrambling to pay the ransom to gain the decryption key — has been hitting the news more often in the past few years.

The Grey Brick That Changed the World: The Nintendo Game Boy

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This week marked an important anniversary; Nintendo’s original Game Boy turned 31. The monochrome system, or more accurately a yellowish and 4 shades of grey system, may have been one of the most significant devices in the 20th century. The 8-bit system was released to the world on April 21st, 1989.

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The Proper Way to Watch Star Wars

Doctor Chaos

Many of us have stress in our lives. We have our jobs to worry about, we need to think about our retirement, and we have to figure out what the health care law means to us. However, a few of us know there are more immediate concerns that must be dealt with.

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What is Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)?

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The Information Technology (IT) industry is growing, and the technologies that are made available tend to grow in number and complexity as well. With more and more people working from home or any remote location, it’s no surprise that cybersecurity threats are becoming more prevalent.

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How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization. They’ll share how to grow your business faster and minimize costs for both security and compliance

The 5 Biggest Cybersecurity Threats of 5 Industries

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Unaddressed cybersecurity threats can cause lost profits, regulatory fines and missed opportunities. Plus, as company leaders scramble to recover from attacks, making progress often takes weeks or months, severely disrupting business operations.

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Podcast: Eyes Wide Shut

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Click here to listen to the podcast. Ransom payments are tax-deductible, and no one cares. Should we? link]. North Korea exploits VPN vulnerabilities. Possibly gains nuclear research.

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Podcast: A Long Week

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Tony G and Aamir Lakhani discuss their long week of investigating remote work cyber attacks, the craziness of ransomware, the Colonial Pipeline attack, and a debate on Cobalt Strike being a tool made for attackers or being used by attackers.

Podcast: A Long Week

Doctor Chaos

Tony G and Aamir Lakhani discuss their long week of investigating remote work cyber attacks, the craziness of ransomware, the Colonial Pipeline attack, and a debate on Cobalt Strike being a tool made for attackers or being used by attackers.

Exchanging Web Shells

Doctor Chaos

Tony G and Aamir Lakhani discuss the Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day vulnerabilities. Click here to listen to the podcast on Soundcloud or find us on your favorite podcast app. Podcast

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5 Critical Regulations for Cyber Security Compliance

Doctor Chaos

Cyber security compliance is more important than ever. With new technologies and digital connections happening every day, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) must properly comply with cyber security regulations across the board. Which ones, though, should you focus on the most?

Back to the Office: Privacy and Security Solutions to Compliance Issues for 2021 and Beyond

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

Now that companies are slowly allowing employees to return to work at the office, it's time to re-evaluate your company’s posture towards privacy and security. Join Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies, for a discussion that will focus on compliance and the types of privacy and security measures your company should be aware of, as well as tips and methods for implementing these measures.

5 Critical Regulations for Cyber Security Compliance

Doctor Chaos

Cyber security compliance is more important than ever. With new technologies and digital connections happening every day, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) must properly comply with cyber security regulations across the board. Which ones, though, should you focus on the most?

The Grey Brick That Changed the World: The Nintendo Game Boy

Doctor Chaos

This week marked an important anniversary; Nintendo’s original Game Boy turned 31. The monochrome system, or more accurately a yellowish and 4 shades of grey system, may have been one of the most significant devices in the 20th century. The 8-bit system was released to the world on April 21st, 1989.

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How Real-Time Technologies Are Helping Protect Vulnerable Energy Assets

Doctor Chaos

As the world increasingly relies on technology, the energy sector’s role becomes more critical. A disruption in the power grid that delivers electricity to businesses and homes could be devastating for any infrastructure and services in an area.

Zombie Speed 101: They are getting faster

Doctor Chaos

They say the strong survive. How does that apply when you are dead? The Zombie Apocalypse is among us. What are your chances of making it? It really depends on what types of Zombies you are “lucky” enough to encounter.

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Beware of the Surge in Covid-19 Vaccine Phishing Scams

Doctor Chaos

As the world makes steady progress towards ending the pandemic, the road ahead is still a long one. Previously unforeseen obstacles can pop up at any time and skew the trajectory of how the world handles Covid-19. One obstacle, in particular, that is on the rise currently is phishing scams.

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What Is Digital Forensics in Cybersecurity and Why Is It Important?

Doctor Chaos

Cybersecurity is a vast sector that incorporates several subfields. While protecting invaluable data and digital assets, it’s essential to have numerous professionals working on cybersecurity at all times.

Exchanging Web Shells

Doctor Chaos

Tony G and Aamir Lakhani discuss the Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day vulnerabilities. Click here to listen to the podcast on Soundcloud or find us on your favorite podcast app. Podcast

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What Is Digital Forensics in Cybersecurity and Why Is It Important?

Doctor Chaos

Cybersecurity is a vast sector that incorporates several subfields. While protecting invaluable data and digital assets, it’s essential to have numerous professionals working on cybersecurity at all times.

7 Cybersecurity Testing Tools and Apps for Network Security in 2021

Doctor Chaos

The role of the cybersecurity professional has never been more critical. Mass digitization has made every company a tech business, and cybercriminals have taken full advantage of this movement. New threats arise every day, but there’s also an abundance of cybersecurity testing tools at your disposal.

Why Threat Actors Continue to Rely on Cyber Fraud

Doctor Chaos

While 2020 has come and gone, many of last year’s cyber fraud problems will continue into at least mid-2021. Cybercriminals will focus on maximizing their profits, using a traditional cost-benefit analysis to decide on the best attack vector.

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Why Threat Actors Continue to Rely on Cyber Fraud

Doctor Chaos

While 2020 has come and gone, many of last year’s cyber fraud problems will continue into at least mid-2021. Cybercriminals will focus on maximizing their profits, using a traditional cost-benefit analysis to decide on the best attack vector.

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I'm a C I Double S P (CISSP Parody)

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Think you know what being a CISSP is all about? Not all CISSP's are equal, some are more equal than others! link]. Off-Topic

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I'm a C I Double S P (CISSP Parody)

Doctor Chaos

Think you know what being a CISSP is all about? Not all CISSP's are equal, some are more equal than others! link]. Off-Topic

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Cybersecurity Career Opportunities in Threat Intelligence

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Cybersecurity Career Opportunities in Threat Intelligence

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Security Vulnerabilities Generated by COVID-19 and How to Address Them

Doctor Chaos

Thanks to COVID-19 and the need to social-distance from one another, many companies shifted rapidly to remote operations. Teams that used to work side by side had to move to a home office or remote location.

Security Vulnerabilities Generated by COVID-19 and How to Address Them

Doctor Chaos

Thanks to COVID-19 and the need to social-distance from one another, many companies shifted rapidly to remote operations. Teams that used to work side by side had to move to a home office or remote location.

Mobile Security should be your top concern

Doctor Chaos

The world is much smaller than it was thirteen years ago. In 2007 Steve Jobs announced the Apple iPhone. It was an innovative product because it brought mobile Internet into the pockets of millions of people. Smartphones were in existence before the iPhone.

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Mobile Security should be your top concern

Doctor Chaos

The world is much smaller than it was thirteen years ago. In 2007 Steve Jobs announced the Apple iPhone. It was an innovative product because it brought mobile Internet into the pockets of millions of people. Smartphones were in existence before the iPhone.

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Podcast: What is XDR?

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Tony G and Dr. Chaos return to discuss what is XDR. Is it hype? Is it more than repackaged tools? Let's break down the new industry buzzword. Click here to listen directly on SoundCloud

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Podcast: What is XDR?

Doctor Chaos

Tony G and Dr. Chaos return to discuss what is XDR. Is it hype? Is it more than repackaged tools? Let's break down the new industry buzzword. Click here to listen directly on SoundCloud

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Clark-Wilson Security Model

Doctor Chaos

The Clark-Wilson security model is based on preserving information integrity against the malicious attempt of tampering with data.

Clark-Wilson Security Model

Doctor Chaos

The Clark-Wilson security model is based on preserving information integrity against the malicious attempt of tampering with data.

Scammers Posing as Board of Elections to Obtain Social Security Numbers

Doctor Chaos

Everybody in the USA that used the mail-in or dropbox voting option, be on alert that there are criminals lurking about with the goal of abusing the confusion going on with the US election the next few days.

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Scammers Posing as Board of Elections to Obtain Social Security Numbers

Doctor Chaos

Everybody in the USA that used the mail-in or dropbox voting option, be on alert that there are criminals lurking about with the goal of abusing the confusion going on with the US election the next few days.

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Baselines and Anomaly Detection – The Future of Security Capabilities

Doctor Chaos

In a previous lesson, I pointed out that there are three essential ways security tools detect threats. Those methods are signature-based, behavior, and anomaly detection. Most security tools use a combination of one or more of these capabilities to detect threats.

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Baselines and Anomaly Detection – The Future of Security Capabilities

Doctor Chaos

In a previous lesson, I pointed out that there are three essential ways security tools detect threats. Those methods are signature-based, behavior, and anomaly detection. Most security tools use a combination of one or more of these capabilities to detect threats.

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Why is my Network Down?

Doctor Chaos

Over the last few days, many of us in the USA have experienced network outages. I’m not sure about you, but I have become the default “IT Support Guy” at my house meaning when the network goes down, my family starts throwing tomatoes at me while they blame me for the outage.

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Why is my Network Down?

Doctor Chaos

Over the last few days, many of us in the USA have experienced network outages. I’m not sure about you, but I have become the default “IT Support Guy” at my house meaning when the network goes down, my family starts throwing tomatoes at me while they blame me for the outage.

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Active DDoS Attack – What to Do

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Don't Panic! You will inevitably be affected by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack at some point. A DDoS attack is a shock to the system and how you react is everything. When it happens, stay calm and accept it.

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Active DDoS Attack – What to Do

Doctor Chaos

Don't Panic! You will inevitably be affected by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack at some point. A DDoS attack is a shock to the system and how you react is everything. When it happens, stay calm and accept it.

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