Katherine Horvath

DoD Releases New Policy on Social Media

The DoD has recently released a department wide policy regarding social media use for official accounts. DODI 5400.17 provides guidance for social media use within DoD, records management procedures, and guidance to ensure personal social media accounts are not misrepresented or misinterpreted as official accounts. This is significant because this is the first DOD policy …

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Total Cyber Places 1st in CompTIA Partner Summit CTF

As an attendee at the CompTIA Partner Summit last week, we had the opportunity to compete in the CTF held in partnership with Cyber Skyline. This friendly event included many practical challenges that were closely modeled on CompTIA’s various exam objectives and are similar to scenarios cybersecurity experts face daily. It was a great chance …

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Cyber threats on the rise | Learn how you can protect yourself

The US Government has warned of an increased threat of cyberattacks. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released recommendations to help keep you and your family safe and secure. Here are a few simple steps everyone can take to improve their cyber hygiene and better protect themselves online. Use Strong Passwords Having a …

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CompTIA Security+ | Why You Should Get Certified

What is the CompTIA Security+ Certification? Security+ is a beginner level certification designed to give you a strong foundation in cybersecurity. The CompTIA Security+ Certification is globally recognized and certifies that you have the foundational skills necessary to pursue a career in cybersecurity. This certification has a strong emphasis on hands-on practical skills and their …

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What is Nessus?

Nessus is a popular open-source vulnerability scanning tool often used in ethical hacking. It scans the network to find any vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, Denial of Service (Dos) vulnerabilities and more. These vulnerabilities can be exploited by hackers allowing them to gain access to your network. Nessus has a variety of features including: Vulnerability Scanning Asset Discovery …

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AWS Cloud Practitioner Overview

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner is a great starting point for anyone getting started with AWS. Cloud Practitioner is the fundamental course that provides an introduction and overview of the many AWS products and services. This course covers – The Basics of Cloud Computing, AWS Global Infrastructure, Storage Options, Security, Monitoring and Analytics, Migration Strategies and …

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