Cyber-crime is a growing concern for businesses of every size, but especially for small businesses. This is because small businesses have information attackers want, but often don't have the security infrastructure to defend against or respond to incidents. According to the FBI Internet Crime report, the cost of cyber-crime was $2.7 Billion dollars in 2018, with Business Email Compromise (BEC) incurring the highest costs.
Wireless security protocols like WEP, WPA and WPA2 ensure that only authorized parties connect to your wireless network, and that your traffic is encrypted. However, all three work differently, and provide different levels of security.
The NIST Cyber Security Framework proves guidance for organizations looking to assess and improve their ability to prevent, detect and respond to cyber attacks. It
Virtual machines, emulations of computers, are an amazing learning tool. If you have a single computer and want to learn about computer networking, web application pen-testing, or try a new Linux distro, virtual machines are your very best friend. By setting up one or more servers as virtual machines you can experiment with quite a… Continue reading Spinning Up Your First Virtual Machine
Maybe you always knew you wanted to pursue a career in computing, or maybe computers are a new love for you. But when I started my IT degree I had already put years into a fine art degree. I had no idea how computers, or networks, worked but my curiosity… Continue reading Advice for first year IT students