Cybersecurity certification course for experienced IT students

Study advanced IT concepts in this cybersecurity training bundle. Photo: Cult of Mac Deals College isn’t the only way to gain advanced IT skills. The Complete 2024 Cyber Security Expert Certification Training Bundle offers five courses spanning more than 120 hours of content. This cybersecurity certification course covers everything from risk management to advanced frameworks … Read more

Apple Faces New Cybersecurity Law in UK

A new British cybersecurity law mandates smart device manufacturers like Apple to enhance protections or face hefty penalties. The legislation, known as the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Act, introduces robust requirements aimed at securing devices connected to the internet to make it harder for cybercriminals to get access to private networks. The law … Read more

Could ChatGPT be the next big cybersecurity worry — researchers say it can crack systems faster than ever before

LLMs such as ChatGPT might just be the next cybersecurity worry, according to the latest findings by researchers. Previously believed to only be able to exploit simpler cybersecurity vulnerabilities, LLMs have shown a surprisingly high proficiency in exploiting complex ones as well.  Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) found that GPT-4 demonstrates a … Read more

The importance of the Vulnerability Operations Centre for cybersecurity

Traditional cybersecurity is laser-focused on incident detection and response. In other words, it’s built around a Security Operations Centre (SOC). That’s no bad thing in itself. Read between the lines, however, and that assumes we’re waiting on the threats to come to us. With cyber adversaries evolving their tactics through AI, automated ransomware campaigns, and … Read more

Annual cybersecurity training isn’t working, so what’s the alternative?

Cybersecurity and compliance training programs are now big business. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the security awareness training market hit $5.6 billion in 2023 and is expected to surpass $10 billion in the next four years. This market boom is no surprise: cyber threats are rampant and large-scale attacks continue making headlines, most recently hitting the … Read more

The inevitable risks and best defense for cloud cybersecurity

Most businesses, regardless of size, now understand the potential value of the cloud. We’re beyond that stage of early skepticism in which technology decision-makers questioned whether cloud services would factor significantly into corporate operations. Wholesale adoption is now underway and has been for years. And why not? The benefits of the cloud are obvious. The … Read more

Cybersecurity teams suffer and need to improve security posture

Amid political headwinds and economic uncertainty, we find ourselves in a challenging time for business. The economy is being impacted by the combination of ongoing high inflation and limited GDP growth. Meanwhile, supply chains are being disrupted by international conflicts (e.g., Ukraine, Gaza and the Houthi insurgency) and the ongoing impact of Brexit. And so, … Read more

Critical milestone: how new SEC rules affect business cybersecurity

In 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) implemented new cybersecurity disclosure rules. These regulations mandate the disclosure of “material” threat and breach incidents within four days of occurrence, along with annual reporting on cybersecurity risk management, strategy, and governance. The introduction of the new SEC cybersecurity requirements represents a critical milestone in the continuous … Read more

Cybersecurity training: Prep for IT career with 169-hour bundle

This is the perfect time of year to consider a new career. Photo: Cult of Mac Deals Looking to go into a field that offers lots of job security? Check out The Ultimate Cybersecurity & IT Career Certification Pathway Training Bundle. These courses will prep you for a lucrative IT job. And for a limited … Read more

Test your cybersecurity knowledge with this IBM quiz

Are you confident in your cybersecurity knowledge? IBM has created an interactive Cybersecurity Quiz that challenges you to test your understanding of this critical field. This tool is not just a test; it’s a learning experience that caters to everyone, from experts to beginners. As you navigate through the quiz, you’ll encounter a variety of … Read more