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The Chronicle, Events and Updates from CLASS-LLC - November 2022 career chronicle classllc cybersecurity newsletter Nov 16, 2022

      Cybersecurity Awareness month has ended, but the importance of cybersecurity-minded organizations and training should not be forgotten. It may not be easy to implement all the innovative ideas and programs showcased by organizations worldwide last month, but it is...

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Ask Me Anything: Do you need a degree to start a cybersecurity career career classllc cyber career lab cybersecurity keyaanwilliams Nov 01, 2022

By: Keyaan Williams

 

Once upon a time, Omar Sickander and I created the Cyber Career Lab (TM) to provide an alternative to expensive certifications and higher education that still helped people grow in their cybersecurity careers. “Ask me Anything” is an...

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CYBERSECURITY AWARENESS, IT’S FOR EVERYONE!!! classllc cybersecurity professionaldevelopment sebastiansavage Feb 24, 2022

By: Sebastian Savage

 If you are deeply plugged into the digital world, more than likely, you are familiar with the term Cybersecurity Awareness. If you have never heard the term, don’t worry, cybersecurity awareness means: Following and implementing specific steps or controls to keep...

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Internet of Things (IoT) and Security - Securing IoT devices and data classllc cybersecurity data privacy elizabethpeters iot Nov 16, 2021

 By: Elizabeth Peters

You have heard the term Internet of things (IoT) before, but what does it mean for you and your security? The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Auto Labs was the first to implement the idea of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the early 1990s. Additionally, the...

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Top of Mind classllc csam cybersecurity new Oct 27, 2021

Cybersecurity is the protection against unauthorized access, use, or damage to computer information systems and electronic data. There are various aspects of cybersecurity; it can involve action by individuals or groups, such as cyberterrorism and cybercrime. It can also be a state response to...

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Prioritizing Cybersecurity in a Hybrid Workplace csam cybersecurity ncsa Oct 25, 2021

 (From National Cybersecurity Alliance)

In this day and age, employees are more connected than ever. The hybrid workplace is here to stay, and for employees, this means relying on connected devices from their home office setups. According to recent data, smart home systems are set to rise to...

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5 Tips to Spots Phishing Emails from a Mile Away csam cybersecurity hacked.com Oct 20, 2021

(From hacked.com)

  1.  Beware of Alarming Emails

Hackers don’t want you to think. They want you to act. And there’s no better way to achieve this outcome than to instill panic in a victim.

Phishing emails will often try to get you into your emotions by creating fear. They might...

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Phishing and Spear Phishing. What should you do? classllc csam cybersecurity new Oct 13, 2021

The word phishing has been featured in the news a lot lately, but what does it mean?

What is phishing?

Phishing is a type of cyber-attack that aims to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by disguising as a trustworthy entity in electronic...

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3 Fundamentals for Shoring Up Phishing Defenses csam cybersecurity ncsa Oct 11, 2021

 (From National Cybersecurity Alliance)

From ransomware to SolarWinds, the cybersecurity space has been as hectic as it has ever been over the last 12-24 months. However, for all of the emerging threats and news that are cropping up on the horizon, phishing -- one of the oldest pain points...

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Be Cyber Smart classllc csam cybersecurity Oct 06, 2021

At a time where we have all been kept indoors and have had both our work and personal lives pushed together it is time to stay “Cyber Smart”. We have seen cybercrime as a whole increase by 600% since the beginning of the global pandemic. The shift from workplace to work-from-home has...

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Get Familiar with the Cyber Basics classllc csam cybersecurity ncsa new Oct 04, 2021

(From National Cybersecurity Alliance)

At a time when we are more connected than ever, being “cyber smart” is of the utmost importance. This year has already seen more than a fair share of attacks and breaches, including the SolarWinds and Kaseya breaches as well as high-profile...

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CMMC Promotes Maturity to Improve Cybersecurity in the Supply Chain classllc cmmc cybersecurity nist ronross sap Mar 02, 2020

The upcoming SAP Aerospace & Defense Innovation Days provide a great opportunity to connect with the world’s leading A&D manufacturers. I am honored and excited to take the stage next Wednesday with my dear friend Anne Marie Columbo to help participants understand the...

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