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Your Primary Weapon Against Ransomware is Education

“Phishing” sounds like a pretty silly or, at least, misspelled word to most people. “Ransomware” is also pretty mysterious. Most people tend to be pretty dismissive about these issues, until they are victimized by it themselves. Dark Reading reports that 91% of cyberattacks start with phishing emails, and when you combine that with the observation […]

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2016: The Year for Cybersecurity

There are few jobs as cool and as necessary as those within the cybersecurity realm. Professionals in this field are working on the cutting-edge of technology, using highly-refined computer based training to keep cybercriminals at bay. Working in cybersecurity is consistently challenging as hackers are constantly updating and changing their techniques in order to gain access […]

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Is Your Data Electromagnetically Secure?

Servers and other electronic, magnetic, and wireless equipment emit and are affected by electromagnetic radiation. This gives rise to three potentially serious problems: snooping, interference, and electromagnetic pulse (EMP) susceptibility. Fortunately, all three problems can be easily mitigated with a faraday cage. The idea is that surrounding your equipment on all sides with a grounded […]

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Proud Recipients of Two EC-Council Global Awards

EC-Council is a leading international certification body in information security. The EC-Council Global Awards launched in 2007 to recognize a distinguished group of accredited training centers and certified instructors who have succeeded in providing the best overall experience to EC-Council’s global customers and certified members. At the 2015 EC-Council Global Awards, our team received two […]

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8 Time EC-Council Award Winner, Pete Cortez, is a Top IT Security Trainer in North America

Pete Cortez, Technical Instructor with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of San Antonio, was recently recognized by EC-Council, a leading international certification body in information security, as one of the top three instructors in North America with the Circle of Excellence award. 2014 marks the eighth time Pete has been recognized by EC-Council for outstanding performance.

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The Race to BYOD

Holding down an IT career may now mean much different things than it has in past years. For example, CIO.com’s Tom Kaneshige reported on a recent survey by TEKsystems, which found that 35 percent of IT leaders and 25 percent of general professionals aren’t sure if their company’s bring-your-own-device policy is actually in-step with data […]

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