Can I start a career in cybersecurity with no experience?

The market for cybersecurity professionals is crying out for new entrants. Reports like those from ESG, who publishes an annual survey on the state of IT, show this quite clearly. In their 2018 report, they identified cybersecurity as the area most in need of skilled personnel. The report also identified that the need for cybersecurity … More Can I start a career in cybersecurity with no experience?

The 5 Most Expensive Phishing Scams of all Time

Phishing attacks are a popular attack vector for cybercriminals because they are simple and effective. A well-crafted phishing email is much easier to develop than a zero-day exploit, yet can have the same negative impact. These attacks are designed to prey upon human nature. People want to be helpful, obey authority, and are more likely … More The 5 Most Expensive Phishing Scams of all Time

What To Do When Your Business Is Hacked

As businesses move to a remote workforce, hackers have increased their activity to capitalize on new security holes. Cybercriminals often use unsophisticated methods that continue to be extremely successful. These include phishing emails to harvest credentials and gain easy access to business-critical environments. Hackers are also using ransomware to hold your data hostage, demanding a … More What To Do When Your Business Is Hacked

Why Cybersecurity is Important in 2021

Let’s face it; we live in a digital world. Our work lives, personal lives, and finances have all begun gravitating toward the world of the internet, mobile computing, and electronic media. Unfortunately, this widespread phenomenon makes us more vulnerable than ever to malicious attacks, invasions of privacy, fraud, and other such unpleasantries. That’s why cybersecurity … More Why Cybersecurity is Important in 2021

What are the different roles within cybersecurity?

People talk about the cybersecurity job market like it’s a monolith, but there are a number of different roles within cybersecurity, depending not only on your skill level and experience but on what you like to do. In fact, Cybercrime Magazine came up with a list of 50 cybersecurity job titles, while CyberSN, a recruiting … More What are the different roles within cybersecurity?

What Does It Take To Be a Cybersecurity Researcher?

Behind the strategies and solutions needed to counter today’s cyber threats are—dedicated cybersecurity researchers. They spend their lives dissecting code and analyzing incident reports to discover how to stop the bad guys. But what drives these specialists? To understand the motivations for why these cybersecurity pros do what they do, we decided to talk with … More What Does It Take To Be a Cybersecurity Researcher?

Top 5 Most Popular Programming Languages For Hacking

Just like programming, hacking has become dangerously popular these days. Thanks to big blockbuster movies which raised an urge among the youth to become a hacker. Every other teenager wants to become a hacker as they see their favorite stars performing hacking. Movies like Algorithm, matrix and the hacker left a huge impact on youth. I personally saw algorithm 10 times and still loved the way they portrayed concepts in such a realistic manner, I really loved it but in the real world becoming a hacker is not an easy task. It will take time, its not something which will happen in days or weeks. It might take you months and even years to reach the level where you can call yourself a hacker.Hacking needs lots and lots of patience, smart work, and hard work. Although there are many tools available in the market with which you can perform many hacking related tasks such as pen-testing, DDOS and much more. But if you really want to become a real hacker, then you must have a knack for programming languages. Some of the world’s best hackers started out as programmers. If you know how to program, you will be able to dissect code and analyze it.So in this article, we have shortlisted some of the best programming languages which you can learn right away to start your hacking career. All these languages offer different roles and benefits but you must be familiar with their structure and workflow. … More Top 5 Most Popular Programming Languages For Hacking

5 Super Handy Linux Commands that Everyone Should be Aware of

Mastering the various terminal commands is a must for everybody The Linux Terminal is a very powerful tool and it’s most probably the most interesting part of Unix. There are a plethora of commands that can help us in our day-to-day life. I am a software engineer in Silicon Valley, with over 12 years of … More 5 Super Handy Linux Commands that Everyone Should be Aware of

Run Kali Linux on Windows 10

<p value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">Attention security professionals and penetration testers, believe it or not, but Kali Linux is now available in the Microsoft App store for Windows 10.  The suite of security assessment and penetration tools can natively run on Windows 10 thanks to the work of the Windows system for Linux, also known as … More Run Kali Linux on Windows 10