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?

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?

Top 10 Most Common Types of Cyber Attacks

A cyber attack is any type of offensive action that targets computer information systems, infrastructures, computer networks or personal computer devices, using various methods to steal, alter or destroy data or information systems. Today I’ll describe the 10 most common cyber attack types: Denial-of-service (DoS) and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks Man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack Phishing and spear phishing … More Top 10 Most Common Types of Cyber Attacks