Education and Careers

Education and Careers

Defense in Depth at the Identity Perimeter to Mitigate Coronavirus Social Engineering Risk

The rapid acceleration from on-location to remote workforce as part of the Coronavirus Pandemic response opened the door to malicious actors accelerating their phishing and social engineering attacks. Cybercriminals prey on user ...

Free Cyber Safety Resources during COVID-19

Whether you are reading this from somewhere in the United States or overseas, chances are you are doing it from the comfort of your home. Not because you chose to but because ...
skills

Skills Gap: Firms Can’t Fill Specific Security Roles

A new report out of the UK takes a deep look at the oft-reported security skills shortage and finds that while fewer businesses are dealing with overall technical skills gaps, they are ...
Security Boulevard

COVID-19 Scam Roundup – Week of 3/16/20

Malicious actors are increasingly leveraging COVID-19 as a theme for new digital fraud attacks. In February 2020, for instance, Action Fraud received 21 reports of fraud relating to the coronavirus. This number ...

Free Coronavirus Phishing Test for Employees

Curricula is offering a free Coronavirus phishing tests that you can use to help train your employees. After seeing countless organizations fall victim to phishing scams, misinformation, and other cyber attacks, we ...

Curricula Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary

5 years ago today on March 9, 2015, I remember waking up and having no idea what I was doing. I mean I had a broad vision of what we were building ...
mentoring

The Power of Mentoring in Threat Research

As I took the stage at DEF CON 27, I looked out into the crowd. My close friend and mentor of more than 10 years had flown out to Las Vegas to ...
Security Boulevard

Researcher Discovers Zero Day Vulnerability Using Homoglyph Characters

One of the most common sneaky tricks on the web is typo squatting. Attackers know that someone trying to type “disney.com” can very easily type “dinsey.com” or “disnet.com” on accident, and they ...
skills shortage

Is the Security Skills Shortage Overblown?  

I have been writing about the skills shortage in cybersecurity for years. Often when we reporters cover this topic, we note that many estimates predict there is a global shortage of around ...
Security Boulevard

Intel Report Reveals Security Insights and Highlights the Value of Transparency

Intel is a sponsor of TechSpective There is no such thing as perfect when it comes to technology. When you’re dealing with millions of lines of code and an evolving attack ecosystem, ...