Security 101

How to avoid becoming a part of a DDoS attack?

Considering the magnitude of the recent DDoS attack on Dyn, that almost brought down the internet, all sysadmins must take action to prevent their devices from taking part in future attacks.

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Multi-factor Authentication: Resistance is futile

One of the most reliable ways to achieve secure logins is multi-factor authentication, but too many people are still avoiding it. And for no clear reason, since the new solutions on the market are making it simpler and easier to use.

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10 ways to prevent ransomware headaches [infographic]

One of the most effective ways to fight this cyber-menace is education, and that’s why we’ve prepared an infographic, with 10 of the most efficient ways for battling against ransomware in your organization.

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What makes a good password?

While using multi-factor authentication is the better way to go, when you just don’t have that option, creating, using, and enforcing good password practices can help so much with security.

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Security 101: You’ve been hacked. Now what?

What should you do once you determine that you have been hacked. Whether you’re in a corporate setting or a home user, this advice will help you make the right decisions.

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Security 101 – Presume breach

The “presume breach” mindset goes at security from an entirely different angle, which is what today’s Security 101 post is all about.

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The ten immutable laws of security administration revisited

Welcome back to our series for people looking to break into the Infosec field or just learn more about information security: The security 101 series.

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Security 101: Pass the hash

Pass the hash. It’s a new attack vector that is getting more attention these days, and you should be aware of it.

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Security 101 – The 10 immutable laws of security revisited

Culp’s Ten Laws have been updated, with version 2.0 as the current one, but the basic message is the same and it is core for any IT professional looking to get into Information Security

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Security 101 – The seven deadly sins

Let’s take a look at the seven deadly sins that far too many SysAdmins are guilty of. Why do we care? Because each of these can directly lead to a security incident

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