Threat Modeling Simplified

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by Sari Greene I cringe each time I hear the oft repeated declarations that “every company will be compromised” and that “it isn’t a matter of if, but when”. These statements are the basis of the FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) driven cyber sales machine. What is closer to the truth is that Internet connected… Read more »

What Every Business Needs to Know About Cyber Security Now

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By Neil Ford Neil Ford writes about all aspects of information security for IT Governance Ltd, the international provider of best-practice information security solutions.    According to IBM/Ponemon Institute’s 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis, the average global cost of a data breach is now US$3.79 million. Although high-profile cybersecurity incidents affecting large… Read more »

The Value of CISSP Certification in Cybersecurity Leadership and How to Pass the Exam

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By Sari Greene Sari Greene is an information security practitioner and entrepreneur. She is the author of Security Program and Policies: Principles and Practices, 2nd Edition and The CISSP Complete Video Course. What keeps me up at night isn’t the threat actors or the cybercriminals, the newly identified exploit, or even the prospect of every… Read more »

Dig into National Cyber Security Awareness Month with these Safari Titles

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In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015, we have put together a list of some of the newest and most popular security titles available in Safari.     Abusing the Internet of Things by Nitesh Dhanjani The Internet of Things is growing everyday and the potential threats that can affect a future with millions of… Read more »

Three Questions for the authors of “The Architecture of Privacy”

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As we approach National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we kick off our Author Q&A series with Courtney Bowman, John K Grant and Ari Gesher, who along with Daniel Slate, authored The Architecture of Privacy, published this month by O’Reilly Media. In this practical guide, the authors describe how software teams can make privacy-protective features a core… Read more »

Safari Helps Developers at NASA with Program to Learn Secure Coding

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This has been a great year for astronomy buffs—from imaging Pluto to new Earth-like planets to a beautiful new look back at ourselves.  That’s why I’m so delighted to announce that NASA has selected Safari to provide custom training for their space and ground systems developers. The training, delivered through our Safari Tutorials platform, will help… Read more »

Safari Supports Cyber Security Awareness Month via DoD Service Member Access Programs

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October, 2014 marks the 11th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center. Safari is proud to provide access to information security learning resources for active and retired military personnel via the Family and… Read more »

Learn Networking with a DIY home firewall

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Ed. note: Even blogs get holidays off. Please enjoy this reprise post from October 31st, just before November’s Blog-a-thon kicked off. Happy Thanksgiving! Background Ever since I’ve had a home internet connection, I’ve used consumer grade routers, like linksys or netgear (using both their factory firmware as well as dd-wrt). A few years ago I… Read more »