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Ethical Hacker Vs. Penetration Tester

Comparing Ethical Hackers to Penetration Testers

Ethical hackers and penetration testers both work in corporate settings, where they apply their knowledge of computing networks and systems security to prevent security breaches. Penetration testers may work as part of an IT team as they oversee all sides of network security. Ethical hackers use their hacking smarts to prevent the not-so-ethical hackers from attacking the system. Other similarities and differences are discussed below.

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Building A Resilient Workforce to Protect Your Infrastructure

Building a workforce to protect your infrastructure

Project Managers – What You Need to Know About Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity in Project Management is a necessity in today’s environment for generating plausible results. It could be building a new CRM system or moving your existing infrastructure to the cloud. Undertaking a project without knowledge of cybersecurity can have disastrous repercussions. It leaves the organization open to exploitation by malicious actors. Despite organized project management methodologies like Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Kanban cybersecurity has a critical role in project management. Hence, project managers need to be very vigilant about the various security threats and trends. Let’s take a quick look at the cybersecurity essentials that every PM needs to know.

Mission: DEVSECOPS

DevSecOps is a set of software development practices on a mission that combines software development (Dev), security (Sec), and information technology operations (Ops) to secure the outcome and shorten the development lifecycle. The DevSecOps Mission is to develop a Continuous Monitoring (CM) approach for all Department of Defense (DoD) mission partners that monitors and provides compliance enforcement of containerized applications which cover all the DevSecOps pillars (Develop, Build, Test, Release & Deploy, and Runtime) for a secure posture with the focus being on automation and integration going forward. Here's how this breaks down.

Why is FIPS 140-2 Important?

Federal agencies purchasing cryptographic-based security systems must confirm an associated FIPS 140-2 certificate exists. This procurement “check-box” item is a deal-breaker. Vendor claims of “designed for FIPS” or “FIPS ready” are not sufficient to pass this hurdle. There is an advantage in selecting a product with a FIPS 140-2 certificate over a solution that has not undergone the rigorous approval process.

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