Once upon a time we lived in a world in which wars were fought by brave soldiers who faced each other in furious combat in a way that today we would find it hard to recognize as valid. In the last decade, the way in which the states approach […]
In connection with the upcoming USA presidential elections in 2012, I would like to discuss holding the election via the Internet and the risks associated with it. This is not a technical text; it does not show a technician carrying out attacks on individual choices. It is an article […]
In the past few years, advancements in technology have grown hand in hand with a substantial increase in hacking and cyber espionage. The whole world is deeply interconnected through the medium of the Internet, and one vulnerable machine can be the gateway to a series of undesirable events. The […]
Gathering data on a target is extremely important if we plan to execute an attack in a more efficient manner. A typical attack scenario starts with a long reconnaissance process. In this case “reconnaissance” refers to the gathering of information in any and all possible manners regarding a particular […]
Note: the following suggestions are at your own risk! This article assumes some level of understanding of what changes are being suggested.
WordPress is the most popular CMS used for many commercial websites as well as hobbyist sites. The popularity of WordPress also brings the software to the front as […]
The last time I checked, the majority of networking and security professionals were still human.
We all know that the problem with humans is that they sometimes exhibit certain behaviors that can lead to trouble – if that wasn’t the case we’d probably all be out of a job! One […]
If you’re reading this article than I’m reasonably sure that you have heard of a virus, otherwise refered to as a Trojan horse or worm, which can infect your system. Once infected, your system may possibly infect others as well, e.g., when you connect your infected system to a […]
CISM Domain 1 – Information Security Governance (ISG)
ISG accounts for 23 percent of the CISM exam or about 46 questions. In 2010, ISACA reorganized the CISM Review Manual and separated each chapter into two major sections. Section 1 of each chapter contains the definitions and objectives with the corresponding […]