Kurt Ellzey

Kurt Ellzey has worked in IT for the past 12 years, with a specialization in Information Security. During that time, he has covered a broad swath of IT tasks from system administration to application development and beyond. He has contributed to a book published in 2013 entitled "Security 3.0" which is currently available on Amazon and other retailers.
Kurt Ellzey

Security engineer certifications

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Cybersecurity analyst (SOC analyst) interview questions and answers

Here are some questions that SOC analysts may face during interviews, with explanations of why these issues are as important as they are.

How to use MITRE ATT&CK Navigator: A step-by-step guide

Learn how to use the MITRE ATT&CK Navigator and showcase this data in formats that can be useful in multiple scenarios.

Top 10 CRISC Interview Questions [updated 2021]

Pursuing a career with your CRISC certification? Prep for CRISC interviews with these 10 tips.

Homeland Security's Cyber Talent Management System (CTMS)

Find out all you need to know about the Department of Homeland Security's Cyber Talent Management System.

Building your FedRAMP certification and compliance team

How to build a FedRAMP certification and compliance team at your company.

Top 30 most exploited software vulnerabilities being used today

Learn more about the 30 exploits most often used in 2020 and 2021.

How to mitigate IoT attacks using manufacturer usage description (MUD)

IoT devices can effectively be black boxes on our network, capable of launching attacks against ourselves or others. The new NIST MUD standard can help lock them down.

7 screening questions for evaluating candidate fit for cybersecurity roles

These questions for cybersecurity role candidates can help you learn the most about a potential hire and their personality and ability.

How to include hobbies and events like home tinkering, family dinners and changing your locks in your cybersecurity resume

Don’t worry about filling out your resume. Instead, think about the hobbies that may enrich your set of skills and talents.

How to get started in cybersecurity: Career tips and advice for beginners

There are plenty of ways to get into the cybersecurity industry. These are some of the best tips for getting started and a foot in the door.

Securing voice communications

Whether you're using Skype, Zoom or a custom-built system, securing voice communications is an important component of security.