Patrick McSweeney

Patrick McSweeney began his career in print and then broadcast journalism before pivoting to become an award-winning public relations strategist. During the past 30 years, he has worked with clients ranging from technology companies to food retailers, restaurants, tourism destinations and from manufacturers to nonprofits, real estate development and government agencies.
Patrick McSweeney

How does encryption work? Examples and video walkthrough

Infosec Skills author Mike Meyers provides an easy-to-understand walkthrough of cryptography.

Python scripting: A tool you need to learn and use for cybersecurity

Because of its ease of use, interactivity and ability to automate tasks, Python is a powerful tool you need to know for cybersecurity applications.

Learn how to do application security right in your organization

Learn the right way to do security from the guy who literally wrote the book on the subject — best-selling author and cybersecurity expert Ted Harrington.

Fast-growing field of DevSecOps is opportunity for IT pros

DevSecOps is a cultural shift in the way software is brought to market. Learn how to bake security into software as it’s being developed.

Security a top priority for Java developers, says Infosec Skills author Larry Ricker

Java is the programming language that makes thousands of applications and websites work seamlessly. Learn how to secure it.

HTML5 security skills last a lifetime for developers and cybersecurity pros

HTML5 is the backbone of modern websites and web applications. Learning HTML5 security gives IT and cybersecurity pros a lifetime of valuable skills.

Everyone should know secure coding principles, says Chrys Thorsen

The increased use of apps, cloud computing and IoT means IT professionals need to know secure coding best practices to stay relevant.

Database security is everyone’s responsibility

Understanding database security threats and vulnerabilities is a valuable skill for all cybersecurity professionals to learn.