Category: Online security

Category: Online security

Approaches to Penetration Testing
April 7, 2021 Cyber defense, cybersecurity, Elearning, Online security, Penetration testing, System security admin

The need to discuss testing is borne out of the desire to ensure the safe and secure use of the software. Almost everyone that has access to the internet uses some software or the other. The pandemic era has even made the use of computer software more prevalent than any other time since the origin

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Tool Selection for Penetration Testing
March 23, 2021 cybersecurity, Online security, System security admin

There are several types of tools for penetration testing. The number of available tools is so many that it will be practically impossible to learn all of them. Using the wrong set of tools can be a problem because the pen tester would have wasted so much time trying to gather the wrong information. As

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Selection of Tools for Penetration Testing
June 30, 2020 Elearning, Online security admin

There are several types of tools for penetration testing. The number of available tools is so many that it will be practically impossible to learn all of them. Using the wrong set of tools can be a problem because the pen tester would have wasted so much time trying to gather the wrong information. As

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Planning for Penetration Testing
June 23, 2020 Elearning, Online security admin

In the last episode, I described the need to test your systems to assess if it has any vulnerability, and then use the report to fix up and patch the crucial areas of importance. Penetration testing is also referred to as ethical hacking. Though both refer to the same concept, there is a difference between

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Penetration Testing as a Cybersecurity Survival Technique
June 5, 2020 Elearning, Online security admin

It does not matter how strong you made your security controls and policies, if you have tested to see if it can withstand the doom day attack, then you need to think again. You may need to find out if it meets your expectation or other industry standards. Penetration testing can be considered as an

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Security Challenges in Elearning Systems
May 20, 2020 Challenges of Elearning, Challenges of Remote Work, Online security admin

As eLearning is emerging as a good alternative for leaning in situations where learners and instructors cannot meet in a physical location, the need to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of eLearning systems are growing just as the demand for eLearning is growing. Elearning depends on the internet and its availability and suffers the same

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Challenges of Social Engineering
May 16, 2020 Challenges of Elearning, Challenges of Remote Work, Online security, Uncategorized admin

Social engineering has been described from many perspectives, but it is not a new concept. Social engineering refers to a deceptive activity that is used to trick a victim or a person into taking certain actions that may be beneficial to the attacker and detrimental to the victim. Social engineering has been used all the

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Online Security and Privacy for Elearners and Remote Workers
May 12, 2020 Challenges of Elearning, Challenges of Remote Work, Online security admin

Using the Internet can be very interesting, exciting, especially for new users. There are many exciting things to do online. The excitement of using the Internet can be marred by malicious hackers and other groups that want to collect personal information about online users. Though some organizations use some of the information they collect about

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