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The CAT Is Out Of The Bag

The CAT Is Out of the Bag If you, like the readers of techexams.net, come to CyberVista for your CISSP CAT news, here’s the update you’ve been waiting for. (ISC)² has officially announced that on December 18, 2017, the CISSP exam will transition into a CAT.
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Nov 16, 2017

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How To Lose A CISO Job In 10 Months

How To Lose A CISO Job In 10 Months The average tenure of a CISO?  A little over two years. While it may seem like CEOs and their security leaders end up as the scapegoats of breaches and botched responses (ahem, Equifax), the reality is that CISOs have a job that’s hard to do well. Many CISOs are held [...]
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Nov 14, 2017

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Student Spotlight: Ron Brown, CISSP

Student Spotlight: Ron Brown, CISSP Welcome back to CyberVista’s Student Spotlight Series. In this series, we talk to newly-minted CISSPs who used the CyberVista system to earn their cert. This episode we talked with Ron Brown, Security Engineer at TriHealth Inc. The following interview has been edited for [...]
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Nov 9, 2017

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Connecting Security & Privacy

Connecting Security & Privacy There is a saying used frequently in information security, “You can’t have privacy without security, but you can have security without privacy.” The adage suggests that proper security plans are required to provide protection to private data. Despite the growing ubiquity of this [...]
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Nov 7, 2017

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The CyberVista Student Experience

The CyberVista Student Experience Apparently, people say that studying for a certification exam is daunting and dull. A chore. And rumor has it that exam content will never be relevant to a cybersecurity career. We’re here to tell you that those who believe that are wrong – beyond wrong – and obviously haven’t [...]
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Nov 2, 2017

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Critical Infrastructure Targeted

Critical Infrastructure Targeted It would be must-see TV if it wasn’t happening in real-life ­– or if your TV could even be turned on. It’s a hack of the U.S. power grid. Intruders have gained hands-on control of critical infrastructure electrical operations along the East Coast and have induced a blackout from [...]
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Oct 31, 2017

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Wi-Fi Security Protocol WPA2 Suffers Its First Loss

Wi-Fi Security Protocol WPA2 Suffers Its First Loss After a 13-year reign as the optimal method to secure communications over a Wi-Fi connection, the encryption scheme WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II) was cracked last week. Security researchers discovered a vulnerability that can be exploited using KRACK or Key [...]
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Oct 26, 2017

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The Future of Enterprise IoT

The Future of Enterprise IoT IoT Gaining Steam The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain tremendous momentum. That’s because IoT devices make life and business easier. IoT physical devices and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these [...]
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Oct 24, 2017

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Instructor Spotlight: Troy McMillan

Instructor Spotlight - Troy McMillan Welcome to the first post in CyberVista’s new Instructor Spotlight Series. In this series, we share interviews of our certified instructors who teach our courses to current and aspiring cybersecurity practitioners. In this episode, we connect with Troy McMillan, Content [...]
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Oct 19, 2017

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CISSP: The Switch to CAT

CISSP: The Switch to CAT I don’t have any cats. In fact, I’m allergic. But I do have a lot of experience with CATs. And this type of CAT is much more friendly to my immune system: Computer Adaptive Test. (ISC)² is converting CISSP into CAT according to a recent presentation of the organization's CEO, David [...]
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Oct 17, 2017

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