Cloud computing is an information technology paradigm that offers an innovative business model for enterprises to adopt IT services without prior investment. Although cloud computing has various advantages, enterprises hesitate to accept it because of the security challenges and issues associated with it. Security issues are major stumbling blocks to the progress of cloud computing. […]
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[This post was last updated on April 12th 2019] In 2017 CompTIA announced that they would release a new intermediate-level credential for cyber security professionals. No one knew that within a year the CySA+ would be adopted to the DoD 8570.01M mandate or that it would go through an acronym change. So why did the […]
Today, cybersecurity threats are emerging with increasing frequency. In addition to network intrusions, various other types of attacks, such as advanced persistent threats, are being launched by malicious parties every day. Software threats and vulnerabilities have grave security implications for individuals as well as organizations. When developing a software application, software developers inadvertently leave loopholes […]
When CompTIA’s Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification was released in February 2017, many who follow the Department of Defense Directive 8570.01M had the same question. “Will the CySA+ certification become an 8570 cert?” With the October 8570.01M update CySA+ is now an official baseline certification for the IA Workforce Improvement Program (DoD 8570). While this post […]
In August 2015, the Department of Defense signed into effect DoD 8140 Cyberspace Workforce Management Policy. This directive immediately replaced the DoD 8570 directive, or did it? DoD 8140: The Breakdown DoD 8140 has been in effect for the better part of two years. However, the Department of Defense has yet to create a manual […]