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Monthly Archives - May 2019

Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide

It’s not a secret that there is a huge talent gap in the cybersecurity industry. Everyone is talking about it including the prestigious Forbes Magazine, Tech Republic, CSO Online, DarkReading, and SC Magazine, among many others. Additionally, Fortune CEO’s like Satya Nadella, McAfee’s CEO Chris Young, Cisco’s CIO Colin Seward along with organizations like ISSA, research firms like Gartner [...]


How Hackers Get your Password?

It’s not a secret anymore, Hackers know our passwords.  551,509,767 real-world passwords previously exposed in data breaches. Are you one of those victims? Has your email been compromised or found in a data breach so far? How do hackers get your passwords? In this article, I am going to write the common methods which hackers use to steal your [...]


Singapore Cybersecurity Meetup

If you are in Singapore and you want to join our Cybersecurity community meet up, join us at JW Marriott Hotel, Business Center at 7 PM, we will have some Pizza's as well as some soft drinks as well as great content to cover. This is a Community Event, so Its FREE for everyone who wants to join. Dr Erdal [...]


Text Book at the University of Wollongong

Did you know that our award winning / best seller book is also used as main text book in many universities ? I am proud to announce this time that our book is also used in University of Wollongong as well. Colorado State University (CSU) (you can check the blog post here ) Marshall University (you can check the blog [...]


Text Book at Marshall University

I can not describe how proud I feel when I receive good news like this ones. After I have announced that our book which we wrote with Yuri, Cybersecurity Attack and Defense Strategies (you can check the blog post here) is used as a textbook at Colorado State University (CSU) some of my Social Media followers reached [...]


Text Book at Colorado State University

ENGR 569 - Cybersecurity Awareness for Systems Engineers I am extremely proud to announce that, I just find out that one more of my books is used as a textbook at Colorado State University. Cybersecurity Attack and Defense Strategies, which we wrote with Yuri was awarded many times by Book Authority, but this news is even more valuable to me [...]


The NEW Security baseline for Windows

While I was still a Full-Time Employee at Microsoft I was fully aware of this “new baseline” recommendations, but I was waiting for the final announcement which came yesterday from my good friend Aaron Margosis, Here is the new security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 and Windows Server (version 1903) Please note that the new Windows Server has been [...]


Speaking at Cyber Security Symposium Africa 2019

I am proud to announce, that I will be speaking this year in Africa's most comprehensive Cyber Security Symposium again. Dr. Erdal Ozkaya About the Conference Cybersecurity remains a global risk. Institutions are under constant pressure to ensure that their information and assets are protected and that the security measures they have in place can handle any potential cyberattacks. The Cyber Security Symposium [...]


Recommended web sites for IT Security Pros

As a Trusted Security Advisor at Microsoft, I used to receive if not hundreds, tens of emails nearly every day from people across the globe asking my help on how they become a Security Professional.Of course, this is not a one-night thing, or there is no secret recipe or a short cut, to be "The Security Guy". I am [...]


New Windows 10 Security Exploit Can Read All Your Files – What You Need To Know

A security researcher with a history of releasing zero-day exploits for the Windows operating system has struck again; this time just days after the latest Patch Tuesday security updates were rolled out. Which means that it’s unlikely there will be a fix for Windows 10 users until June 11 at the earliest. So what did SandboxEscaper just drop into [...]