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CISO Dr Ozkaya

6 Facts you need to know about CISO’s – Free Guide

What is a CISO ? A CISO, or Chief Information Security Officer, is primarily responsible for an organization’s cyber security initiatives. CISOs are technologists, who can participate in high-level initiatives as business strategists. CISO's ensure that IT systems comply with security and regulatory requirements. In summary a C(I)SO is the top Cyber executive of an organization. The Role CISO requires [...]

Data Breaches

The history of data breaches – 1984 till today

The history of data breaches Attacks on computers, as we see today, may have evolved in terms of the techniques and sophistication of the attack itself, but one thing that has not changed is the reason for the breaches—data. Data has always been the center of attraction for all the hackers, both past and present. 1984 – The TRW data breach Looking [...]

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ISACA – Free Webinar July 31

ISACA Trivandrum Chapter - Free Webinar Topic: Importance of building a Cybersecurity strategy - Dr.Erdal Ozkaya No matter how small or large an organisation is, having a cybersecurity strategy is more crucial than ever. The key reasons include the increasing number and severity of cyber-attacks, expanding importance and value of data, regulatory requirements on data governance, increasing remote working and BYOD, [...]

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The Importance of Cybersecurity

Importance of Cybersecurity – Part 1

Importance of Cybersecurity In this fast-paced industry, digitization and staying connected are playing a vital role. This is further coupled with the proliferation of cloud-based and mobile technologies. "Why focus on security?" is a question that has moved from mere security team discussions to board room discussions, and it doesn't stop there either. This, now, is the talk of the industry today. Everyone [...]

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Best Cybersecurity Books from read it twice -2021

Best Cybersecurity Books ,worth reading twice. Read This Twice is a popular web site which shares book recommendations . They spend countless hours on the internet looking for authentic book recommendations from people they look up to. They promise to recommend only good books, which is verified and includes a quote and/or a link to the source; and I am [...]

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What is Social Engineering

What is Social Engineering ? ( free guide to SE 101 )

What is Social Engineering Social Engineering is, involving clever manipulation of the natural human tendencies of trust to obtain information to help facilitate fraud, network intrusion, industrial espionage, and identity theft or network/system disruption. I do like also the definition from Bruce Schneier: “Amateurs Hack Systems, Professional hack People” To gain the trust of the people Social Engineers trick their victims [...]

Kaseya VSA Breach

Kaseya VSA Breach Consequences of Security Failures

Kaseya VSA Breach Consequences of Security Failures The world has witnessed another large-scale cyber-attack. On July 2, 2021, Kaseya, an IT Systems Management software firm, disclosed a security incident impacting their on-premises version of Kaseya’s Virtual System Administrator (VSA) software. The result was up to 1500 companies being held hostage to a significant ransom demand. Incidents such as these are becoming more commonplace. We are [...]

Mercedes Benz AMG Data Breach

Mercedes Benz AMG Data Breach 2021

 Mercedes Benz AMG Data Breach I regret to inform all of you that I just received an email from Mercedes Benz AMG stating my data which is hold by them has been hacked :( I am one of the 1000 AMG victims and again on of the 1.6 million victims which is hit in the Mercedes-Benz data breach , here [...]

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Cyber Camp Baku

Cyber Camp Baku Today Cybersecurity is a top career  not just for adults but also for today's teens to consider. Often its very hard  to find information about what cyber professionals actually do or how to become one especially for the teens. Because of this reason the Azerbaijan Government has created  Cyber Camps for Teens, to share foundational information about cyber [...]

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