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Oct 23

9 Tips for Increasing Your Mobile Security

October 23rd, 2013 by

With mobile computing technology on the rise, the risks for IT security are increasing as you read this. After 16 years, you would think the nation’s IT security professionals would have mobile security contained, but it is far from true and an elephant to manage as we continue to migrate to web-based business platforms, cloud technology, and social networking—using mobile devices and tablets to do it![...] Read More

Oct 18

Benefits of IT Security Training

October 18th, 2013 by

As companies are becoming more and more dependent on computers, it is imperative that companies maintain excellent security mechanisms to counter attacks. What is more worrying is that threats are becoming increasingly complex, and malicious attackers are also becoming more sophisticated. This is why companies must also update their security systems periodically. However, even though the company may have excellent security systems in place, employees are usually not aware of information and computer security principles or how their carelessness can leave the company’s IT infrastructure vulnerable to attacks.[...] Read More

Oct 11

CISSP – All You Need to Know

October 11th, 2013 by

CISSP or Certified Information Systems Security Professional is an Information Security certification program administered and managed by the (ISC)² or the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium. This certification is an essential qualification for Information Security specialists and ensures that certified professionals are fully aware of important Information Security standards and techniques and can apply them in the real world.[...] Read More

Oct 7

IT Security—Then And Now

October 7th, 2013 by

As information technology (IT) infrastructures migrate to cloud-based technology on a revolutionary scale, it is no surprise that the latest trends for IT security involve the cloud, mobile computing, social networking, and data mining.[...] Read More

Sep 25

Get Global Recognition with CISSP Certification

September 25th, 2013 by

In today’s generation, information sharing has never been this easy. Anyone who is computer-literate and has access to computers, mobile devices and other gadgets can share all kinds of data with other users anywhere in the world. Companies employ new technologies that allow them to easily disseminate information to their employees, clients, and business partners. It is indeed amazing to see how technology continues to evolve and improve how businesses work and how individuals live their daily lives.[...] Read More

Jul 29

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

July 29th, 2013 by

Along with CISSP, CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) is another important certification for information and computer security professionals. The CISM certification is administered and awarded by ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association). This certification is meant for those who manage, design and oversee the Information Security processes and systems in organizations. While preparing for the CISM exam, candidates will learn international security compliance and implementation methods and Information Security management concepts. The CISM certification is also listed as an approved certification by the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program.[...] Read More

Jun 17

Certified Information Systems Security Professional: Next Level Certification for IT Security Professionals

June 17th, 2013 by

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional or CISSP certification is the next credential that Information Security professionals need to acquire after practicing their professions for five full years. Many authorities in the said field consider it the next step up for those who have built several years of experience in the field of IT security. Anyone who is in charge of procedures as well as policy development with regard to Information Security should work towards obtaining this certification.[...] Read More

Apr 1

IT Security Certification – A Prerequisite For Every Data-Driven Organization

April 1st, 2013 by

The security field has drastically changed over the past years and is expected to continue evolving due to various factors including the introduction of new viruses and hacking tools as well as new resources that allow criminals to sell secure data.  This results in a never-ending competition between the cyber criminals and the cyber security protectors.[...] Read More

Nov 27

An Overview of the Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) Course

November 27th, 2012 by

The Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) course is a popular IT security training course.  Every public and private organization needs to ensure the security of their computer and network systems in order to protect their valuable information from being stolen or misused by criminals or business rivals.[...] Read More

Aug 5

CISSP Training for Advanced Security Professionals

August 5th, 2012 by

Security concept: shield with keyhole on digital backgroundThe Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification at Ashford Global IT focuses on developing the knowledge of Information Security professionals that have at least five years of full-time employment experience in at least two or more of the ten Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) domains. However, one year of employment experience can be waived if the candidate has any of the following: a four year college degree, a Master’s degree, or one of many security certifications such as CISA, CISM, or CompTIA Security+. Upon completion of the CISSP course, the student will be able identify and stop any information security threat and will have a detailed understanding of all ten CBK domains.[...] Read More