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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

May 31

CISM FAQ

May 31st, 2011 by

Abstract science, circle global network connection in handThe Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) is a prestigious credential. It proves that its holder is well aware of the international best practices used for designing, building and managing Information Security programs. If you are interested in becoming a CISM, here are some answers to common questions that IT professionals usually ask before applying for the CISM Certificate:[...] Read More

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Apr 26

What Every CISSP Candidate Should Know About the Certification Exam

April 26th, 2011 by

internet lockInformation Security has become one of the most important fields in IT. However, because Information Security is a very delicate process, you need to establish your proficiency in this field. One of the certificates that can help you with that is the CISSP qualification. In order to earn your CISSP Certificate, you need to first successfully pass the certification exam.[...] Read More

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Feb 24

What is the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification?

February 24th, 2011 by
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Governed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, or the (ISC) 2, the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an independent security certification. The CISSP Certificate is recognized and accepted around the world as a mark of excellence for Information Security professionals.  As of July 2010, there were over 67,700 CISSPs worldwide.[...] Read More

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Nov 9

Joy of the Week:Are You Still Paying A Handful of Dollars for Your Books?

November 9th, 2010 by

Pen on the big book webWhile driving home from my Security Awareness class, a banner outside a nearby thrift store grabbed my attention. The store offered paperback books for only $0.25 and hardcover books for $1.[...] Read More

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Sep 24

Common Security Threats You Should Know of

September 24th, 2010 by

Certified Ethical Hacker TrainingMany organizations have embraced the idea of a paperless environment; thus, you will see computers anywhere and everywhere. Although using computers is quite easy, protecting them from security threats isn’t.[...] Read More

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Sep 8

AGIT’s Security Courses: Educating Computer Users and IT Security Pros

September 8th, 2010 by

Online Internet SecurityWhether you’re an end user or a security professional, Ashford Global IT (AGIT) offers you the chance to learn different aspects of IT security.[...] Read More

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Aug 31

Aspire to Become a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

August 31st, 2010 by

3d man online call centerIf a career in Information Security interests you, add the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential to your list of necessities. The CISSP Certification was designed for those who aspire to develop and manage IS policies, standards, and procedures. It is one of the most prestigious credentials that can give you leverage in the job market. The CISSP Certificate is the first Information Security credential that was accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Plus, it is an internationally acclaimed standard of achievement; so, regardless of where you go, you will always be in demand.[...] Read More

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May 19

CISA: The Future of Information Security

May 19th, 2010 by

Lock and glass globeSince 1978, CISA has been the golden standard for Information Systems auditors worldwide. It boasts an impressive array of individuals as members. The list of CISA qualified people includes CEOs, CFOs, as well as some of the most well respected security managers and consultants.[...] Read More

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May 12

Certified Information Security Manager: Why Now?

May 12th, 2010 by

Cyber Security ConceptInformation has become the weapon of choice for many, be they huge organizations, military establishments, or small hospitals in your area. Information is valuable to many people; hence the need to keep it secure! The field of information security is developing rapidly with new milestones being achieved often. So, how would you know if you are up-to-date with all the latest developments? The answer is simple: get qualified! Experience isn’t enough these days. Employers want something verifiable that shows that you have the real talent and expertise in this field. The only way is to get certified by a reputable organization. The Information Security Audit and Control Association (ISACA) is one such association.  It offers the Certified Information Security Manager Certification. Not only is the Certified Information Security Manager Certification a well-respected certification, but it’s becoming increasingly popular all over the world. Called CISM for short, this certification is a must for any ambitious security professional. ISACA, a very well-respected accreditation organization, is the body in charge of the CISM Certification.  The CISM Certification has become important to gain positions at many large companies and governmental agencies.[...] Read More

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