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A Guide to the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) qualification

There are now a vast number of courses and qualifications available for IT and cyber security professionals. Some are achievable over only a few days, whilst some may take years to complete. In terms of Information Security, there are a great deal of courses and qualifications out there, but one of the best-known and highly […]

How to set up a Home Testing Network / Lab

Today’s constantly changing cyber security landscape means that keeping your network secure is more essential than ever. A key part of this is penetration testing. You might think that this is a specialist area that needs to be left to the experts, but in fact, you can set up your own network penetration testing lab […]

What is Cyber Security Challenge UK And Should You Take It?

Are you interested in cyber security but don’t know how to turn it into a career? If so, it’s worth investigating Cyber Security Challenge UK and it doesn’t matter how old you are or what qualifications you have (or don’t have). In this article we take a look at everything you need to know. What […]

Free Learning Resources for the Cyber Security Beginner

As we become more and more dependent on digital ecosystems, cyberattacks grow more sophisticated and frequent year after year; targeting both businesses and individuals with often alarming consequences and resulting costs. Stronger cybersecurity measures are needed to defend against these, with the stakes getting higher as technology becomes more advanced and our reliance on it […]

Study Tips To Help You Pass Your Cyber Security Certifications

People with cyber security skills are in demand nowadays. According to the Cyber Security Skills and the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure report, despite the UK having the most vibrant digital economies in the world, it’s lacking the cyber security skills base to match. It goes without saying that getting a cyber security certification will be […]

What is the UK’s Cyber Security Challenge And Should You Take It?

The demand for cyber security skills is reaching a crisis point in the country. Considering that UK business leaders see cyber attacks as the “most dangerous” risk for businesses in 2018, there has never been a greater need for more people to develop their skills in cyber security than now.   One of the public […]

5 Free Learning Resources For the Cyber Security Beginner

Starting a career in cyber security can lead to personal financial security. Experis, in fact, reported a four percent year-on-year salary increase coming into 2018, with other analysts reporting a seven percent salary increase for cyber security specialists in 2018 – the biggest for IT professionals in Europe. If you’re looking to become a cyber […]

A Guide to HP, Cisco and Microsoft Cyber Security Courses

There are a ton of course out there offered by independent groups like CISMP, CISP and the EC Council, but there are also some incredibly well respected courses offered by some of the leading tech companies. In this guide I want to look at some of those courses, specifically those offered by HP, Cisco and […]

Cyber Security University Courses UK

Statistics from the Office for National Statistics show that business cyber crime in the country is up by 63% in 2017. However, the shortage in cyber professionals continues to grow worldwide, leaving plenty of UK businesses vulnerable to attacks. With high demand and low supply, more and more companies are willing to invest in cyber […]

What does an Ethical Hacker do?

There is a stigma attached to the word ‘hacking’ and for very good reason. Hacking is associated with the malicious and unauthorised intrusion into a computer or network from an outside party or system with the express aim of stealing, sabotaging, damaging, compromising systems, software or data. As individuals who can undertake such an operation, […]