ProCircular Information Security Experts Corner

Securing Your Home Office

Posted by Brandon Potter on Jun 25, 2020 10:53:54 AM

Working from home is becoming the “new normal” for many people affected by the global pandemic. As we get more comfortable meeting via video chat and tuning out the sound of the dishwasher, it is important to stay aware of the risks that threaten the privacy and security of yourself and your organization. Misconfigurations on your machine or perimeter network could leave your data exposed to dangerous cybersecurity threats. In an ideal scenario, your company would provide you with a managed device, pre-configured with security software and controls, but that can be prohibitively costly or significantly increase administrative overhead.

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Data Classification

Posted by Brandon Blankenship on Jun 15, 2020 2:07:40 PM

One of the more difficult and time-consuming projects in info-sec is data classification.   It’s especially difficult if you’re on a budget - which every company is.   When an organization is fairly new to the security and risk driven mindset and must prioritize their efforts to achieve the most bang for their buck; Data Classification is often near the bottom of the list.

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Making the Mountain

Posted by Jonathan Peters on May 27, 2020 12:54:51 PM

A guide to creating challenging, educational, and enjoyable vulnerable virtual machines.

Picture this, you've just completed another machine on TryHackMe, Vulnhub, or HackTheBox and you're left thinking to yourself "well I'd quite like to build one of those for myself" but then you realize that you don't have any idea of where to start. Fear no more! In the following post, we'll break down the core ideas behind creating an excellent box.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Risk Rolling: Don’t Let Your Business Roll the Dice with Risk

Posted by Zach Zaffis on May 8, 2020 3:27:04 PM

New to the world of cybersecurity and wondering where to even begin? Ever wonder what it takes to become a professional hacker? Varying levels of IT knowledge and understanding? Everybody must start somewhere, and here is your chance! Reimagine your career as an Information Security Specialist and stop wasting your time with "what ifs." Allow yourself to grow and shine in a field that you are passionate about. Outreach your potential with this fantastic new course!

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Information Security, risk

#Zoombombing, Nazi's, Kids, and Cybersecurity 2020

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Apr 23, 2020 12:20:55 PM

Zoom has been a big name in the headlines lately, mainly due to the world’s newfound dependence on, and perhaps obsession with, the platform. As global business is forced to move online, Zoom has become one of the most commonly chosen video conferencing platforms. It’s easy to use, simple to roll out, and the company has provided free and low-cost licenses to both public and private organizations.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, consumer security, hacking

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