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Exam Profile: Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Jul 13, 2011
This article gives an overview of the CISM exam, covers “pain points," and offers practical tips on preparation you can use today to pass this difficult exam.
Comparing CISA and CISM in the Real World
Jun 1, 2011
CISA and CISM target different professionals and offer different promises for people on different career paths. This article clarifies the differences between the two certifications and why you would choose one over the other.
Exploring Common Web Server Attacks
Jun 1, 2011
This article describes provides some basics on attacks including denial of service (DoS), distributed DoS (DDoS) attacks, SYN flood, ping flood, port scan, sniffing attacks, and social engineering attacks.
Understanding The Security Triad (Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability)
May 27, 2011
This article provides an overview of common means to protect against loss of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The Explosion of Cybercrime
May 23, 2011
This article provides an overview of various types of cyber crime, including cyber extortion, botnets, morphing malware, and online fraud.
Choosing the Right Security Certifications for You
Feb 16, 2011
Ed Tittel compares some of the most popular security certifications.