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May 28, 2010  6:49 PM

Friday fun – The Geek Alphabet



Posted by: Troy Tate
education, fun, geek

Okay, I know school is getting out for most students across the US about this time of year, but learning never stops. How about turning your children or students onto the Geek Alphabet? This is where A is...

May 21, 2010  5:15 PM

SC Vision – web videos for infosec professionals



Posted by: Troy Tate
education, information security education, infosec, PKI, Security, security administration, security awareness, webinar

SC Magazine has announced the SC Vision TV website. Currently there is a collection of about 7 videos of interest to IT professionals on such topics as Driving More Informed...


May 21, 2010  2:08 PM

Federal Cybersecurity Game-Change R&D program announced



Posted by: Troy Tate
cybersecurity, economics, education, government, information security, information security awareness, infosec

The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program has announced a cybersecurity game-change research and development program. On May 19, 2010, an event...


May 12, 2010  2:48 PM

Follow Twitter “How to become a hacker in 15 minutes”



Posted by: Troy Tate
certified ethical hacking, education, hacking, information security, information security education, infosec, infosec awareness, Security, technology, twitter

Well, it looks like it might be time for me to join the "twitterpated". Until now I did not see much value in this additional information source. With regards to Twitter, I tend to agree with


March 21, 2010  4:42 PM

Book Review: CISSP Video Mentor by Shon Harris



Posted by: Troy Tate
asymmetric encryption, CISSP, education, encryption, ip-sec, ipsec, OSI model, PKI, Shon Harris, technology training, training, video learning

Shon Harris is a well known author of information security training materials. She is the owner and president of Logical Security. I recently had the opportunity to go through her CISSP Video Mentor course presented by Pearson...


March 12, 2010  4:47 PM

Dept of Homeland Security announces National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign Challenge



Posted by: Troy Tate
crisis management, cybersecurity, Department of Homeland Security, dhs, education, information security, information security awareness, risk management, security awareness, training

Maybe you heard about the cybersecurity drill ran last month by the Department of Homeland Security. If not, check out this CNN news story. Then watch the very interesting videos of the drill itself. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/u4MDjcpPfvE" width="425" height="350"...


December 15, 2009  9:38 PM

Use NMap to quickly scan a large subnet for MAC or IP addresses – even firewalled systems!



Posted by: Troy Tate
ARP, arp scan, education, network scan, network tool, nmap, ping, tool, utility

One of my favorite tools to manage a population of network hosts is the excellent tool NMap. It can easily and quickly be used to scan a large subnet for live hosts. I recently scanned a /16 or 65,535 hosts subnet in about 30 minutes with NMap detecting...


December 3, 2009  7:02 PM

CERT ALERT:H1N1 Malware Campaign Circulating



Posted by: Troy Tate
alert, botnet, bulletin, CERT, cert alert, education, government, information security, information security awareness, malicious software, malware, us-cert, user education, warning

The US-CERT released an alert yesterday about a currently circulating malware threat with the H1N1 virus as the subject matter.

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November 19, 2009  6:15 PM

I didn’t learn information technology from TV crime dramas



Posted by: Troy Tate
chat, communication, covert channel, education, hacker, information technology, internet relay chat, irc, leetspeak, misinformation, technology education

I recently blogged about an online Nmap training video and referenced some movies that featured the Nmap application. It's not just movies that feature information...


November 19, 2009  3:21 PM

Online Nmap video training – scan your network



Posted by: Troy Tate
blackhat, education, free training, hacker, host identification, network analysis, network testing, nmap, online training, penetration testing, scanning, training, training resources, vulnerability scanning, whitehat

Nmap has been around a long time. It has become an indispensable tool for identifying systems, services and vulnerabilities on a network. It has also been featured in movies like The Matrix...


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