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Cybersecurity 101

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Backdoor

A backdoor in cybersecurity is an undocumented way of gaining access to a computer system or network, bypassing an organization's existing security solutions and defenses.

2023-07-05T15:07:07+01:00July 5th, 2023|

Baiting

Baiting is a social engineering attack where a scammer uses a false promise or reward to lure victims into a trap which may steal personal or financial information by infecting their systems with malware.

2023-07-06T08:13:28+01:00July 6th, 2023|

Baselining

Baselining is the process of creating a baseline of what constitutes as normal behaviour and utilization in a network so that significant deviations can be detected and investigated.

2023-07-05T15:08:05+01:00July 5th, 2023|

Blue Team

A Blue Team is a group of cybersecurity professionals responsible for maintaining an organization's internal network defenses against all cyberattacks and threats. The blue team is usually referred to during blue/red team simulations which play an important role in an organization's defense against an ever changing cyberthreat landscape. Incident response consultants are usually part [...]

2023-03-07T16:21:16+00:00March 7th, 2023|

Botnet

A Botnet consists of many bots (short for robots) that contain code to execute repetitive tasks with high frequency.

2024-05-02T12:56:27+01:00July 19th, 2022|

Bruggling

Bruggling is a term derived from the word smuggling and browser that describes a technique for data exfiltration using browser bookmark synchronization. 

2022-09-23T21:49:30+01:00August 2nd, 2022|

Brute Force Attack

A brute force attack is a hacking method that uses trial and error to decode login information, passwords and encryption keys to gain unauthorized access to systems, networks and information.

2022-09-23T21:47:41+01:00September 20th, 2022|

Business Continuity Plan (BCP)

A business continuity plan (BCP) is a detailed strategy and set of systems and procedures to restore critical business and continue operating during an unplanned event or significant disruption to operations. A good BDP recognizes potential threats to an organizations and analyzes the impacts it could have on day to day operations. [...]

2023-03-07T16:26:58+00:00March 7th, 2023|

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