Ronald Alpizar Hernandez

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10 important life lessons we are often taught too late

Life is a continuous learning experience. Throughout our lives we keep rising and falling, picking up important lessons along the way. Some of these …

Motivation

Encrypted Traffic Analytics: Detecting Malware without Decryption

Organizations have long relied on encryption for privacy and security. However, attackers are now using encrypted traffic to hide malware and evade detection.<p>Join us to learn how Cisco is changing the equation with Encrypted Traffic Analytics. It combines advanced machine-learning from Stealthwatch …

10 Open Source Security Tools You Should Know

Open source tools can be the basis for solid security and intense learning. Here are 10 you should know about for your IT security toolkit.

Information Security

Google Automatically Rejects Most Resumes for Common Mistakes You've Probably Made Too

Former HR chief Laszlo Bock says Google gets 50,000 resumes a week. This is how it eliminates many of them.<p>Want to get hired at Google (or any other desirable employer)? Chances are, you won't, because your resume is getting in your way. Not because you didn't phrase things just right, or you …

Developing and Testing an Effective Incident Response Program

Sara Peters<p>Senior Editor<p>Dark Reading<p>Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior …

7 Ways to Protect Against Cryptomining Attacks

Enterprise Vulnerabilities <br>From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database<p>Huawei smartphones with software Victoria-AL00 8.0.0.336a(C00) have an …

Information Security

We need to go deeper: Meltdown and Spectre flaws will force security further down the stack

Turns out performance at all costs has been rather costlyAround 2003, a computer security portent that had been cheerlessly simmering away for years …

Information Security

Why cybersecurity pros should pay attention to recent warnings about Russian attacks

The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team recently issued warnings about attacks on businesses in energy, aviation, and other sectors. Here's why …

Why social media companies won’t kill off bots

Bots, bots, everywhere, but nothing good to click.<p>As the social media networks of the world engage in a performative struggle to become good for …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

How To: Scan Websites for Potential Vulnerabilities Using Vega in Kali Linux

Withstanding an attack from a motivated hacker is one of most important responsibilities a system administrator must undertake. This is especially …

Information Security

Why Endpoint Management Is Critical to Security Strategy

Endpoint management is typically the responsibility of the IT operations or infrastructure teams, not the security team. So why should security care …

New click-to-hack tool: One script to exploit them all and in the darkness TCP bind them

Auto-pwn code glues device search engine Shodan to Metasploit weapons cachePython code has emerged that automatically searches for vulnerable devices …

Information Security

Cisco Reveals the Economics of Crypto-Currency Mining Attacks

A detailed report from the Cisco Talos research team provides insights into the methods used by attackers to generate profits with unauthorized …

Information Security

SonicWall to Extend Powerful Firewalls to Virtual Environments, Roll Out Next-Generation Endpoint Protection Across Hybrid Infrastructures

SonicWall announces a range of public beta trials that demonstrate enhanced security capabilities of the company's automated real-time breach …

Multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in ManageEngine Products Disclosed by Digital Defense, Inc.

<b>San Antonio, TX – January 31, 2018</b> – Digital Defense, Inc., a leading security technology and services provider, today announced that its …

Meltdown-Spectre: Malware is already being tested by attackers

Malware makers are experimenting with malware that exploits the Spectre and Meltdown CPU bugs.<p>German antivirus testing firm AV-Test has identified …

6 important security takeaways from applying Spectre and Meltdown patches

After the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities were discovered earlier this month, the race to guard against them was on. Here's what one systems …

Threat or menace? “Autosploit” tool sparks fears of empowered “script kiddies”

400 lines of Python code + Shodan + Metasploit equals a whole heap of hand-wringing.<p>The tools used by security researchers, penetration testers, and …

The 4 Most Important Lessons Every New Lifter Should Learn

Weight training can be intimidating when you first start. Here are four key concepts that'll get you off on the right foot.<p>If you're new to weight …

9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

Thought Leadership

9 ideas for making more money on the side in 2017

While there proven ways to make extra cash on the side, even if you have a full-time job, if those haven't worked-out for you in years past, then consider these 10 new ideas for earning some additional money on the side.<p>1. Join the sharing economy<p>"The sharing economy is growing at an exponential …

Sharing Economy

The Do's And Don'ts Of Low And High-Intensity Cardio

Ignore the noise, hubbub, and pushy programming pundits; There are really only two kinds of cardio, and they both have a place in your …

Exercise

The 7 Manscaping Tricks You Need for Safely Shaving Your Balls

Make shaving as painless as possible.<p>Being the highly-prepared expert adventurer you are, you wouldn’t just whack your way through a forest’s uncharted territory without devising a sound strategy first. The same should apply to clearing the treacherous path to your private parts. That thick thatch …

Offline over the Weekend? Read All the Tech News You Missed Right Here

Being the fun, popular, easy-going socialite that you are means that you probably didn’t spend the weekend with your eyes glued to a screen in order to keep up-to-date on the best in tech news and features. But fear not, we’ve got you covered.<p>All <i>you</i> need to do is set your phone to silent, put your …