Cybersecurity has become a hot topic in recent years, thanks to the large number of vulnerabilities that have been found in major technologies and services, such as in the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud storage. With the North Korean attack on Sony and the ongoing attacks by groups like “Anonymous” against many different groups, it is evident that cybersecurity is a growing threat. Even the stock market is vulnerable to hacking, as evidenced by the trillion-dollar crash during the May 2010 “ flash crash “.

One of the biggest concerns in IT today is the lack of cybersecurity training…


As the world continues to become increasingly digital, critical infrastructure such as power, transportation, and telecommunications will become more dependent on computers and the internet. As the power grid continues to expand, more of our lives are taking place online, and therefore, critical systems are more at risk. Perhaps most importantly, there is the potential for extreme weather events that can impact the critical infrastructure system.

The summer of 2021 will be one for the record books. If you live in a large city, you know that power outages are becoming a serious problem in some areas. And it is…


Power grids are a huge target for hackers because they are so interconnected. When a power grid is attacked, it’s not just a matter of what’s happening in one small part of the grid-it’s a problem that can affect thousands of consumers or more in a very short time frame. The end-user systems impacted can include high-wattage devices such as dishwashers, HVACs, and even electric vehicles. For example, a significant number of electric vehicles can be manipulated to overload their power system through the Internet.

Power grids are critical infrastructure and have been attacked in some of the largest cyberattacks…


Cybersecurity has become a hot topic in recent years, thanks to the large number of vulnerabilities that have been found in major technologies and services, such as in the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud storage. With the North Korean attack on Sony and the ongoing attacks by groups like “Anonymous” against many different groups, it is evident that cybersecurity is a growing threat. Even the stock market is vulnerable to hacking, as evidenced by the trillion-dollar crash during the May 2010 “ flash crash “.

One of the biggest concerns in IT today is the lack of cybersecurity training…


Cybersecurity is now a common concern for companies of all sizes. Cyberattacks have become more frequent and more dangerous. According to an Insight-commissioned IDG survey, 78% of IT leaders lack confidence in their company’s security infrastructure. Remote work has created a new set of cybersecurity challenges. The result is that we expect to see more resources applied towards cybersecurity efforts, as high as a 91% increase for cybersecurity budgets in 2021.

A vast amount of information is available online about companies and their employees. Hackers can use that information to launch attacks against a company. In such attacks, the hackers…


As the world continues to become increasingly digital, critical infrastructure such as power, transportation, and telecommunications will become more dependent on computers and the internet. As the power grid continues to expand, more of our lives are taking place online, and therefore, critical systems are more at risk. Perhaps most importantly, there is the potential for extreme weather events that can impact the critical infrastructure system.

The summer of 2021 will be one for the record books. If you live in a large city, you know that power outages are becoming a serious problem in some areas. And it is…


In our world, everything is becoming more digital and connected. Our smartphones, tablets, laptops, cars, light bulbs and even thermostats are all connected to the internet. And while this technology is used for good, it can also be used for bad. A growing number of cyberattacks are targeting our digital lives and attacking vulnerable institutions, such as schools.

More students than ever before have been learning from home. At the beginning of the pandemic, It was estimated that 70% of the total school population globally had been affected. …


Cybersecurity, like any other technical discipline, is always evolving. Tools and tactics are constantly emerging, and new vulnerabilities are created every day. As such, cybersecurity is important for organizations, governments, and individuals to protect themselves from attacks exploiting technology vulnerabilities.

To ensure a cybersecurity defense strategy is effective, we must first establish the protocol’s strength. A strong cybersecurity protocol is the best defense against cyberattacks. To maximize one’s cybersecurity protocols, one should employ dedicated testing strategies to evaluate their quality and effectiveness. If you’ve ever wanted to test your cybersecurity protocols but don’t know where to start, you’re in luck.


The world of work is changing-we spend more time working remotely than ever before. Over a year ago, the word “remote” was not something that most people thought of when they thought of work. Employees were expected to physically be in the office, and if they were working from home, they were usually doing so once or twice a week.

Moving forward, many workers will continue to have the option to work from home, and companies are doing everything they can to allow employees to do so, as long as they are able to adhere to company policies. …


To put it simply, the mean time to detect (MTTD) is a measurement of how long it takes a security team to discover an incident. Reducing an MTTD as much as possible is a solution to improving an organization’s defences against the most insidious types of cyber attacks, such as sleeper threats.

A sleeper threat is a cyber attack that has not been detected, analyzed, or mitigated. They are hard to detect, difficult to defend against, and difficult to respond to once they start. They are good at hiding in plain sight, and they can be used to launch sophisticated…

Anas Chbib

Founder and Group CEO at AGT-Advanced German Technology | Delivering innovative leading cybersecurity solutions | Digital forensics

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