2019 Another year is coming to a close and it seems to be the in thing to do a review. Twenty-nineteen has been a renewal for me. Branding In January I rebranded my personal brand and started blogging again under the PackIT Forwarding banner. Since then I have written dozens of articles and used the […]
Compare and contrast common vulnerabilities found in the following targets within an organization. CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) Certification Exam Objectives Version 3.0 Servers There are many kinds of servers (server applications) in Enterprise networks. The most common vulnerabilities are for web servers and database servers. Web servers may have vulnerabilities in the actual service or […]
One of the first things both attackers and defenders do is to reconnoiter the network that they are attacking or defending. “Time spent on reconnaissance is seldom wasted.” – Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley. This is true in cybersecurity just like war. We must know what we’re defending if we have any hope of defending it.
Security has always been an important component in being a Network Engineer. Today’s Internet of Things (IoT) and the growing number of cyber attacks has made it even more crucial. Because of this, I’ve decided to go back into the Security realm of certification coursework and exams. It has been over a decade since I […]
Happy New Year! Welcome to my new bit of territory on the Internet. For those who found it via my old blog, welcome back. For the new readers, welcome and I hope you find something useful. Pack IT Forwarding will be a place where I can share my experiences in the IT world. My hope […]