• Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity: Costs and Benefits

    Two of the most influential factors, I feel, when implementing a cyber security system within a business are the costs and benefits. When determining what your costs are going to be, you should first determine your budget. Without knowing how much you can spend, you’re likely to run into spending issues. You also need to know what your risks are. How many assets do you have the need protecting? Are you planning on using WiFi? What assets require an internet connection to function? These are just a few questions that must be asked. Once they’ve been answered, you can determine what you need to purchase. Research should be done to…

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    My cybersecurity degree

    This summer I began my cybersecurity degree. I will use the skills I obtain through my schooling to join a expanding team of cybersecurity professionals that protect today’s digital society. This exciting new chapter in my life comes after spending twelve years in the military. The military taught me a lot of useful skills. The one that will benefit me the most in my pursuit of my degree is how to study. When I complete my degree, I plan to combine my military background with my newly learned cybersecurity skills to get a job in the cybersecurity field. I’ve been using computers since I was child and my first computer…

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    A quick search on me

    In today’s age, gaining information about someone is just a click away. In fifteen minutes, I was able to find out quite a bit about myself. My social media accounts are a given, but I was also able to find possible home addresses, possible phone numbers, and current and past jobs. I’ve done this in the past, and have used what I found to attempt to remove parts of my publicly accessible digital footprint. Unfortunately, some information that is available is just out of my control. I feel it’s important for everyone in today’s society to understand the idea of a digital footprint. Social media allows us to share whatever…