CISSP Cyber Training Podcast - CISSP Training Program

Shon Gerber, vCISO, CISSP, Cybersecurity Consultant and Entrepreneur

Join Shon Gerber on his weekly CISSP Cyber Training podcast, where his extensive 22-year background in cybersecurity shines through. With a rich history spanning corporate sectors, government roles, and academic positions, Shon imparts the essential insights and advice necessary to conquer the CISSP exam. His expertise is not just theoretical; as a CISSP credential holder since 2009, Shon translates his deep understanding into actionable training. Each episode is packed with invaluable security strategies and tips that you can implement right away, giving you an edge in the cybersecurity realm. Tune in and take the reins of your cybersecurity journey—let’s ride into excellence together! 🚀

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CCT 135: Navigating Software Development Security from Design to Deployment (Domain 8)
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CCT 135: Navigating Software Development Security from Design to Deployment (Domain 8)
Ready to conquer the CISSP exam with flying colors? This week, we've zeroed in on Domain 8 – the soul of software development security! I'm Sean Gerber, your cybersecurity compatriot, and I'm here to guide you through the labyrinth of securing software right from its architectural blueprint to its final lines of code. We kick things off with a bang, dissecting the crucial role of design and architecture in embedding security into your SDLC. It's not just about building software; it's about fortifying it from the foundations!As we navigate through this treasure trove of knowledge, we'll demystify the enigmatic world of application security testing. You'll learn to distinguish your SAST from your DAST, and why a meticulous code review can be your best defense against hidden vulnerabilities. Plus, we decode the wisdom of OWASP, ensuring you're armed with the latest strategies to safeguard your applications against cyber threats. And for those exhilarating runtime challenges? We shine a spotlight on vulnerability scanning – your dynamic sentinel in the ever-evolving battleground of cybersecurity. Join me for an episode that's not just informative, but a strategic playbook for your CISSP triumph!Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 134: CISSP Insights into Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
3d ago
CCT 134: CISSP Insights into Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Unlock the secrets of weaving impenetrable security into the fabric of software development, as we dissect the Software Development Life Cycle and its crucial role in cybersecurity. We're not just coding; we're crafting digital fortresses that stand resilient against the onslaught of cyber threats. From the strategic implementation of least privilege to the complexity of secure code repositories, this episode is your masterclass in transforming functional software into fortified security champions.Step into the dynamic battlefield of DevOps and security testing, where collaboration meets conflict and continuous integration is king. I share the ins and outs of various testing methodologies—each a critical piece in the puzzle of proactive defense. Discover how to navigate the treacherous waters of third-party components and API calls, ensuring your ship remains unsinkable amidst the ever-present threat of security breaches. Remember, it's not just about patching up vulnerabilities; it's about charting a course through the storm with airtight strategies.Finally, we tackle the repercussions of weak security controls, the dire consequences for businesses skirting the edge of compliance cliffs, overlooking data protection. GDPR, HIPAA, PCI—three acronyms that should send a shiver down the spine of any company not taking cybersecurity seriously. I stress the importance of embedding security into every line of code, every policy, and every practice. Tune in and arm yourself with the knowledge to shield your organization's reputation and fortify its digital presence.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 133: Practice CISSP Questions – Firewalls, NGFWs, Static Packet Filtering and More (D7.7.1)
1w ago
CCT 133: Practice CISSP Questions – Firewalls, NGFWs, Static Packet Filtering and More (D7.7.1)
Unlock the secrets of cutting-edge cybersecurity as we navigate the revolutionary impact of drone technology in the insurance industry and delve into the critical components of network security essential for CISSP certification. Sean Gerber here, and I'm eager to guide you through the complex landscape of firewalls, from the fundamentals to next-generation marvels. We'll dissect packet filtering and the indispensable roles these digital gatekeepers play in safeguarding our networks. Prepare to emerge with a fortified understanding of these pivotal cybersecurity tools.Embark on a journey through the latest advancements in firewall technologies, where we dissect the importance of Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and their arsenal against web-based threats. We peel back the layers of circuit-level gateways, proxy servers, and the integrated prowess of next-generation firewalls, armed with AI and deep packet inspection. This episode is designed to be your companion in mastering Network Security for the CISSP exam, complete with a treasure trove of resources at CISSP Cyber Training. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a newcomer to the field, this deep dive will equip you with the knowledge to stand at the forefront of the cybersecurity battlefield.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 132: Firewalls, NGFW, Static Packet Filtering, Application, Circuit Level, Proxy's, URL Filtering (D7.7.1)
Apr 15 2024
CCT 132: Firewalls, NGFW, Static Packet Filtering, Application, Circuit Level, Proxy's, URL Filtering (D7.7.1)
Dive into the digital trenches with me, Sean Gerber, and ward off cyber threats as we dissect the intricate design of firewalls. Cybersecurity isn't just tech jargon; it's a barricade guarding our financial fortresses from trillion-dollar breaches. In this comprehensive session, we don't just skim through firewall types and setups; we equip you for the frontlines of data protection and cybersecurity leadership. Whether you're a CISSP candidate or a seasoned pro looking to sharpen your skills, this episode promises insights that blend exam prep with real-world network defense strategies.Imagine safeguarding a hypothetical nuclear plant in Sri Lanka; it's a gargantuan task that parallels the complex compliance and architectural challenges we unpack here. Firewalls serve as the bulwark for critical infrastructure, and we delve into the art of balancing stringent government mandates with the innovative architecture of firewall systems. From log management to scaling secure network environments, we address the technicalities and managerial acumen needed to navigate these waters successfully. This episode is a treasure trove for anyone in the cybersecurity field, brimming with knowledge on how to align security tools with organizational needs and capabilities.As we wrap up, I lay out the roadmap for conquering the CISSP exam. It's not just about mastering the material; it's about embracing a strategic mindset to tackle the broad spectrum of concepts. With CISSPcybertraining.com in your arsenal, we prepare you to face your Achilles' heel head-on. Our conversation is more than a study session; it's a call to arms for cybersecurity warriors ready to rise through the ranks and shield their networks from the onslaught of cyber threats. Tune in, fortify your knowledge, and transform your understanding of cybersecurity with every minute of this episode.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 131: Practice CISSP Questions - Mastering Vulnerability Assessments and Network Scanning (D6.2.1)
Apr 11 2024
CCT 131: Practice CISSP Questions - Mastering Vulnerability Assessments and Network Scanning (D6.2.1)
Cybersecurity's battleground is evolving with AI and quantum computing at the forefront. Are you prepared for the oncoming digital storm? Join me, Shon Gerber, as we reinforce crucial skills for vulnerability assessments and network scanning, and delve into the promising yet perilous world where artificial intelligence meets digital defense. With insights gleaned from a recent Google survey, we discuss the bright future of AI in enhancing security protocols and its darker potential to empower hackers. Furthermore, I shed light on the NSA's forewarning of practical quantum computing's arrival, its implications for today's encryption, and the strategic importance of planning for a quantum future. This conversation will arm you with the foresight to ensure your networks are ready to weather tomorrow's challenges.Draw back the curtain on the arcane workings of network protocols and enhance your CISSP exam readiness with our comprehensive Cyber Training Overview. We begin by dissecting the intricacies of TCP network protocol identification and scanning techniques, illuminating the critical function of CVE identifiers, and unraveling the role of XML in automated vulnerability assessments. Then, transition to an examination blueprint with our CISSP Cyber Training, where we offer a wealth of resources - from podcasts to mobile-friendly audio materials - to streamline your study process. Whether you're in search of strategies to pass your certification or insights to fortify your organization's security posture, this episode provides the guidance and tactics you need to excel.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 130: Securing the Digital Frontier - Mastering Vulnerability Assessments and Network Scanning (D6.2.1)
Apr 8 2024
CCT 130: Securing the Digital Frontier - Mastering Vulnerability Assessments and Network Scanning (D6.2.1)
Join me, Shon Gerber, on a journey that cuts through the complex undergrowth of cybersecurity's vulnerability assessments. This week's episode is a treasure trove for CISSP exam candidates and professionals alike, as we unpack the intricate details of CVEs, CVSS scores, and the acronyms that are the bread and butter of our industry. Discover how the technical handshake of a TCP connection can reveal your system's soft spots and why a recent ransomware attack in Missouri is a stark reminder of our critical role in safeguarding municipalities. Strap in as we navigate the four crucial stages of vulnerability assessment. I lay out the roadmap from planning to remediation, highlighting the necessity of both automated and manual techniques to unearth security gaps. It's a game of cat and mouse where patches and updates are your best defenses, and I'll shed light on how an iterative approach to reassessing vulnerabilities keeps your security posture robust. We'll also tackle the CVSS and its role in painting a clear picture of vulnerability severity – knowledge that's invaluable when making those tough calls between business needs and risk management.Finally, for those gearing up for the CISSP exam, I've got your back. Hear how my own hurdles turned into a blueprint for success and how you can leverage my structured approach to not just pass, but excel. I'm dishing out the comprehensive resources and step-by-step guidance that you'll need in your arsenal to conquer the CISSP with confidence. So, tune in, absorb, and arm yourself with the strategies that will elevate your cybersecurity expertise to new heights.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 129:  Practice CISSP Questions – Deprovisioning and Role Definitions (D5.5.2-3)
Apr 4 2024
CCT 129: Practice CISSP Questions – Deprovisioning and Role Definitions (D5.5.2-3)
Cybersecurity isn't just a buzzword—it's the fortress between your data and a barrage of cyber threats. I'm Sean Gerber, and in this deep-dive session, we confront the stark reality of a world where ransomware attacks have soared, as per a Scottish non-profit's alarming statistics. Doubling down on the urgency for cyber resilience, we underscore the critical need for skilled professionals in this high-stakes domain. Prepare to navigate through the gritty nuances of user account provisioning, from the pivotal inception of user data collection to the often-overlooked, yet crucial final steps in deprovisioning. This isn't just theory; it's the practical know-how that fortifies businesses against the ever-present specter of cybercrime.Shift gears and join the frontline of digital defense as we dissect identity governance and access management—pillars of a secure online infrastructure. Drawing from the CISSP playbook, we unravel the sophisticated layers of multi-factor authentication, the streamlined efficiency of single sign-on solutions, and the wisdom in wielding the principle of least privilege. Whether you're gunning for CISSP certification or just have a vested interest in cybersecurity, our conversation is the ammunition you need to guard against the human errors that often lay organizations bare to attacks. Tune in for a session that promises to arm you with the insights and strategies to safeguard our digital world.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 128: CISSP Mastery - Deprovisioning and Role Definitions (D5.5.2-3)
Apr 1 2024
CCT 128: CISSP Mastery - Deprovisioning and Role Definitions (D5.5.2-3)
Could your company's board benefit from cybersecurity expertise? Discover the untold impact security professionals can make in risk mitigation and financial stability. This week on the CISSP Cyber Training Podcast, I, Sean Gerber, navigate the critical intersection of cybersecurity and corporate governance, underscoring a need for expertise that's often overlooked. We dissect the lifecycle of role management, from the precise art of onboarding to the essential processes of deprovisioning and offboarding. Ensuring your organization's digital fortress is impenetrable requires immediate action and smart tools, which we'll cover in detail.Struggle with managing permissions in your organization? You're not alone. We'll break down Role-Based Access Control, a system that not only fortifies your security but streamlines your access management too. By understanding the risks of credential creep and the benefits of roles defined by job functions, you'll see how a robust RBAC system can prevent conflicts of interest and align with evolving business processes. And for those in the trenches of cybersecurity, I'll outline how the synergy between compliance and security teams forms the backbone of a solid role management plan.Finally, we turn our focus to the CISSP exam, providing a beacon for those charting a course through the vast sea of cybersecurity knowledge. With strategic guidance and essential resources, I'll steer you towards not just passing the exam, but mastering it. Ensure you're equipped with the right identity and access management tools like single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, and Identity Governance and Administration. Remember, your journey doesn't end with certification. Stay connected for continued support as we build your cybersecurity expertise into a powerhouse skill set for any organization.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 127: Practice CISSP Questions – Secure Communication Protocols (D4.1.3)
Mar 28 2024
CCT 127: Practice CISSP Questions – Secure Communication Protocols (D4.1.3)
Embark on an exciting foray into the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity with me, Sean Gerber, as I chart a new course into independent consultancy. The waters are rough, with the UK's critical infrastructure facing an unprecedented OT threat landscape, exacerbated by global geopolitical unrest. Uncover how seemingly secure supply chains and legacy OT systems can become a playground for cyber adversaries, and why protecting energy and utilities has never been more vital. Gain insight into the Purdue model's crucial role in network segregation, and realize how these strategies are essential defenses against the sophisticated threats of today.Transitioning to the educational side of cyber defense, this episode serves as a beacon for CISSP aspirants. We tackle domain 4.1.3 head-on with a CISSP question session that challenges and hones your understanding of essential security protocols like IPsec and Kerberos. I also unveil the extensive arsenal of resources available at cispsybertraining.com, providing everything from free videos to a meticulously crafted blueprint for acing the CISSP exam. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting, this podcast is your ally in the quest for certification and mastery in the digital security realm.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 126:  CISSP Expertise Unveiled - Secure Communication Protocols and Defense Strategies in Cybersecurity (D4.1.3)
Mar 25 2024
CCT 126: CISSP Expertise Unveiled - Secure Communication Protocols and Defense Strategies in Cybersecurity (D4.1.3)
Embark on a cybersecurity odyssey with Sean Gerber as he reveals his leap into the consultancy realm, navigating the precarious balance between the thrill of independence and the stark realities of forging a new path. This episode offers an insider's perspective on secure communication protocols, a fundamental aspect of the CISSP exam, and a critical component of any robust cybersecurity defense. As we dissect the repercussions of the United Health Care hack and its jaw-dropping $22 million ransom, we'll equip you with the acumen to convey the financial stakes of cyber incidents to those who hold the purse strings.As the digital world's intricacies unravel, we delve into the heart of network security with a focus on IPsec configurations and Public Key Infrastructure's role in authentication. You'll gain insights into the synergy between Kerberos and Active Directory, and the critical trade-offs between ease of access and ironclad security. Our journey also scrutinizes the pressing need to abandon outdated algorithms in favor of more resilient encryption standards, ensuring that your remote access remains a bastion against ever-evolving cyber threats.Rounding off our excursion, we examine SRTP and ZRTP, protocols that stand at the vanguard of securing real-time communications like VoIP. Assess the benefits of these protocols against potential hurdles and system intricacies. Moreover, we'll discuss the intersection of the ZRTP with the widely recognized Signal protocol, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the landscape of secure communications. Join us for a deep dive into the technologies that safeguard our digital interactions and arm yourself with knowledge that transcends the theoretical, ready to be applied in the practical world of cybersecurity.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 125: Practice CISSP Questions - Integrity Unhashed through Ensuring Message Authenticity with the CISSP (D3.6)
Mar 21 2024
CCT 125: Practice CISSP Questions - Integrity Unhashed through Ensuring Message Authenticity with the CISSP (D3.6)
Embark on a transformative journey with me, Sean Gerber, as I share the pivotal moment of venturing into full-time cybersecurity consulting after a significant chapter of my career. It's a time of change and opportunity, not just for me but for the entire cybersecurity landscape, as we witness the shockwaves of a ransomware attack on Change Healthcare and its repercussions on entities like UnitedHealthcare. In this episode, we peel back the layers of this incident to reveal the harsh realities and potential regulatory upheavals that could redefine industry standards and hold executives' feet to the fire. Get ready for an essential discussion on the intersection of cybersecurity and accountability and how it impacts us as professionals in the field.As we navigate these turbulent waters, we also unravel the complexities of checksums and cryptographic hash functions. Understand why CRCs can't keep your data under wraps and the vital importance of collision resistance in hashing algorithms. We go beyond basic error detection and step into a world where digital signatures and certificates are the sentinels guarding our digital identities. This deep dive into the technical underpinnings of cybersecurity doesn't just prepare you for the CISSP exam; it arms you with the knowledge to fortify your data against the evolving threats in the cyber realm. Tune in and bolster your defenses with insights from the forefront of cybersecurity.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 124: Integrity Unhashed through Ensuring Message Authenticity with the CISSP (D3.6)
Mar 18 2024
CCT 124: Integrity Unhashed through Ensuring Message Authenticity with the CISSP (D3.6)
Could your passwords withstand a cyber siege by expert Russian hackers? My latest podcast episode serves as a wakeup call to the cyber threats looming over us, showcasing the recent breach of Microsoft's test environment. As Sean Gerber, I dissect the pivotal missteps in password management and underscore the lifesaving grace of multi-factor authentication. We then shift gears to the bedrock of cyber training, examining message authenticity and integrity controls. By unpacking the intricacies of message digests and hashing algorithms, I highlight how they are the unsung heroes in maintaining data sanctity from sender to receiver.The digital realm's trust hinges on the integrity of digital signatures and certificates—crucial allies in the war against data manipulation. Tune in as I break down how hash functions like MD5 and SHA are your first line of defense on file-sharing platforms. But there's more: I pull back the curtain on the encrypted world of digital signatures, revealing their role in sender verification and message security. Diving into the complex trust web spun by Certificate Authorities and the X.509 standard, we explore how digital certificates serve as digital passports in the online world. Brace yourself for an enlightening journey through the landscape of email protection with S/MIME, ensuring that your virtual conversations are sealed, secure, and verifiably authentic.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 123: Practice CISSP Questions – Data Security Controls and Compliance Requirements (D2.6)
Mar 14 2024
CCT 123: Practice CISSP Questions – Data Security Controls and Compliance Requirements (D2.6)
Confront the cyber siege that has the healthcare industry on high alert; this episode sees me, Sean Gerber, dissecting the harrowing United Healthcare ransomware crisis that's rocked our nation. We're not just crunching numbers here—$22 million in ransom to Black Cat hackers signifies more than a hefty payout, it's a stark reminder of our critical infrastructure's fragility in the face of cyber threats. The recent episodes have armed us with knowledge, and now, it's time to put that to the test with CISSP Question Thursday, giving you the tactical edge to conquer the CISSP exam and fortify your cybersecurity defenses.As we navigate the Cybersecurity Concepts and Questions segment, prepare for a thorough breakdown of the digital security toolkit—from honeypots that dupe attackers to the emerging realm of Post-Quantum Cryptography. We'll unravel the essentials of digital signatures with RSA, scrutinize the steadfastness of SIEM systems, and demystify access control models that stand guard over our data. By the end of our journey, you'll not only be versed in preventing cross-site scripting catastrophes but also equipped with a CISSP Blueprint for Success, your very own strategic study companion stocked with invaluable resources to guide you through the certification labyrinth. Join me, and together let's transform these insights into an unbreachable cybersecurity stronghold.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 122: CISSP Deep Dive: Uncovering Data Encryption, Loss Prevention, and Code Obfuscation Strategies (D2.6)
Mar 11 2024
CCT 122: CISSP Deep Dive: Uncovering Data Encryption, Loss Prevention, and Code Obfuscation Strategies (D2.6)
Embarking on a new chapter in my cybersecurity journey, I can't wait to share the depth of insights that come with stepping into the consulting realm. The world of cybersecurity is ever-evolving, and I'm here to navigate this complex landscape with you, offering the expertise you need to protect your data in today's digital battleground. From deciphering the states of data to unveiling the encryption methods that keep your information safe, this episode is a goldmine for anyone serious about mastering cybersecurity, whether for the CISSP exam or the harsh realities of the industry.Have you ever considered how data encryption and loss prevention go hand-in-hand? We dissect the nuances of data in transit, weighing the benefits of end-to-end encryption against the relative vulnerabilities within internal networks. Furthermore, exploring the Tor network opens up a discussion about the trade-offs between user anonymity and the potential for identity exposure. Tackling these complex issues, we also touch on the intricacies of managing digital rights and information access, with real-world examples that bring these concepts to life for our listeners.Wrapping up, we pull back the curtain on the shadowy realm of code obfuscation, a technique that keeps the prying eyes of attackers at bay, yet can be a double-edged sword in malware defense. I share my thoughts on the careful balance required to implement obfuscation effectively, without falling into a labyrinth of confusion that could stifle your team's productivity. Join us for this deep dive into the world of cybersecurity, where practical knowledge meets real-world applications, all aimed at fortifying your defenses in the digital age.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 121: Practice CISSP Questions - Navigating Security Policies and BIA Basics (Domain 1)
Mar 7 2024
CCT 121: Practice CISSP Questions - Navigating Security Policies and BIA Basics (Domain 1)
Imagine your Ubiquiti router as an open treasure chest amidst cyber pirates—how long before it's plundered? This episode throws you a lifeline, urging IoT and critical infrastructure pros to safeguard their digital booty by updating those default credentials, stat! But it's not all about fending off Russian cyber threats; we also turn the tables with CISSP Question Thursday, sharpening your cybersecurity smarts. We dissect the anatomy of a bulletproof security policy, navigate the waters of compliance, and tailor guidelines fit for the remote access odyssey. For those mapping their course through the CISSP certification, this treasure map of insight isn't just for exam prep, it's your compass to mastering the cybersecurity seas.Hoist the sails to the cloud and set a course for the uncharted realms of security standards. This episode's horizon teems with ISO 27001 and ISO 27018—beacons of security in the nebulous cloud. You'll learn to detect anomalies with the sextant of configuration baselines and craft password management protocols as unique as your crew's roles. By charting the tricky waters of BYOD policies and weighing the merits of government-recommended frameworks, we ensure your vessel is shipshape for whatever digital squalls may come. Remember, my cyber training blueprint is your trusty first mate, here to guide you to that CISSP certification, with a trove of resources for every buccaneer, whether ye be sailing solo or with a fleet.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 120: CISSP Essentials: Navigating Security Policies and BIA Basics (Domain 1)
Mar 4 2024
CCT 120: CISSP Essentials: Navigating Security Policies and BIA Basics (Domain 1)
Get ready to fortify your cybersecurity knowledge base, as I, Sean Gerber, guide you through the labyrinth of security policies and the pivotal Business Impact Analysis (BIA). Our latest CISSP Cyber Training Podcast episode is a treasure trove of insights, where we unravel how security policies aren't just documentation—they're the shields guarding your organization's data. With the revolution of AI, crafting these crucial policies has become more intuitive, ensuring that roles, responsibilities, and data protection measures are crystal clear to keep sensitive information under lock and key.Venture beyond the basics as we scrutinize the meticulous process of creating security policies that stand as the vanguard against legal risks and define the line between acceptable and unacceptable behaviors. Discover the art of balancing specificity with flexibility in setting security standards and guidelines, maintaining high-quality protection while adapting to the evolving landscape of IT. This episode isn't just about setting rules; it's about building a resilient fortress through Business Continuity Planning, with BIA as your strategist to quantify risks and prep your business to withstand the unexpected.Aspiring CISSP candidates, this is your beacon in the night. Take a comprehensive journey with us as we lay out a roadmap of resources designed to navigate the complexities of the CISSP curriculum. From in-depth video lectures to tailored courseware, we're here to equip you with the armor and sword to conquer the CISSP exam. Step into the arena with confidence, knowing that you're part of the vanguard defending our digital world from the onslaught of cyber threats. Join us, and let's advance your cybersecurity expertise together.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 119: Practice CISSP Questions – Integrated Product Team (IPT) and Waterfall, Spiral, Agile, Scrum Development (D8.1.2-8.1.5)
Feb 29 2024
CCT 119: Practice CISSP Questions – Integrated Product Team (IPT) and Waterfall, Spiral, Agile, Scrum Development (D8.1.2-8.1.5)
Unlock the secrets to crafting impenetrable software as we delve into Domain 8 of the CISSP exam, where design and architecture reign supreme in the security integration battle. Prepare to have your coding paradigms shifted and your architectural blueprints fortified in this episode, which is nothing short of a cyber-fortification masterclass. We tackle the most critical phase of the SDLC and reveal how a well-laid foundation can make or break your software's defensive capabilities. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting, the insights shared here will be the cornerstone of your cyber defense strategy.This week, we're not just passing along knowledge; we're equipping you with the tools to revolutionize your approach to software development and security. We unpack SAST techniques, emphasizing the importance of meticulous code reviews in sniffing out potential vulnerabilities. Additionally, we demystify OWASP, providing a treasure trove of resources for web application security that's ripe for the taking. And if you're intrigued by the concept of integrated product teams, you'll find our exploration into their role in software development to be invaluable. By the end of this podcast, you'll understand why these teams are integral to fostering collaboration and innovation in the pursuit of unbreakable software. Join us on this journey to elevate your CISSP readiness and cybersecurity prowess.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 118: Integrated Product Team (IPT) and Waterfall, Spiral, Agile, Scrum Development (D8.1.2-8.1.5)
Feb 26 2024
CCT 118: Integrated Product Team (IPT) and Waterfall, Spiral, Agile, Scrum Development (D8.1.2-8.1.5)
Are you prepared to navigate the intricate maze of software development and cybersecurity? This week's episode guarantees to arm you with the expertise to conquer the CISSP exam and apply these vital skills in the real world. We delve into the structures and strategies that define successful software projects, comparing the precision of the waterfall model to the flexibility of agile, scrum, and the hybrid vigor of the spiral approach. Our foray into recent cyberattacks on US pharmacies serves as a stark reminder of the omnipresent cyber threats and the critical role third-party providers play in cybersecurity risk management. This journey through the software development lifecycle shines a spotlight on the crucial stages, from system requirements to operations, all while emphasizing the significance of aligning with customer and stakeholder needs. I also share insider tips on selecting the right programming languages and development tools to match project needs and developer expertise. For those who favor visual learning, we've got you covered with insightful resources from my blog and CISB cyber training that paint a clear picture of these methodologies in action.Finally, we cap off with an exclusive offer for our listeners pursuing CISSP certification: a treasure trove of 360 free practice questions, available over six months to elevate your study game. Sign up today to receive the first set of questions and unlock a personalized learning experience with tailored content that will guide you through the cybersecurity domain. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a CISSP aspirant, this episode is your gateway to mastering the ever-important intersection of software development and cybersecurity.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 117: CISSP Practice Questions - Navigating the CISSP Incident Management Maze (D7)
Feb 22 2024
CCT 117: CISSP Practice Questions - Navigating the CISSP Incident Management Maze (D7)
Unlock the secrets to expert incident response with me, Sean Gerber, in this week’s CISSP Cyber Training Podcast. We're crunching down on the essential steps to effectively detect, respond to, mitigate, and recover from cybersecurity incidents. If you're serious about acing the CISSP exam and expanding your cybersecurity acumen, this episode is your study hall. We'll sift through real-world scenarios, dissecting the types of technologies that keep a vigilant eye on your network's pulse.This isn’t just another lecture; it's a hands-on guide brimming with the kind of quiz-style interaction that sharpens your reflexes for test day and beyond. No guest, just you and me, tackling the questions that can make or break your understanding of incident management. From identifying false alarms to responding to genuine threats, this episode isn’t about pointing fingers—it's about empowering you with the know-how to keep your organization running smoothly. So, gear up for an insightful ride through the landscape of cybersecurity incidents and emerge more prepared than ever for the challenges of the digital world.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!
CCT 116: Incident Resilience - Navigating the CISSP Incident Management Maze (D7)
Feb 19 2024
CCT 116: Incident Resilience - Navigating the CISSP Incident Management Maze (D7)
Prepare to elevate your cybersecurity savvy to new heights! Join Sean Gerber as we dissect the nuts and bolts of the incident response process, an indispensable asset for acing the CISSP exam and bolstering your organization's digital defense. This episode is a treasure trove of strategies, focusing on crafting top-notch incident response plans and fostering a security culture that can withstand the toughest cyber challenges. Whether you're a part of a burgeoning small business or a sprawling enterprise, you'll uncover tailored advice on utilizing firewall and DNS protection, embracing multi-factor authentication, and more. Don't forget to catch the unveiling of "Reduce Cyber Risk," the podcast set to empower SMBs with state-of-the-art cybersecurity tactics.Imagine if your cross-departmental team could seamlessly orchestrate their cyber defense responses. We've got you covered with a deep dive into the art of conducting tabletop exercises, bringing together the brightest from management, IT, HR, and public relations to fortify incident response strategies. Sean illuminates real-world scenarios, from ransomware to insider threats, and emphasizes the importance of tools like SIEM systems and firewall log monitoring. By adopting the perspective of an ethical hacker, you'll gain a competitive edge, learning to set up formidable defenses that keep potential threats at bay.Wrapping up the cyber odyssey, we navigate through best practices for managing infected machines and minimizing cyber threats. You'll learn about the tightrope walk of containing malware while keeping the business gears turning, especially when critical servers come into play. Sean walks you through a litany of recovery methods, from leveraging third-party services to tackling zero-day exploits. As we broach the subject of regulatory repercussions following data breaches, the conversation turns to the art of remediation, the importance of patch management, and embedding a proactive security mindset throughout your corporate culture. With this episode, your data—and your trust—will never be more secure.Gain access to 30 FREE CISSP Exam Questions each and every month by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. Gain access to 60 FREE CISSP Practice Questions each and every month for the next 6 months by going to FreeCISSPQuestions.com and sign-up to join the team for Free. That is 360 FREE questions to help you study and pass the CISSP Certification. Join Today!