Pierluigi Paganini November 29, 2022
Tips for Gamifying Your Cybersecurity Awareness Training Program

In today’s technological world, educating people about cybersecurity awareness is an absolute necessity. According to one report, 82% of data breaches involved the human element, from social attacks to misuse of technologies. These errors are not always entirely preventable, as some level of human error is inevitable, but proper training in cybersecurity awareness can greatly […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 30, 2021
US DoJ announces the creation of Cyber Fellowship Program

The US DoJ announced a new Cyber Fellowship program for training prosecutors and attorneys on cybersecurity. The US DoJ announced a new Cyber Fellowship program for training selected prosecutors and attorneys on cyber threat and threat actors. The course is coordinated through the Criminal Division’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. The training aims at […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 10, 2015
NCA launched #CyberChoice campaign, to prevent youngsters become cyber criminals

The Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched this week #CyberChoices campaign that targets parents of youngsters aged 12-15 to explain them how it is easy to be involved in cyber criminal activities. Are script kiddies a real threat? The Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) thinks so and launched a campaign to discourage teens from hacking activities […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 17, 2015
Security issues in DHS systems potentially exposes confidential data at risk

Despite DHS components have strengthened coordination in performing their cyber missions a recent audit made by the OIG has found several security issues. Among the missions assigned to the DHS there is the coordination of activities related to the prevention, mitigation and recovery from cyber incidents, the Department also oversees the IT security of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 11, 2015
Three UK politicians hacked while using open WiFi networks

A team of experts hacked three UK politicians while they were using unsecured WiFi networks to demonstrate the risks they are daily exposed. Public Wi-Fi networks are dangerous places for our digital identity, we have explained several times the risks related to the connections to open WiFi hotspots. Security  experts have explained these risks to […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 14, 2013
The Hacker Academy – Password Cracking 101: Meet John the Ripper

The Hacker Academy provides a unique learning experience, teaching infosec from the hacker’s perspective. Password cracking is one of the most popular methods used to gain unauthorized access to a computer system. Using cracking to Obtain password hashes is something you can do with physical or remote access to a system. John the Ripper is […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2012
A picture of the Iran threat

The situation in Iran is becoming really critic, time go by and every diplomatic solution is not realizable. We have western countries disturbed by an aggressive policy of the government in Tehran, defiant as ever, that risks trigger a dangerous situation in the Middle East undermining the unstable equilibrium of the whole area. Many time […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 01, 2012
Identity Theft, the growing crime

Every day we exchange personal information with colleagues, friends and unknown people with no idea how they are treated and for what use they will be managed. Telephone number, email address or driver’s license number are example of the data we provide ordinary using new media channels like internet and the social networks. The use […]