The 4 Best Articles About Information Security

More than ever before, data is driving the worldwide economy. With the growth of opportunity also comes a rise in risks from loss, theft, and manipulation of information. What is the state of information security? These 4 articles by EXIN experts give a comprehensive overview of the current conversation about information security and hacking.

5 Ways Cybercriminals Want to Take Advantage of You

Cybercrime is predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021. Those with bad intentions are launching cyber-attacks at organizations, governments, and consumers worldwide. At the same time, there is a shortage of skilled, technical security experts. The many forms in which criminals operate online are astonishing. This article describes the 5 most malicious types of cybercrime, most of which affect both individuals and companies.

Black Hat Hacker Versus White Hat Hacker

Remember all the old-time cowboy movies? The hero always sported a white hat; the bad guy had a black hat. It is this cliché that has been carried over to describe the way hackers are usually seen — as “white hat hackers” or as “black hat hackers.” Both types of hackers play important roles in our day and age. This article describes both types.

5 Information Security Skills Employers Love

The constant and global exchange of information between individuals, computers, and machines results in insight and value. This new world brings not only challenges but also career opportunities! This article describes 5 skills modern employers love.

So, You Want to be an Ethical Hacker?

To catch a thief, sometimes you have to think like a thief — but don’t be a thief. Likewise, an ethical hacker should have the same technical skills as his criminal counterpart but never become him. Moreover, there is one very important skill no black hat hacker has, so read more and learn these 3 mandatory skills if you want to be an ethical hacker.

EXIN and Information Security

There has been a global shortage of information security professionals for several years now. The EXIN Information Security Management program aims to assist with this by including certifications that are tailored to everyone processing information. The program helps employees meet the growing demand for skilled and certified security professionals. They will learn to use the ISO/IEC 27001 standard set and how to deal with security trends in mobile, Cloud Computing, and the Internet of Things.