Monthly Archives April 2015

Phishing is getting more sophisticated

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Standard email with a link inside the email linking back to a compromised website.

You often find phishing attacks in your email and they are sometimes removed by the antivirus software in your organisation.  One of the ways you are protected is the antivirus scanning attachments and quarantine infected emails, however they are using ‘escaped’ characters and let the browser interpret the escape characters and then interpret that as normal HTML code.

The normal emails that you see often tried to send you a link which you click on, and this will take you to a compromised site that looks similar to your bank website and try and dupe you to enter your logon credentials.

Later attempts by fraudsters adding an attachment which when you opened it with a text reader, you could easily see that it ...

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CISSP Certification

The CISSP Exam sets aside six hours for individuals to write, but with our training providing a well detailed foundation and information on the domains, and the dedication of hard-working individuals, one allows for wonderful results!

Below is an e-mail our trainer Mervin received after a student who attended the CISSP Training  wrote his exam recently. The student’s name has been changed in order to keep their anonymity.

With receiving the CISSP certification, one receives the opportunity for more doors to open and provides knowledge that will always be advantageous.

“Hi there,

I passed. The boot camp was ample preparation for the task. I wrote in 90 minutes and panicked about that.

Thanks for the exceptional prep. It is greatly appreciated!

Regards,

J.R. Tolkien”

The CISSP certific...

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Student Feedback

The feedback below is given by students who have taken part in various courses provided by SACS. Their anonymity has been kept as to safeguard their personal information as well as that of the companies.

“This lecturer is a motivator. He is filled with knowledge and also challenges his audiences to think. The course was an eye-opener and makes you wonder how secured is our work environment.”

– Private

“The presenter demonstrated a high level of the content knowledge and was able to communicate the knowledge across. This course is excellent. The continuous relationship after training is the best idea.”

– Financial Institution

“Mervin is extremely knowledgeable and it is good to have him as a reference. The course has opened my eyes to various new methodologies...

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