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Jay Ferron

I am a self proclaimed geek who has authored, may technical training courses. As a speaker Jay has presented at many events including, user groups, Computer trade shows, DOD and federal conferences, ISPCON, TechEd, and WPC. Jay is on the global board member of GITCA. Past President of ISACA-CT, Past president APCUG and is a Microsoft MVP Enterprise Security. Jay has been a MVP in in Windows, HPC, and Azure.

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January 21st, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
National Cyber Awareness System: Safeguard Websites from Cyberattacks (REPOST) Original release date: January 21, 2020Protect personal and organizational public-facing websites from defacement, data breaches, and other types of cyberattacks by following cybersecurity best practices. The - Read More
 
January 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Critical Patch Update is a collection of patches for multiple security vulnerabilities. These patches are usually cumulative, but each advisory describes only the security patches added since the previous Critical Patch Update advisory. Thus, prior Critical Patch Update advisories should be - Read More
 
January 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Cisco Webex Video Mesh, Cisco IOS, and Cisco IOS XE Software. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. For updates addressing lower severity vulnerabilities, see the Cisco Security - Read More
 
January 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    With an estimated 25,000 hosts still vulnerable and proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code now being released, things went from bad to worse for those affected by the vulnerability CVE-2019-19881. In December, Mikhail Klyuchnikov, a researcher at Positive Technologies disclosed a - Read More
 
January 17th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    A popular app allowing parents to track their baby’s special moments by storing videos, pictures, height, weight, location, and other milestones in a child’s development has leaked thousands of those special moments online. Peekaboo Moments, developed by Bithouse Inc - Read More
 
January 10th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    In the first three quarters of 2019, the world saw nearly 152 million ransom-ware attacks affecting every sector from government to education to healthcare. As the threat continues to grow, it costs businesses over $75 million per year. One cybersecurity group estimated a new - Read More
 
January 10th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    WhatsApp is a Facebook owned messaging system popular for their end-to-end encryption and groups that are capable of including up to 256 members. A shared communication tool is critical to have while coordinating amongst friends and participants of collaborative efforts. When one - Read More
 
December 20th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    In the world of IoT home cameras, Ring cameras by Amazon are most popular. There can be many benefits of using the cameras for monitoring or as a security device, but it’s been a bad few weeks for the Ring camera. We now have reports of a hacker taunting a child in - Read More
 
December 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Malicious apps are bad enough, but what if you have one on your phone that looks just like an app you use everyday? As it turns out, researchers from the Norwegian application security firm Promon discovered an Android vulnerability that does just that.      - Read More
 
December 12th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
A virtual private network (VPN) is supposed to keep the user's traffic over a network safe from outside onlookers. They act as a protected path for communication over a public network to gain access to the resources and capabilities of the private network without a physical connection. Researchers - Read More
 

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