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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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March 15th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 CISA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory that details how Russian state-sponsored cyber actors accessed a network with misconfigured default multifactor authentication (MFA) protocols. The actors then exploited a critical Windows Print Spooler - Read More
 
March 15th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 The National Security Agency (NSA) and CISA have updated their joint Cybersecurity Technical Report (CTR): Kubernetes Hardening Guide, originally released in August 2021, based on valuable feedback and inputs from the cybersecurity community.  Kubernetes is an open-source system that automates - Read More
 
March 11th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Beginning June 1, 2022, the CISSP exam in the Computerized Adaptive Testing (CAT) format will contain 50 pretest (unscored) items, which will increase the minimum and maximum number of items candidates will need to respond to from 100-150 to 125-175 items during the exam. To allow for these - Read More
 
March 11th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The new Courseware is out. You have to decide if you like to take the old test by May 1 or new content On June 1 and beyond.The new content is as follows1 Information Security GovernanceA Enterprise Governance1A1 Organizational Culture1A2 Legal, Regulatory, and Contractual Requirements1A3 - Read More
 
March 9th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 CISA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National Security Agency (NSA), and the United States Secret Service (USSS) have re-released an advisory on Conti ransomware. Conti cyber threat actors remain active and reported Conti ransomware attacks against U.S. and international - Read More
 
March 9th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has released an annual report providing an assessment of worldwide threats to U.S. national security.The 2022 Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community was released in accordance with Section 617 of the Intelligence Authorization - Read More
 
March 9th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Introduction to Cybersecurity for Commercial Satellite Operations: 2nd Draft of NISTIR 8270 is Available for Comment Space operations are vital to advancing the security, economic prosperity, and scientific knowledge of the Nation. However, cyber-related threats to space assets and their - Read More
 
March 5th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 TeaBot, posing as “QR Code Scanner: Add-On”, is downloaded from two specific GitHub repositories created by the user feleanicusor. It has been verified that those repositories contained multiple TeaBot samples starting from Feb 17, 2022:As reported at TeaBot is now spreading across the globe | - Read More
 
March 4th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Final Ransomware Risk Management Cybersecurity Framework Profile - Read More
 
March 1st, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Our new UpdraftPlus release, 1.22.3 (free version) / 2.22.3 (paid versions) is a security release. The short version is: you should update. To get the details, read on!On the evening of February 15th, we received a security defect report from security researcher Marc-Alexandre Montpas of - Read More
 

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