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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 7th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cyber actors may send emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites to trick victims into revealing sensitive information or - Read More
 
March 7th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Cloud security is as important as ever as more and more services are moved to the cloud. Unfortunately misconfigured servers still exist, regardless of where they are located. A simple Google search (no Shodan required) is all it takes to find unsecured S3 buckets, which can be - Read More
 
March 7th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Wireless network security has come a long way since the days of easily breakable Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP). WiFi Protected Access (WPA) 2 has been the most commonly used standard since it was released in 2004 and has had very few vulnerabilities since the original release. - Read More
 
March 7th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    The popular free Certificate Authority (CA), Let’s Encrypt, will be revoking mil-lions of certificates that enable Transport Layer Security (TLS), the subsequent protection of data between machines, and the positive identification of services for their customers. Digital - Read More
 
March 7th, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
     Apache Tomcat has been a popular Java servlet hosting application for over 20 years. It is used to host hundreds of thousands of websites and web applications. However, a high-risk vulnerability has recently been discovered that has remained unnoticed for 13 years.   - Read More
 
February 22nd, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
For you security professions this is a great site to get guidance and software. The software listed here developed within the National Security Agency and is available to the public for use. I encourage you to check it out!I would also tell you to check out  this site as well code - Read More
 
February 22nd, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    The National Security Agency released the source code of Ghidra, its reverse engineering tool.    This source code repository includes instructions to build on all supported platforms (macOS, Linux, and Windows). With this release, developers will be able to - Read More
 
February 22nd, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Details of 10.6 million MGM hotel guests posted on a hacking forum Chinese hackers have breached online betting and gambling sitesA DivvyCloud report finds 196 data breaches exposed more than 33 billion records due to environments without appropriate security.Iranian hackers have been - Read More
 
February 22nd, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    We expect services to protect themselves from fraudulent activity. Automated services tend to be particularly tempting to unscrupulous individuals that seem to think that they can pull one over on an unmanned operation. So it makes plenty of sense for Google AdSense to be - Read More
 
February 22nd, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Many people believe that cybersecurity training and awareness isn’t important in their jobs, especially if their role isn’t technical. However, social engineering has led to the human element being the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain and attackers can be very - Read More
 

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