Natalie Werner

Natalie Werner
Natalie Werner is a freelance writer, CISSP & CCSK Certified Cybersecurity specialist with over 20 years of experience in the banking industry. She's also co-founder and CEO at The Alliance for Cyber Security Excellence (The ACE), an international not -for profit organization that provides cyber security solutions to reduce risk exposure from threats like hacks or malware infections by bringing together trusted experts across various fields, including information technology (IT). As well as providing specialized operational courses on how to maintain your digital assets within IT domains such data protection, Natalie offers strategic training designed help organizations better understand their own business needs when it comes down to protecting against external risks brought about through technological advances

Ransomware: What it is And How To Protect Yourself

Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software or malware that virtually holds your data hostage, locking up your computer and threatening to keep it locked until you pay the attacker’s ransom. The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) reports that in 2021, ransomware attacks accounted for 21% of all cyberattacks and …

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understanding access control systems

access control systems

The ultimate objective of any security system is to provide individuals and organizations with a sense of safety. When a group has complete control over its assets and can utilize them without restriction, this utopia comes into being. People can enjoy genuine peace of mind when they do not have …

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Introduction to OpenVPN

Introduction to OpenVPN

The internet is just as important as any other public service in today’s world. The first thing on everyone’s mind when purchasing a new home or opening up a firm in a new location is a reliable internet connection, followed by electricity, heating, garbage collection, and (but not necessarily) a …

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The importance of cyber security

The importance of cyber security

Throughout history, those engaged in conflict have always used the most up-to-date technology to advance their cause and achieve specific goals. In every war, breakthroughs have been utilized to combat actual or perceived foes using scientific advancements. Yet, conflicts nowadays are no longer limited to conventional battlefields; instead, they may …

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Crypto Scams

Crypto Scams

If you are up to date on current events, you’ve most likely heard of Bitcoin or other types of cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency has been in vogue for many years and has quickly spread worldwide like wildfire. This has presented new risks for potential investors. People eager to jump on the trend …

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Remote Attack

What is a Remote Attack

What is a Remote Attack? When a thief robs a house for material items, they risk leaving DNA evidence or fingerprints that could lead to their arrest. However, hackers who commit cyber crimes can do so without ever being in the same vicinity as their victim and therefore are much …

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APT (Advanced Persistent Threat)

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What is APT Even though an increasing number of organizations are taking preventative measures against cybercrime, many individuals still need to be aware of these precautions’ importance. Furthermore, some people think that they only need to protect themselves from viruses and worms when, in reality, hacktivists present a much more significant …

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SQL Injection 101: What is SQLi and How to Prevent Attacks

sql injection

What is SQL injection SQL injection (SQLi) is a type of attack that allows criminals to execute malicious SQL statements against vulnerable web applications. Attackers can access sensitive data, such as customer information, personal data, trade secrets, and more by bypassing application security measures. Here we will discuss SQL injection, …

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Spyware: What It Is and How to Protect Yourself

Spyware: What It Is and How to Protect Yourself

Do you know what spyware is? Chances are, you’ve been infected by it at some point in your online life. Spyware is malware that installs itself on devices without the user’s knowledge and can steal sensitive information like passwords, credit card numbers, and internet usage data. It can also be …

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What is a DDoS Attack? The Complete Guide

What is a DDoS Attack? The Complete Guide to Understanding and Defending Against Distributed Denial of Service Attacks

A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is a malicious attempt to make an online service unavailable by overwhelming it with traffic from multiple sources. This guide will teach you everything you need to know about DDoS attacks, including how to defend against them. What is a DDoS Attack? A …

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