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Congratulations to Racquel Bailey from Jamaica on passing CompTIA Security+

Congratulations to Racquel Bailey (from Jamaica) who passed her CompTIA Security+ exam just last week! We asked Racquel to share her experience in preparing for and taking the Security+ exam. We hope you find this article useful and motivational towards taking the CompTIA Security+ exam.   Q: When did you pass and where did you sit the exam? A:…

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Congratulations to Renee Osbourne on passing CompTIA Security+

Congratulations to our member, Renee Osbourne (from Jamaica) who recently passed her CompTIA Security+ exam! We are truly proud of her! Renee passed her exam in December 2020. We asked Renee to share her experience in preparing for and taking the Security+ exam. We hope you find this article useful and motivational towards taking the CompTIA Security+…

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Meet Kwailan Bridgewater from Trinidad and Tobago

We interviewed Kwailan to help you learn more about her and her IT career. PS This October Kwailan passed ISACA’s CRISC exam. Congratulations Kwailan! Q. Who is Kwailan Bridgewater? A. Currently I'm the Manager of Administration and Technical Operations for Bridgewater Maritime and Security Services. It is a family-owned consultancy business. We specialize in services in…

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Week 36 – What’s happening in InfoSec – by Rishauna Gunning

Hey it’s your girl Rishii with your InfoSec weekly update for Aug 30 - Sept 4. It's time to get the truck on the road, so let's go!!!   Northumbria Uni Campus Closed After Serious Cyber-Attack. Northumbria University is still reeling from a cyber-attack which forced it to reschedule exams and close its entire campus in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.Deputy…

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Week 35 – What’s happening in InfoSec – by Tavian Hall

What's NEW this week?? Hey, here's this week's rundown of interesting things that happened.   DoJ Aims to Seize 280 Cryptocurrency Accounts Used by Hackers Complaint details collaboration with China to funnel $250m in stolen funds as part of state-sponsored attacks. Iranian Hackers Target Academic Researcher via WhatsApp, LinkedIn The Iran-linked hacking group known as Charming Kitten recently switched to…

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Week 34 – What’s happening in InfoSec – by Rishauna Gunning

Knock Knock !! Let’s talk about what’s new this week.   Data scraping firm leaks 235m Instagram, TikTok, YouTube user records. According to researchers, the trove of data was left for public access without any security authentication. https://www.hackread.com/data-scraping-firm-leaks-instagram-tiktok-youtube-records/   AI firm exposes 2.5 million sensitive medical records online. 2.5 million medical records containing sensitive and confidential data have been exposed by…

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W32 – What’s happening in InfoSec – by Rishauna Gunning from Jamaica

Knock Knock !! Let’s talk about what’s new this week. Developing Community for Woman Infosec Pros in India.  Vandana Verma tells us how women in India are finding support, education and love of cybersecurity through the growing InfosecGirls community.  https://www.darkreading.com/theedge/developing-community-for-woman-infosec-pros-in-india/b/d-id/1338555?_mc=rss_x_drr_edt_aud_dr_x_x-rss-simple Is this an upgrade or downgrade? WhatsApp’s new fact-check feature lets users identify fake i̇nformation.  WhatsApp's "Search the Web"…

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