Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape: Unlocking Basics for Beginners  

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Date: April 16, 2024
Time: 2:30 PM BST | 9:30 AM EDT | 7:00 PM IST
Topic: Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape: Unlocking Basics for Beginners

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Abstract: In today’s digital landscape, cybersecurity has become paramount. With the rise in the quality and quantity of cyber threats, the traditional approach for the active and passive defense of an organization’s networks and assets tends to fall short, making the need for offensive and proactive security eminent. Advanced security approaches, such as ethical hacking, penetration testing, threat intelligence, etc., have become a crucial aspect of cybersecurity in order to identify vulnerabilities in systems and networks before malicious hackers exploit them. The current webinar aims to understand the need for cybersecurity and how beginners interested in exploring this field can create a lucrative career out of it. Along with ethical considerations, tools, and tactics, the webinar also sheds light on learning paths that help beginners pursue their career journey in cybersecurity. Whether you’re a student considering a career in cybersecurity or a professional looking to expand your skillset and transition into this field, this webinar will provide you with foundational knowledge and practical insights to get started.

Key takeaways:

  • Understanding the need for proactive security
  • Introduction to security domains and technologies
  • Building your cybersecurity skills
  • Taking the first step toward a career in cybersecurity

Adam JonesAdam Jones, Freelance Ethical Hacker

Bio: Adam Jones is a freelance ethical hacker, cybersecurity educator, and web developer with 7+ years of experience. He focuses mostly on penetration testing of online assets, especially web apps, and holds the EC-Council Certified Cybersecurity Technician (C|CT) qualification.

Adam creates infosec video content, including walkthroughs for vulnerable labs and CTF (capture the flag) exercises, under the online handle z3nsh3ll. As a professional full-stack web developer, he has a strong understanding of core web technologies, including PHP and JavaScript.

*Examples, analysis, views and opinion shared by the speakers are personal and not endorsed by EC-Council or their respective employer(s)

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