Building a Virtual Machine Lab (Guide) Part 1

In order to get familiar with different operating systems and software, you will want to use some sort of virtualization.  Fortunately, building a VM lab at home is easy and surprisingly inexpensive.  Lets go over what you’ll need. Computer to host the hypervisor (allows multiple VMs), also known as the “Host” Hypervisor software (VMware is…


The CIA Triad

You might have heard of the CIA…no I’m not talking about the Central Intelligence Agency.  CIA when it comes to cybersecurity refers to Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability. Confidentiality In a nutshell, this means that you want to keep your critical data from leaving your network and being shared with anyone else.  This leg of the…


Welcome to MOPP4

What is MOPP? MOPP stands for Mission Oriented Protective Posture and it is a term used by the military to describe levels of protection that a person wears on their body to protect them from chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons. MOPP4 is the highest level of protection afforded to an individual, but it comes at…