Difference Between Information security and Cybersecurity?
securing information whether it is stored or in transit.
To protect information whether it is electronic or non-electronic is called information security.
Information Security Includes:
Converting Plain text into cypher text.
Physical security is also called infrastructure security.
This means what measures are taken in order to secure assets physically.
- CCTV Cameras
- Boundary Walls
- concrete walls
Network and Telecom Security:
For Network and Telecom security we use:
- Access Control List
- Port Security
Software Development Security:
To secure the software during the development lifecycle of a software
Data security contains the following
- Security Goveranance
- Risk Management
Risk Management is a crucial thing to secure anything
If you want to secure anything, to secure anything how much resource is required and the cost is required to secure it?
secure anything according to the budget and requirement
For Example to secure a room we apply:
- fire alarm
WAF stands for Web Application Firewall
It is a 3rd Generation Firewall
it is the latest generation firewall
It contains IDS and IPS
it can cost thousands of dollars
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards
It has different layers
PCI DSS Compliance:
Those companies that follow PCI DSS guidelines, a PCI DSS guidelines auditor will audit a particular site after the audit they approve as PCI DSS. After their approval, the Company is called PCI DSS compliance.
cybersecurity is the branch of information security.
There are main three tracks in cyber security
CEH Certified Ethical Hacker 125 MCQs.
CPENT Certified Pentenetration Tester 12 hrs exam and there are 20 exam
LPT Licenced Penetration Tester 18 hrs exam and 6 hours each task
LPT have their licenced to hack anyone but are bound to certain terms and conditions.
Every certification has 3 years of licence
There is no annual fee for CEH
You can extend your certification up to 1 year while getting 120 points
How to earn CEH credits?
CEH credits can be earned by following these tips:
- You can get 1 point while attending any certified person webinar
- Passing any international cybersecurity related certification you can get 40 points
- while publishing any security research paper, they can give you 40 credit hours.
You can claim your credits in EC Council dashboard
CHFI: Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
It is the most world renown worldwide accepted certification in the world.