One year ago, I had never heard of the SANS Institute. What I did know was that I needed a career change, and that I had decided to pursue cybersecurity as my new career path.
Last May I quit my job as a web developer, went back to college and started racking up GIAC certifications. Since then I have overclocked my brain, blown my buffers, and melted my cortex more times than I can count, and I love it.
As more details about the Equifax breach come to light, the degree of incompetence and mishandling seems unbelievable. Or is it?
There are a lot of conflicting reports going around right now, so there is a lot of confusion about what happens, what it means for you and me, and what we can do about it. Here is what we know…