Ravi Das

Ravi Das
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Ravi is a Business Development Specialist for The AST Cybersecurity Group, a leading security consultancy based in the Greater Chicago area. It is a boutique firm, offering all sorts of cyber services, including that of technical writing and podcasting. The AST Cybersecurity Group has been in business for 11 years, and the website is: www.astcybsersecurity.com

Monitoring the Dark Web

Introduction Using the Internet today is second nature to most us. We take it for granted every day. However, when something goes wrong with it,...

Penetration Testing (Part 2)

The previous article, defined Penetration Testing and explained why it is critical and who carries it out. Now we will review several different kinds...

Penetration Testing (Part 1)

Introduction With the Remote Workforce now an almost certain reality for the foreseeable future, businesses are scrambling as fast as they can to beef up...

How to Share Cybersecurity Risk in Your Company

Introduction A year after the COVID-19 pandemic began, many people and businesses thought that by now things would be more or less back to normal....

The Importance of Cyber Resilience

What exactly Is cyber resilience? A technical definition of it is as follows: “Cyber resilience is the ability to prepare for, respond to and recover...

How to Fill the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage

A huge Cyber problem that is confounding Corporate America (and companies worldwide) is the lack of a solid Cybersecurity workforce. While there are skilled...

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards: An Overview (Part 2)

Our previous article provided an overview of the PCI DSS and the levels it uses to categorize businesses. Now we will outline the specific security...

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (Part 1)

In previous articles we have examined government legislation aimed at protecting the data privacy rights of consumers both in the European Union and the...

Major Differences Between the GDPR and the CCPA (Part 2)

In Part I of this series, we reviewed the differences between how the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation...

Major Differences Between the GDPR and the CCPA (Part 1)

Introduction With the recent passages of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), many people use the names of...