Leighton Johnson is the CTO and Founder of ISFMT (Information Security Forensics Management Team) and a provider of computer security, forensics consulting, and certification training. He has over 35 years of experience in computer security, cybersecurity, software development, and information operations and assurance. Leighton holds various cybersecurity certifications including:

  • CAP (Certified Authorization Professional)
  • ATOL2 (DOD Anti-Terrorism Officer Level 2)
  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)
  • CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)
  • CMAS (Certified Master Antiterrorism Specialist)
  • CIFI (Certified Information Forensics Investigator)
  • C|CISO (Certified Chief Information Security Officer)
  • MBCI (Certified Member Business Continuity Institute)
  • CRISC (Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control)
  • CSSLP (Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional)
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

He has recently reviewed our ISC2 CCSP course and provided his valuable feedback. Please read it here:

Leighton Johnson ISC2 CCSP Certification Course Review

“The uCertify CCSP course covers all 6 domains of the CCSP certification and provides hands-on learning on exam topics. The course comes with interactive learning resources such as flashcards, knowledge checks, quizzes, and lab. 

The detailed notes and examples are good approaches for learning and understanding the topics you need to successfully pass the CCSP examination. I recommend this course to everyone preparing for CCSP certification.”

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Thank you Leighton, we are glad to have your honest and valuable feedback on our course. 

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Chirag Gupta is working as a Logistic Executive at Zomato. He is a Bug Bounty Hunter acknowledged by Google, Microsoft, Intel, AT&T, Oracle, Netgear, Pinterest, MasterCard, and many Govts. He is skilled in cloud computing, cloud security, network engineering, network administration, ethical hacking, and security testing. Chirag holds various IT certifications including:

  • CompTIA ITF+
  • Star Secure User
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator
  • EC-Council Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)

He has recently reviewed our ISC2 CISSP course and provided his valuable feedback. Please read it here:

Chirag Gupta: ISC2 CISSP Course Review

“The uCertify ISC2 CISSP course helps beginners learn all the topics covered in the certification exam. The quizzes provide questions and answers along with their explanations. The lab provides a complete understanding of the exam topics with real-world scenarios.

 The various interactive components of the course such as flashcards, pre-assessments, and post-assessments keep learners engaged and provide hands-on expertise on the CISSP certification exam topics.”

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Thank you Chirag, we are glad to have your honest and valuable feedback on our course. 

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The demand for cybersecurity professionals has increased dramatically in the past couple of years. This field can be a good career opportunity for professionals, therefore, earning a certification in this field is an excellent way to stand out in the job market. The right cybersecurity certification can help you get your dream job with a good salary as well. A cybersecurity certification is one of the best ways you can validate your knowledge, skills, and experience in this field. Some cybersecurity certifications can help you use to showcase your knowledge of this field. These credentials are the top 5 cybersecurity certifications to consider in 2019.

Five Most Popular Cybersecurity Certifications In 2019

1. ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional Certification

The ISC2 CISSP certification ensures knowledge required for IT security professionals how to engineer, implement, manage, and design the overall information security program to protect organizations from growing sophisticated attacks.

Here are the ISC2 CISSP exam objectives:

  • Asset Security
  • Security Operations
  • Security and Risk Management
  • Software Development Security
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Architecture and Engineering
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)

2. ISACA Certified Information Security Manager Certification

ISACA CISM is a globally-recognized, expert-level credential designed for the IS and IT professionals to develop and manage an information security program. CISM holders are recognized among the most qualified professionals in the information security and risk management fields. The ISACA CISM exam objectives are as follows:

  • Information Security Governance
  • Information Security Incident Management
  • Information Risk Management and Compliance
  • Information Security Program Development and Management

3. EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker Certification

The EC-Council CEH certification is a vendor-neutral, mid-level credential that focuses on hacking techniques and technology from an offensive perspective. CEH exam objectives are as follows:

  • Sniffing
  • Hacking
  • Enumeration
  • Cryptography
  • SQL Injection
  • System Hacking
  • Malware Threats
  • Denial of Service
  • Cloud Computing
  • Session Hijacking
  • Social Engineering
  • Scanning Networks
  • Hacking Mobile Platforms
  • Hacking Web Applications
  • Hacking Wireless Networks
  • Introduction to Ethical Hacking
  • Footprinting and Reconnaissance
  • Evading IDS, Firewalls, and Honeypots

4. ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional Certification

The ISC2 CCSP certification is appropriate for those whose responsibilities include procuring, securing and managing cloud environments or purchased cloud services. The ISC2 CCSP certification provides an understanding of information, cyber, software, and cloud computing infrastructure security. ISC2 CCSP objectives are as follows:

  • Operations
  • Cloud Data Security
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Cloud Application Security
  • Architectural Concepts & Design
  • Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security

5. ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor certification

The ISACA CISA certification is an expert-level, globally-recognized credential designed for IS audit control and assurance. It is also made for security professionals to audit, control, monitor and assess information technology and business systems. ISACA CISA exam objectives are:

  • Protection of Information Assets
  • Governance and Management of IT
  • The Process of Auditing Information Systems
  • Information Systems Operations, Maintenance, and Support
  • Information Systems Acquisition, Development, and Implementation

uCertify offers a comprehensive course to help students prepare for the cybersecurity certification exams. The course will help you pass the exam in your first attempt.

Jeremy Green is working as a Commercial Cyber Training Specialist at BT with more than 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. He works in the mobile forensics, cyber defense, cyber warfare, cryptocurrency, digital forensics, and security awareness fields. Jeremy holds various IT certifications including:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA ITF+
  • EC-Council CEH
  • CompTIA CySA+
  • CompTIA CASP+
  • CompTIA Server+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Network+

He has recently reviewed our CompTIA CySA+ course and provided his valuable feedback. Please read it here:

Jeremy Green Reviewed ISC2 CISSP Course Review

“The uCertify course is of high quality and easy to follow. I like the course design that comes with good and interesting graphics, descriptions, and quizzes used to check your knowledge on exam topics.

The course offers real exam based practice questions. To summarize, I found uCertify CySA+ to be the best online course and I recommend it to everyone preparing for its certification exam.”

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Thank you Jeremy, we are glad to have your honest and valuable feedback on our course. 

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Cloud-based systems offer an infinite number of advantages to almost all types of businesses irrespective of their sizes. Cloud computing is going to be the next most important thing for businesses in the coming years. According to surveys, 50% of people agree that cloud computing will become very important for businesses and 59% feel that cloud computing is necessary for their operations. Though there are innumerable benefits offered by cloud technologies, some concerns need to be discussed as well. Cloud security is a prime concern for small businesses these days. Data breaches and compliance issues have a huge impact on work efficiency, employee performance, and can even result in regulatory fines. Even though transferring data to the cloud is a simple task, it is not so easy for small business owners. The reason behind this is the level of cloud security that is required for an organization to work smoothly. This is the reason that 51% have security concerns moving their data to the cloud. These concerns include:

  • 22% are afraid that they will lose control of the data stored in the cloud
  • 28% don’t use cloud services because of the compliance & regulatory issues
  • 31% don’t trust the level of security in cloud services
Cloud Security Concerns for Small and Medium Businesses

The productivity of cloud-based systems are better than non-cloud based systems, however, small businesses are not using cloud-based systems. The reason behind this is that most organizations are not specialists in data security. 

All organizations are hiring highly-skilled cloud security specialists to protect their data on the cloud. Research has shown that the demand for skilled cloud security professionals will continue to grow in the coming years. If you want to start a career in this field, you should go for cloud certifications. These certifications will help you showcase your skills in cloud computing and cloud security. uCertify offers various comprehensive courses that will help you prepare for your desired certification exam.